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Newburn Manor Primary School

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Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties


This may include;


  • Social difficulties
  • Mental health conditions
  • Emotional difficulties



“You place a high priority on developing pupils’ well-being to ensure that pupils thrive.”

(Ofsted, July 2017)


  • Clear sanctions and rewards are followed to offer pupils structure and routines (See Behaviour Policy)
  • Risk assessments are carried out to ensure the safety and inclusion of all pupils in all activities
  • Referrals to specialists outside of the school where appropriate (Educational Psychology Service, CYPS)
  • Small group or one-to-one targeted programmes are delivered to pupils to improve social skills and emotional resilience e.g. Fun Friends (KS1), Friends for Life (KS2), RISE Mental Health workshops, bespoke intervention tailored to individual or small group need
  • Small group support for social and emotional need through our Early Bird ACORNS group and individualised support as need determines throughout the school week from our SENTA
  • Opportunities to attend residential trips in Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6 which help to develop social, emotional and behavioural resilience, promoting independence