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Social, emotional and mental health

Social, emotional and mental health
Children and young people who find it difficult to manage their emotions and behaviour in a way that affects their daily life.
Types of need and what that could look like Examples of support available in our school How we check it is working
Some of the things children and young people might find difficult are: • Reasonable adjustments made to the curriculum/teaching. • Observations of the child or young person to see if they are coping better in school.
• Following rules set by others • Get advice from professionals and specially trained staff in school. • Talk to adults who have worked with the child or young person.
• Sitting still for very long. • Extra support can be given in a small group by an adult to help the child or young person learn about how to help themselves. • Talk to the child or young person.
• Listening to and following instructions. • Extra support can be given to the child or young person by an adult for a short time during the day to let them talk about the things that have upset them. • Talk to parents
• Understanding how they are feeling.   • Use of emotions cards and prompts.
• Making friends. • Individual targets to show what the child or young person needs help with.  
• Dealing with their difficulties in a way that does not cause harm to themselves or others. • Personalised social stories to support with appropriate behaviours and responses.  
• Taking responsibility for the things that they do. • Access to a Leaning Mentor and Chill Zone.  
  • Get out of class pass where needed.
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