We fully appreciate that school staff do not have adequate time to meet with parents, attend meetings, provide 1:1 and small group interventions for low level family and community needs. We also understand the growing demands on mainstream SENDCo's with the increasing numbers of SEND pupils being placed in mainstream schools. SENDS Support CIC now provide a Pastoral Service to enable schools to better support their pupils, families and community.
Supporting parents and in-school interventions for groups and individuals.
Full or half day sessions with a consultant. Package includes:
Sign posting to other agencies if required
Liaising with school staff, families, school and other professionals such as Social Care and School Health
Attending agency meetings on behalf of the school
Interventions in school around behaviour, anxiety, feelings and emotions.
Supporting improvements in SEND across the school.
Setting up systems, provision mapping, coaching and training teachers and teaching assistants.
Advice on classroom setting and support, ensuring that staff and classrooms enable all children to achieve their full potential.
We observe lessons and interventions, providing written and verbal advice to inform good practice.
Support with provision-mapping, reviewing policies, reviewing and writing IEP’s, EHCP’s, GRIP applications and Pupil Support Plans.
Develop and model interventions for ASD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Sensory Impairment, Communication and Positive Behaviour Support
Supporting families to understand and change behaviours that challenge at home
Named consultant for families
Individual/group support for families
Training courses for parents and carers
Support with behaviour analysis
Strategies and support plans for home
Home visits if needed
In-school support for behaviours that challenge
Strategy support – modelling and implementation
Advice and consultation on behaviour policy, practices, structures and working protocols.
Advice on transition, reintegration and managed moves.
Advice on the writing and development of IEP’s, EHCP’s, behaviour targets, behaviour plans, behaviour contracts, individual support programs and positive handling plans.
Assessments and reports on individual students
Feedback meetings with parents and carers are available if required.