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My child has difficulties with Social, Emotional &/or Mental Health

This can include:

  • All those young people who experience short but significant periods of high anxiety, stress, distress or anger that affect their education.
  • Young people who have a range of longer-term recognised mental health conditions.
  • Forming and maintaining relationships
  • Bereavement
  • Attitudes to attainment
  • Attendance
  • Self-esteem



What can Elm Park offer?

  • An in-school counsellor 
  • Home school support worker
  • Strengths and Difficulties Assessment completed and used to support learning
  • The use of Visual Timetables where appropriate
  • Anger Management sessions
  • Art Therapy sessions
  • ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistants) sessions
  • Mindfulness
  • Lunch Time groups
  • Peer Mentor Programme
  • Positive Play Leader Programme
  • Class Learning Ambassadors and Learning Experts
  • Small group work where necessary
  • Whole class P4C sessions and Circle Time
  • Learning and Life Skills sessions
  • Timetabled lunchtime and after-school clubs
  • Achievement Certificates
  • Restorative Justice approach to behaviour
  • Bespoke behaviour plans and reward systems where necessary
  • Behaviour Consultations with the Local Authority
  • Bereavement Counselling can be arranged with external agencies
  • Trained and specialised LSAs who support children with all SEMH difficulties
  • Positive reinforcements and celebration of successes
  • Use of ‘Chill-Out Room’ when needed
  • Personalised Learning to ensure all pupils are engaged and interested.