Training opportunities

Whole school

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators

INSET day or 2 Twilight sessions 

Understanding attachment and strategies for the classroom.

Effective use of Teaching Assistances in the classroom for SEMH pupils.

Understanding behaviours associated with Autism.

Understanding ADHD and strategies for the classroom.

Emotional coaching.

Strategies to promote positive mental health for anxious or depressed pupils, overcoming anxiety.

De-escalation strategies.

Resilience and emotional wellbeing.

Nurture and Boxall profiles and effective use for assess, plan, do, review process.

Whole school policy reviews. 

Behaviour for learning, whole class strategies.

Anti-bullying, including cyber bullying.

Using relaxation and mindfulness effectively in the classroom

Developing protective behaviours with vulnerable pupils including online safety.

Effective use of SEMH interventions, including monitoring and tracking of impact.

Outdoor learning, including Forest Schools.

(Please contact regarding shorter staff meeting sessions.)

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators

Tracking and monitoring pupils with challenging behavior linked to Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs.

Assess, plan, do, review process for SEMH pupils.

Writing an Education Health Care request for pupils with SEMH needs.

Writing risk assessments around pupils behaviours.

Writing pupil behavior plans, including Restrictive Physical Intervention. 

Effective use of resources, including TAs, ICT, intervention programs, outdoors, story books and ‘fidget’ toys with SEMH pupils. 

Developing personalized curriculums. 

Tracking and monitoring effectiveness of intervention programs for SEMH.

Provision mapping linked to the graduated response for SEMH pupils.

Policy writing/reviews.

Identifying and developing support packages for pupils educated off site, and monitoring the impact of the provision. 

Setting up an in-house nurture provision, identifying pupils, monitoring progress, developing key staff skills, parent support. 

Setting up Forest school, including identifying pupils, monitoring progress, developing key staff skills, parent support.


Staff Wellbeing

Teaching assistants

Teaching assistants

Team building activities/sessions.


Staff surgery – times to discuss any specific behaviour concerns or whole class strategies for managing behaviour. 

Newly Qualified Teachers support, observations around whole class Behaviour for Learning and strategies. 

Teaching assistants

Teaching assistants

Teaching assistants

3 or 6 hour sessions

Emotional Coaching.

Language to support anxiety and build self-esteem. 

Understanding attachment.

Beyond the classroom, taking the learning outdoors.

Intervention programmes and how to run them effectively. 

Setting up and using a specific intervention program such as Re-Tracking, FRIENDS, Into the Garden of Dreams, R-Time, Time to Talk. 

Lunchtime Support Assistant training.

Playground behavior management.

Playground Pals.