Alternative Provision Programme
SEND & SEMH
- Social and emotional aspects of learning are addressed throughout the programme using evidence based methods.
- Person centred initial assessment to identify needs, strengths and goals.
- Trauma informed practice to promote secure attachment, resilience and self-regulation.
- Potential challenging behaviour addressed before it arises by striving to meet the needs of each young person.
- Strength based practice to enable each young person to succeed and to promote wellbeing.
- Restorative approach to resolving conflict.
- High expectations for behaviour.
- Developing skills such as self-awareness, motivation, empathy, self-reflection, personal and collective responsibility.
- Robust tracking and monitoring.
- 1:1 Provision – for young people who may be in crisis or in need of additional support for a specific period of time or on an ongoing basis.
- Small Group Provision – typically 3-6 young people from different schools with similar needs or level of support required. Social grouping is very important with small group work in order to create a conducive, safe environment for learning.
- Group Provision – typically 8 – 12 students from the same school with similar needs. Most successful as an early intervention and for students who are motivated by sport and outdoor activities.
- Education Providers to identify pupils who would benefit from this offer and complete an initial referral.
- Induction process including initial person-centred assessment.
- Groups created based on abilities and needs.
- Lines of communication between Tackling Minds, education providers and parents/carers established to enable the success of the programme.
- Formal SLAs with education provider on pupil numbers.
Throughout all we do, the following core values are exhibited by everyone connected with Tackling Minds and are at the heart of our Alternative Provision offer:
Committed – Fair – Impactful – Sustainable – Inclusive – Passionate – Quality – Honest
All schools, education providers and other agencies are invited to refer pupils who they feel would benefit from an alternative education offer with Tackling Minds. For more information, download our brochure or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.