This includes all those young people who experience short but significant periods of high anxiety, stress, distress or anger that affect their education.
It also includes young people who have a range of longer-term recognised ADHD or mental health conditions.
For both groups, issues can include:
- Forming and maintaining relationships
- Attitudes to attainment
- Life outside school.
What can Droylsden offer?
All students at Droylsden Academy can access
- Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation
- Access to homework support clubs
- Access to assessment for identification of significant needs
- Whole school Central Reward System
- Whole school policy for behaviour management with graduated response
- Key Stage transition support
- Anti-bullying policy.
Targeted support for small groups may include:
- Summer school- year 6 into 7 activity week
- Year 7 Nurture Group/High Flyer’s
- Learning Support Centre lunchtime drop-in/permanent pass
- Year 7 transition tutorial support
- In-class support in some lessons
- Year 11 support with college applications and career paths.
Support for individual students may include
- 1:1 mentoring
- Outside agency input (eg. Educational Psychologist, Early Help, CAMHS
- Flexible timetables/On Board Centre timetable
- In-class support for students at risk of exclusion
- Personal Support Plan- support for students at risk of permanent exclusion
- Support from School Nurse
- Child Looked After support.