At Yohden Primary School, we are an inclusive school. We consult with a wide range of agencies and partnerships to ensure the Emotional and Social Development needs of SEND children are met. All staff believe that children having high self-esteem is crucial to a child’s well-being.
We have a caring, understanding team looking after our children. The class teacher has overall responsibility for the pastoral and social care of every child in their class, therefore this would be the parents’ first point of contact. If further support is required the class teacher liaises with the SENDCO for further advice and support.
At Yohden Primary School we consult with a wide range of external agencies and we maintain close partnerships in order to access the best professional advice and to ensure the emotional and social development needs of SEND children are met.
We have a school counsellor (Mrs Dobson) who comes in to school on a weekly basis and works with children who have emotional needs that require further counselling support. We also work with the Peace of Mind service from the local authority to help support children with their mental health.
We also work closely with the Local Authority and Private Providers of additional services, such as Educational Psychologists, Occupational Therapy, CAHMS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) School Nursing Service, Social Services and Medical Professionals. We often hold multi-professional meetings in school so that parents are comfortable in the school environment and the child can join us easily, if it is appropriate.
If you would like to discuss your SEND requirements in detail please contact the school to arrange an appointment.