Interventions And Therapeutic Support
Here at Nettleworth, we have a range of different interventions and therapies available in which pupils can access in order to support their mental health and wellbeing. Our SEMH lead Mrs S. Coupe conducts all of our interventions.
A programme designed to increase children's self esteem, self-confidence and understand different feelings. This is done through a variety of practical, creative and fun activities.
Children have access to range of toys and games to explore their emotions and develop positive relationships with others. Children learn to express themselves and how they are feeling and learn to turn take and share.
Lego therapy groups focus on building peer interaction and social skills. These groups are designed to support the development of turn taking, sharing, problem solving, listening, working as a team, asking for help and developing language.
The aim of fun fit is to improve a child's co-ordination skills, stability and balance. Sessions will help to improve specific skills such as eye hand co-ordination, body awareness and spacial awareness. Fun fit sessions are active, engaging and fun.
It is a programme which progresses through a series of stages, building on each skill level to develop attention skills. Each new stage is introduced when children are ready to expand their attention skills. Shared attention and shared experiences are an important part of how we learn, develop and understand the world around us. A bucket is filled with visually engaging objects and toys to gain attention.
Arrow is a self-voice intervention. It improves learning performances for literacy, numeracy, speech and listening skills. The arrow programme presents a tightly structured combination of synthetic / analytic phonics, high and medium frequency words and look, say learning strategies containing a high level of material repetition whenever required.
Chatter speech therapy provides specific support to develop a wide range of communication skills. We ensure that each and every therapy session is fun and effective by using a range of games and fun therapy resources.
Thrive is a systematic approach to the early identification of emotional development needs in children and young people. Addressing the emotional development needs of pupils builds their resilience and resourcefulness and decreases the risk of mental health. Thrive activities incorporates lots of sensory activities which are engaging and fun.