Outreach sessions involve short activities which help to promote attention and listening skills: self-confidence; self-esteem; adhering to rules/boundaries; following requests; help to understand and cope with feelings and emotions, in different situation
An individually tailored programme is offered which includes short activities, games, stories and songs. Sessions are usually over a 6-10 week period). Some of the topics covered are:
Behaviour management strategies are interwoven throughout the sessions and staff are invited to observe these in practice. Weekly feedback is given to school staff along with recommendations of strategies which are proving successful in the sessions.
In addition we also deliver
Outreach support is available to schools who access the KS1 Behaviour Team Service Level Agreements to schools. Please click here to view a copy of the SLA.
Comments from schools that have accessed Outreach support.
A loved the sessions – they particularly benefitted her in raising confidence and self esteem. (SENDC0)
The Intervention has had a positive impact, especially for developing staff skills and a greater understanding of supporting children with specific needs. (SENDC0)
Excellent service given. (Teacher)
The children enjoyed the sessions and got a lot out of it. They responded well. The advice on ways forward for myself and A’s Mum was very helpful. (Teacher)
Harriet has been a great support. She has offered ideas to help F and has worked with a small group. Thank you Harriet! (Teacher)
Good ideas suggested to help T deal with his anger. (Teacher)
The strategies and advice given are having a positive impact on the behaviour of both R and T. All of the children who participated built a good relationship with Kathryn and enjoyed each session. (Teacher)
I have seen an improvement in the way the child is able to explain what is wrong and strategies have helped with transitions around school. (Teacher)
Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR3 4EE
Tel: 0191 561 5777
Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA
Tel: 0191 561 4777