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Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Mental Health Support and Early Help Offer

At Yattendon School we understand that from time to time family life can have complications.  These may be the times when you need some extra help and support.

To support and advise you at such times we have Mental Health Support and an Early Help Offer.

The Safeguarding and Mental Health Team can offer advice on a range of concerns or can signpost parents/carers to other sources of information, help and support.

 

What sort of concerns might parents share with our team?

A wide range of issues such as behaviour management, financial worries and debts, domestic abuse, housing concerns, mobility difficulties, bereavement and loss, cyber bullying - in fact any concerns which you are worried might be having a negative impact on your child(ren).

 

What might we offer in response to your concerns?

ELSA Support (Emotional Literacy Support Assistants)

Home School Link Worker

Breakfast Club via OSCAHS

After School Club via OSCAHS

Lunch club provision

PEER mediators

Transition sessions for children joining year 3

In house safeguarding protocols (1 Designated Safeguarding Lead, 3 Deputy DSL’s, 1 named Governor)

‘Reading Dog’ programme

Bespoke learning interventions e.g. reading, maths, phonics

In house audit tool to gauge children’s perseverance, attitude to learning, self-esteem & relationships which leads to bespoke planning for cohorts and individuals

Speech and Language Therapy

Parent Forums and Information Sessions

Termly communication with SEND Parents (Special Educational Needs)

Forest School

A variety of after school extra curricular activities

2nd Hand Uniform

Inclusion Officer support

Curriculum provision and additional work from outside agencies

Home Learning Clubs

 

Who might the school refer to?

  • The Early Help Team
  • Children and Young People's Services (CSPA)
  • Inclusion Team
  • CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
  • Mindworks Surrey
  • School Nursing Team
  • Speech and Language Therapist 
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Surrey Young Carers
  • SENDIASS (SEND Information, Advice & Support Service)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Stripey Stork
  • Food Bank
  • Learning Space
  • Greenaway Foundation
  • Parashoot
  • ESDAS (East Surrey Domestic Abuse Service)
  • The Horse Course
  • YMCA - Girls' mentoring
  • Surrey Care Trust Mentoring
  • Jigsaw South East (Bereavement Service)

 

Please contact us when you have a concern which is affecting your child(ren).  We will always try and see you quickly or give you a call to find out what the problem is and arrange to meet and discuss it with you. 

 

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