RISK OF EXCLUSION

Advice on appropriate support, rights and responsibilities. Where to go for further help

EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS

Such as difficulties with anger, sadness and anxiety Direct work with children and young people and ideas on how to support appropriately at home and in schools and settings. `

BEHAVIOUR AT HOME

Sometimes children behave very differently in different settings, presenting no problems in school but causing stress and tension at home. Improving relationships and communication, establishing positive routines and identifying targets to work towards can help.

MULTI AGENCY PLANNING

Including creating a team around the child and support with and at school and planning meetings.

MANAGED MOVES AND PARENTAL TRANSFER REQUESTS

Occasionally situations break down completely and there is no alternative but to move schools or change provision. This is better done in a planned and supported way rather than in a panic. A ‘fresh start’ somewhere else before a situation reaches crisis point can also help

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS

Including statutory assessment. Children and young people with exceptionally high levels of need may require in depth professional assessment. Your local authority SEN department and or Parent Partnership team will be able to advise you on the process and criteria for your area. Behaviour Advice can help schools and parents gather the required evidence for this process

ADMISSIONS AND ACCESS

Children with challenging behaviour and or a history of exclusion can sometimes struggle to obtain an appropriate school place. It helps to know school legal responsibilities and parents and young peoples’ rights