Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

What can Becket offer?

Provision and Support: What can Becket offer?

  • All pupils can access quality first teaching
  • Specific behaviour strategies as outlined in the Becket Top 10 teaching strategies implemented by all teaching staff in all classes
  • A twice annual Thrive whole-class assessment which highlights class emotional developmental needs. The assessment provides focused targets, strategies and activities which the class teacher then implements and employs as a whole-class approach and specific PSHE lessons, R Time and Circle Time
  • Each term, your child will have a pupil progress meeting with their class teacher in which they can discuss their progress, their difficulties and agree new targets
  • Visual aids such as timetables (class and individual), signs, symbols, gestures, cues, to support key vocabulary and instructions
  • Access to Learning Mentor (LM) support
  • Access to The Base (a room staffed by the SENCO and LM (on a part-time basis) which is specifically set up and designed to support children when their emotions mean they cannot manage the classroom environment and/or learn effectively)
  • Access to The Rainbow Room (sensory room)
  • Access to assessment for identification of a special need
  • Whole school Behaviour Policy
  • Each class has an Attitude Ladder (known as the “peg chart”) which is central to in-class behaviour management and both rewards and sanctions behaviour
  • Organised playtime and lunchtime activities
  • Breakfast Club and After-school clubs
  • Dedicated staff who value and care for all pupils and are aware of the barriers to learning that can develop as a result of social and emotional difficulties

Contact Us

Becket Primary School
Monk Street
DE22 3QB
Telephone: 01332 347595