For the past two years, we have self-funded and ran our own ASD inclusion HUB. This is open during the afternoon, whereby children (either diagnosed, on the pathway to diagnosis, or on the school ‘radar’) are taught in an environment which focuses on their social, emotional and communication needs.
We use ‘Chatty Maths’ with our younger classes in school. This works well as an inclusive starter to the day as children can contribute at their own level. Initially the EYFS children were asked what maths they had come across before school.
The HOPE project, (Helping Our Pupils’ Emotions), offers mental health support to children and families in Primary and Secondary schools. Within Springcroft Primary School, HOPE has been developed over the past two years and has positive outcomes for children that have an emotional need for support.