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The Garden Room

Some of our children with additional needs may access intervention groups within our Garden Room where they have access to specialist provision suited to their needs and targets. These groups support with a range of skills including fine and gross motor skills, social skills, resilience, emotional and sensory regulation and speech, language and communication. Groups are run by members of our Inclusion team but children are encouraged to be as independent as possible and explore tasks in their own way. This provision is closely monitored by the SENDCos and progress is evaluated half termly. To find out what groups we are currently offering, take a look at our 'Garden Room Autumn 22-23 Offer'.

SEND Sports Competitions

We regularly take part in SEND specific sports competitions against other mainstream Slough schools. Our most recent events have been Boccia and Curling. These events are a great opportunity to use our social skills in context and to work together as a team.

ELSA – Emotional Literacy

Our Child and Family Support Worker and Learning Mentor are both trained as Emotional Literacy Support Assistants and deliver 1:1 or small group sessions which focus on developing a respectful relationship in which the young person is enabled to think about their situation without feeling judged or criticised. It is intended to be short-term purposeful support, usually to help develop new skills or coping strategies that enable the pupil to experience greater success.

Lego therapy

LEGO® Therapy is an intervention that helps children to develop their social communication skills.  This intervention employs the use of three key roles ‘Engineer’ ‘Builder’ and ‘Supplier’ to build a model together using LEGO® bricks.  This is facilitated by a trained adult, although child led, to allow the children a means of developing their social communication skills.

Communication Cafe

We run an additional breakfast club before school which children are invited to in order to develop their social, communication and language skills. Children take part in a range of practical activities each week to improve their independence and communication skills and set them up for a great day at school. They also practise life skills such as cooking, including preparing their own breakfast each day.

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