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Wellbeing support

At Buckinghamshire Council we recognise that school leaders, teachers and other education staff require support to recognise and understand the range of children and young people’s reactions and to know how to support them, their parents and carers and their colleagues. It is also important for all school staff to be able to access good mental health and wellbeing support themselves, with clear information on how and where to access appropriate specialist support. Good mental health and w…

Whole school approaches to EBSNA prevention

EBSNA is not a diagnosis but is related to how safe and supported young people feel in school. There are various interventions and approaches which can be adopted at a whole-school level . These aim to reduce the risk of a young person developing EBSNA. The following sections are designed to help schools promote emotional well-being, starting at a whole school level . These are some of the activities and interventions schools may be able to put in place to promote: resilien…

Working at Height Training

Working at Height Training Each and every year the HSE statistics show that falls from height account for a high number of fatal accidents at work and thousands of major injuries. Fatalities resulting from working at height remain the single biggest cause of workplace deaths. This training is carried out by a certified CITB (construction, industry and training board) practitioner. It will provide you with sufficient information and knowledge to competently:…

Working with children: Exploring individual EBSNA

By now you should have established a rapport with the child/young person and their family. You are ready to begin exploring their specific avoidance patterns and the needs that underpin their behaviour . There are lots of different activities and tools that you may already be familiar with which would suit this purpose . Consider activities which encourage the child to make a connection between their thoughts, feelings and behaviours . Or an activity that explores how they feel about t…

Working with parents

Understanding parental experiences Parents of children experiencing EBSNA may have had a long and challenging journey to get support . They may: have faced daily battles in getting their child to school worry that they are causing trauma to their child by insisting on attendance feel let down by professionals who have failed to acknowledge the level of stress in the child and the family system It is important that we recognise this as professionals. Close partnership…

Working with young people

Getting the most out of the classroom Buckinghamshire Shout Out Reps represent children and young people with educational needs and disabilities in Buckinghamshire in order to improve services and support for them. It is important that children and young people are actively engaged in understanding their needs and in planning, implementation and review of the support they receive. The Shout Out Reps created this video to tell us what helps them get the most out of the classroom and lea…


The Buckinghamshire Integrated SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Service is a dedicated group of professionals that provide support and services to children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, their families and educational settings.

Wycombe SENDCo Network Liaison Meetings

The network meetings provide an opportunity for SENDCos to: be informed about developments within the service share best practice support each other and discuss the impact and expectations on schools. Spring term All meetings will run from 1pm. Group Date Location Princes Risborough and Rye Wednesday 8 May King's Wood School Cressex and Marlow Thursday 22 May Royal Grammar School Wycombe North and Wye Valley Tue…

Wycombe Specialist Teacher Support

The High Wycombe Specialist Teachers for Language, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Cognition and Learning hold monthly Advice Sessions. Book a session: I-SEND Training Cognition and Learning ASD Language Please Remember: A maximum of 2 pupils per session Return completed pro-forma at least one week in advance of your session Please do not book ‘just in case’ sessions as this prevents others from seeking advice they need Cancel your session with plenty of notice to…

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