For many young people, emotional and behavioural difficulties are closely associated with their learning difficulties.
Pupils have typically experienced poor self esteem, low confidence, social isolation and anxiety – some of our pupils have a history of school avoidance and some have resorted to behavioural strategies to avoid academic challenges which have proved too much for them.
For the vast majority, the move into a special school is very positive; confidence, self esteem, improved attendance and increased happiness quickly follows.
Nevertheless we are aware that many of our pupils remain vulnerable, and a strong focus on care and guidance remains at the heart of the provision at Croft.
Positive relationships are key to supporting our pupils; staff are vigilant and use the safeguarding systems which are robust in support vulnerable young people.
We offer a range of therapeutic interventions to support pupils including Play Therapy, Counselling, Relax Kids, Yoga, Bowen Therapy and Reiki.
The Bridge provision supports vulnerable pupils through tailored interventions.