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Life With Us

Everyday, we aim to make coming to Eresby a welcoming and enjoyable experience.

Life with us

Pastoral

Everyday, we aim to make coming to Eresby a welcoming and enjoyable experience.

We believe that pupils learn best when they are happy and comfortable in their environment. To us school is about far more than academic results, and we place great importance on pastoral care and guidance.

We work closely with other professionals and families to ensure the needs of all our pupils are met and Staff are trained in any medical interventions necessary to meet the requirements of individual children.

We offer a wide range of additional interventions and therapies, which develop gross and motor skills and break down the barriers to learning. These include:

  • aromatherapy
  • didgeridoo therapy
  • hydrotherapy
  • social stories
  • sensory integration
  • speech and language therapy with support from the NHS
  • physiotherapy with support from the NHS

Risk Assessments are sometimes necessary for pupils who display particular behaviours which may pose a risk to themselves, other pupils or staff and are put in place as a requirement under the Health and safety at Work Act 1974.

Assembly Topics

We have an assembly at the end of each school day.  Pupils show work and receive awards. Praise is given for good work / effort and some pupils are mentioned on leaves which we add to our Tree of Values on display in the hall. The topics for this tree change each term. One class each week organises a special assembly when they tell other pupils about a certain topic; often about different cultures, faiths and national / international events. Music is played at the beginning and end of each assembly to allow pupils some quiet reflection time. A candle is lit for the duration of each assembly.