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Inspiring a Love for Learning

“Let all that you do be done with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14

Enabling children to flourish and succeed

My child has difficulties with social, emotional and/or mental health

This section includes all those young people who experience short but significant periods of high anxiety, stress, distress or anger that affect their education.

It also includes young people who have a range of longer-term recognised mental health conditions (including ADHD).


For both groups, issues can include:

  • Forming and maintaining relationships

  • Attitudes to attainment

  • Attendance

  • Self-esteem

  • Life outside school


What can Croxton offer?


For all children at Croxton:

  • Quality first teaching with appropriate differentiation

  • A clear and consistent whole school behaviour policy and reward system

  • PHSE curriculum incorporating social and emotional aspects of learning, relationships and sex education

  • Class circle time

  • Class worry box

  • Anti-bullying policy

  • Attendance and Punctuality policy

  • Special Assemblies to celebrate positive attitudes as well as good work

  • School trips, including a residential

  • Work within the community, e.g. supporting the Village Hall and church activities

  • Interschool sports competitions, including dance and gymnastics

  • Whole school musicals and drama productions

  • Festival celebrations in church

  • Key stage transition procedures

  • Clubs

  • Opportunities to take on leadership roles, e.g. Worship leaders, School Council, ECO Warrior

  • A large outdoor space, including several playgrounds, a field, quiet areas, vegetable garden, etc

  • Active playtimes including optional organised activities with our sports apprentice

  • Access to IT to promote in-school communication skills, e.g. creating group PowerPoints


Support for targeted groups of children at Croxton may include

  • Timetabled support from our ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

  • Physical literacy with our sports apprentice

  • Lego therapy

  • Time to talk intervention, e.g. board games, treasure hunts

  • Year 6 secondary and class-to-class transition programmes


Targeted individual support at Croxton may include

  • Access to Penguins After School CReW Club

  • 1:1 support in class and at breaktimes

  • Access to outside agency input ( e.g. CAMHs, CFCS, Early Help, Adolescent Support Team, Chance UK)

  • Pastoral support plans

  • Summer scheme referral

  • Flexible and scheduled sensory breaks from class

  • Staggered start/end times to arrival/departure; start/end of lessons to avoid large groups