At Kingfisher our children’s emotional well-being is at the heart of everything we do. The Kingfisher Inclusion Team is here to ensure that all of our students can access a range of therapeutic and academic interventions to ensure that we meet their individual needs.
Our Inclusion team is made up of; personalised mentors, key workers, therapeutic coaches, academic coaches and external professionals such as our Educational Psychologist, Art Therapist and Speech and Language therapist.
Jim, our pastoral support manager and Andy our Key Stage 2 mentor, work hard to support our pupils with their emotional welfare delivering a range of individual programmes such as anger management, emotional literacy and coping and resilience skills to name but a few.
Angela deals with all matters relating to attendance and ensures our young people are in school as much as possible.
Our 1:1 key workers are here to enable complex individuals to access the curriculum as well as working to develop confidence and self-esteem.
Sam, our Horticultural mentor, works with our students to develop confidence and resilience through the delivery of a bespoke coaching programme using our outside classroom.
Karen, our home liason officer works with our wider community to ensure that our parents are supported as much as possible in helping our young people to access education.
The team is managed by Nicola our school SENCO and Safeguarding Lead and Sarah, our inclusion manager.