Mrs Igoe is the school’s Inclusion Manager. From September 2013, we introduced a new system which gives us extra capacity to support students. Essentially, there are three rooms:
Study & Reflection Centre
This is used to deal with immediate issues in school and for offences such as defiance, as an alternative to a fixed-
This is run by Mrs Igoe and is used as an alternative or in addition to a fixed-
Student Support Centre
Mrs Burgess manages the Student Support Centre, a provision that students can access, which provides support for a wide range of needs.
The table below explains how the school’s Inclusion Department and Study Support Centre function. These rooms are key in supporting students with a range of needs.
|Room||Reason for Referral||Referred by|
|Isolation Room (to 3.30)|
Core purpose: To act as a ‘holding room’ for serious incidents and deterrent to bad behaviour.
Maximum number of daily referrals: 5
SLT ‘on call’ referrals
Persistent FTA for detentions
Verbal abuse to staff (short of swearing)
Walking out of class
Immediate serious referral, e.g. following fight/assault pending exclusion
Lunchtime only referrals booked in advance
No limited periods/modified timetables
|SLT / House|
Core purpose: Removing barriers to being in class and behaviour modification
Staffed by: Inclusion Manager and support.
|Post-exclusion meeting and intervention work|
Working with students to remove barriers to being in class over a designated time period.
To develop strategies to improve behaviour
In-class support and monitoring of designated students
Small group work
|SLT / House|
|Student Support Room|
Core purpose: Curriculum support and student engagement
Student Support Leader and a designated Teaching Assistant
|Truancy (depending on situation)|
Limited periods (planned – emotional reasons/medical needs/re-engage students)
Limited periods due to behavioural concerns (short-term)
KS4 catch up support
|House and SCLs to make referrals through the SLT member responsible for alternative curriculum.|