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Presenting as significantly unhappy or stressed

Provision and / or strategies:

  • Identify a key figure within class or special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) team who can provide an emotional secure base and build on preferred learning styles.
  • Establish a safe place/quiet area which is chosen and agreed with the child or young person.
  • Ensure feedback is used to collaborate and plan with parents, to ensure consistency between the home and school and setting.
  • Consider the use of comic strip conversations to identify triggers and identify an alternative choice of action.
  • Provide opportunities to reflect emotional states and develop strategies to support self-regulation.

Last updated 3 September 2020

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