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evidence-based quality interventions, both universal and targeted, matched to pupils’ specific needs.

This section aims to provide theories, strategies and evidence-based interventions to support schools working with pupils to improve their emotional wellbeing and mental health. Please note this is not an exhaustive list. It also gives details of external providers who can offer support or advice.

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   Basic Needs

Maslow (1954) suggested that different needs have different priorities and that lower order needs take precedence over higher order needs. If the lower order needs are not met the theory is that this is a major barrier to learning and development of children and young people. In summary, the pri...Read more

   Creative Mentors

What are Creative Mentors? Young people have Creative...Read more

   External Agency Support

Click below to check out our repository of useful links, contacts, and organisations that ...Read more

   Meta-cognition and self-regulation

Meta-cognition and self-regulation approaches (sometimes known as ‘learning to learn’ approaches) aim to help learners think about their own learning more explicitly. This is usually by teaching pupils specific strategies to set goals, and monitor and evaluate their own academic development....Read more

   Positive Play

Positive Play Support We offer support for vulnerable children and young people using play to raise self-esteem and confidence, to help those young people reach their full potential in life. What do we offer? We ...Read more

   T.I.C.T (Targeted Intervention Community Triage) – Interim Direct Referral Service

The Targeted Intervention Community Triage has been set up as an interim service to direct referrals from professionals to a range of community providers offering: 1:1 targeted interventions to support children and young people across Derbyshire with low...Read more