Create a safe environment which allows students to manage their emotions, feelings, behaviour and responses.
Provide a curriculum which meets the needs of the learners and is reviewed and adapted regularly.
Create a calm, caring and orderly atmosphere of belonging that promotes learning and a sense of community.
Provide well-planned, engaging and differentiated lessons.
Provide consistent routines and responses by staff which gives a sense of security.
Develop a partnership with parents/carers which recognises important factors in home life and the experience of the child.
Promote in all students a sense of self-discipline and regulation, and an ability to take responsibility for their actions.
Promote and encourage continual development of staff in the understanding and working with children with SEMH difficulties.