Early help tools and services
|Complete School Stress Survey with Young person||
Review and update pupil profile
|Review / undertake sensory profile for young person||Hertfordshire Steps – anxiety mapping, roots and fruits and risk management plan||
Early support external services
|Pupil support worker||School Nursing||Step 2||DESC consultation||SEND School Family Worker|
|Reintegrating plan and support||Drawing and talking work||Reuse progression framework to identify areas of strength and weaknesses. Support lesson planning and goals.||Social Stories about school timetable, changes and routine||Energy Accounting|
|Reduced timetable – use Hertfordshire policy and planning tool on Grid||Anxiety UK Websites||Healthy Young Minds in Herts website parent and young person tips on anxiety||What to do if you worry too much – book with CBT approach||ESMA Anxiety Resources – top tips for parents and CYP on anxiety|
|Dacourm Guidance for Support Mental Health Resource List.||AET Teacher Support Materials||Not Fine In School||Toney Attwood on Autism and Attendance explored|
|Timetable changes – Early starts, separate lunch, time in other classes – this can be used where observations and assessments have indicated building challenges from school day||Identify liked adults encourage contact and relationship||Key young person, adult mentor / peer mentor or buddy allocated||
Timetabled time and / or open access to safe space in school or safe room to relax and talk.
Timetabled liked or relaxing activity.
|Communication plan between family, school and CYP – who what and when|
|Meet and Greet each morning – Who will do this and where – is there an agreed phrase – is this a check in with the young person or just a welcome.||Observing lessons to identify stresses and issues||Identify and build upon areas of strengths and interest for CYP||Screen for speech and language difficulties||Whole school assemblies about autism|
|If approved non-attendance preferred subject work sent home||Connections between CYP and class / school – letters home, involvement in out of school, after school activity.||
|Teaching and talking about physiology of anxiety and coping strategies||Sensory Needs Reviewed|