Behaviour & Attitudes

At Springhead School we treat each pupil or young person as an individual and understand that there are a number of reasons why they may display behaviour that can challenge. This could be developmentally appropriate, to fulfil a sensory need or frustration because of difficulty with communication.

We support our pupils and young people with a range of techniques and strategies including emotion coaching and developing sensory programmes. Wherever possible we take a multidisciplinary approach to fully meet the needs of the pupil or young person.

All staff at Springhead are trained in de-escalation techniques and where necessary, empathically used physical intervention through Securicare (