The Link Academy Inclusion Hub supports children and young people who are experiencing social, emotional or mental health difficulties. Our aim is to work with children who are facing challenges which are affecting their mental health and behaviour in school or at home. We offer courses for pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2, focusing on anxiety, self-esteem and managing big emotions. Our courses are designed to empower children, parents and their supporting adults to understand themselves, better manage their emotions and promote positive relationships. All courses incorporate the natural environment, creativity, activity and play.
As well as this, the Inclusion Hub hosts SENDCo Conferences and CPD opportunities for staff. Courses are also available for parents, carers and other service professionals working with children and young people. Please get in touch if you have a specific need as we may be able to signpost or create a bespoke package.
Take a look at the next training opportunity the Link Academy Trust Inclusion Hub are hosting. Suitable for parents/carers, SENDCos, ELSAs, TAs, Learning mentors and pastoral staff. Contact to book a place.
So proud of our 'Managing Worries' group. They have created such a kind and supportive listening space. One child articulated how a maths lesson had triggered her, "it felt overwhelming". She then described using box breathing to regulate herself until she felt calm.
In 'Talking My Feelings' we made rainbow catchers to remind us of all the feelings we have explored during the course.
In ‘Talking my Feelings’ we explored the emotion of anger. We listened to some angry music and elicited language to describe this feeling. We painted an explosive volcano. In the session the children made spiders webs and did calm activities such as drilling, sweeping and digging
Our course 'Managing Worries' helps children understand the purpose of anxiety and builds awareness of their own body reactions. We learn how to be curious and listen to ourselves, we can then find better balance and wellbeing.
Check out the children's beautiful treasure boxes that kicked off our new course 'Feeling Great about Myself'.
Today in 'Talking Our Feelings' we explored the felt sense of happiness in our bodies. We decided happiness was: swirly, sparkly, jumpy, yellow, soft, glittery, ticklish, fluffy, 'pachoooo'- firework, smooth. What fantastic work! Here are our paintings:
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