Our latest seven-page Best Practice Focus special report offers advice, tips, and examples for how primary schools can best support pupils who have social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs.
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Why are primary schools seeing more social, emotional and mental health needs in their pupils and what can we do about it?

In this Best Practice Focus, Ali Williams looks at how we can support these vulnerable children to make progress and thrive.

He looks at school culture, building relationships, behaviour, managing crises, family engagement and more.

He also offers practical ideas as well as 20 self-evaluation questions for primary school leaders.

This Best Practice Focus was published in January 2024 in Headteacher Update's Spring Term Edition 2024. This edition was sent free of charge to UK primary schools, with a digital edition also available via this link.

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