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What we do

The Behaviour Support Service (BSS) works with all Wiltshire LA primary schools to provide support for all pupils with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD).

What the service provides

  • Coaching and mentoring through demonstration and advice on effective strategies to build staff expertise
  • Access for school staff to informal consultation via surgeries to reflect, share concerns and receive appropriate assistance including advice on processes and the range of services available to schools
  • A tailored range of guidance about assessment, appropriate strategies, including whole school policy and approaches, which enables schools to develop their practice
  • Whole School Behaviour Audit to inform and support SEF activity
  • Specialist knowledge to schools
  • Direct support to individual pupils
  • Pupil group work to enhance social skills including SEAL approaches
  • Monitoring pupils after direct support has finished enabling proactive transitional support between classes, schools and/or Key Stage phases
  • Support with transitions planning from early years and into secondary provision
  • Co-ordinated and/or collaborative working with other specialists
  • TA Cluster Meetings: Termly meetings for new and/or experienced TAs providing a forum for networking, sharing good practice, professional advice, problem solving, guest speakers from other services, practical resources/ideas, peer support

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