Mental Health Awareness Week is the 10th -16th May 2021. The theme this year is Nature. Read more here. Here at Alver Valley Schools we promote wellbeing and positive mental health in a number of ways all year round, and we thought we would take this opportunity to share some of those with you here!
As a school and SEND team we had been discussing the sensory needs of a number of children at our school and how best to support a growing number of pupils. I was recommended a book called ‘Sensory Circuits’ by Jane Horwood. It was a great quick read that explained the theory behind sensory integration
Aristotle“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” Our Vision and Rationale There is no denying that this year has been incredibly tough for everyone amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Children across the globe have experienced disruption to many aspects of their lives. As with all schools, here at Alver Valley some
Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) Project at Alver Valley Schools The leadership team were looking at ways to make further improvements on the impact of our support team on outcomes for children. We already knew that our interventions worked having stripped them back and monitored their effectiveness. It was clear from our internal