Please see details of the Consultation on the significant changes to the SEN provision of Ambitions Academy Trust under the Letters Home page of our Website.


Core moral purpose – INTENT

For pupils to be HAPPY, SAFE and make PROGRESS on their journey to adulthood

How we IMPLEMENT our core moral purpose

·       Pupils’ EHCP outcomes are central to planning our provision and curriculum

·       We provide clear curriculum pathways  that equip pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life

·       Learning is personalised and child centred

·       The Preparation for adulthood outcomes and appropriate skills for life inform planning

·       A holistic/therapeutic Behaviour for Learning Policy  promotes positive behaviour and attitudes

·       We are Attachment aware (PACE underpins our way of thinking)

·       Longspee Academy is a Rights Respecting School that uses restorative approaches

·       We provide an appropriate sensory diet and teach emotional regulation skills (Zones of Regulation)

·       ELSA intervention and the language of emotional literacy support personal development

·       Our Pastoral Team have close working relationships with Parents/Carers

·       Focused opportunities to develop social skills are planned for

·       Wellbeing of pupils and staff is considered to be vitally important

·       Our staff are always learning and continuing  to professionally develop

Expected IMPACT

Pupils develop the skills to enable them to move on to the next stage in their development

Thought of the week

George Bernard Shaw What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.


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