Cedar is a specialist SEMH Provision for children with an Educational Health and Care Plan (EHCP). We have a clear behaviour hierarchy to support pupils to make positive behaviour choices. When talking about behaviour, we always refer to the Cedar Qualities; caring, effort, development, ambition and resilience.
Our environment includes a large classroom split into two zones, a fully equipped sensory room, two breakout spaces, an outdoor areas and we have regular accessing to Boundary’s Forest School.
We lead a wide range of interventions that include anger management, speech and language, zones of regulation curriculum, Lego Therapy, play therapy, resilience building, self-regulation, mindfulness and growth mindset.
All pupils who attend Cedar are part of the wider Boundary family. Where appropriate, we participate in whole school events such as weekly assemblies, word book day, charity and fundraising events, school fairs etc.
Pupils need to be encouraged to make ‘good choices’ and to manage their own behaviour whilst feeling good for doing so.
We aim to develop a consistent approach to behaviour management, rewards and sanctions in order to foster ‘success every day’ for all of our pupils.
We also strongly believe in the six principles of nurture and these underpin what we do. The six principles of nurture are:
- Children’s learning is understood developmentally
- The classroom offers a safe base
- The importance of nurture for the development of wellbeing
- Language is a vital means of communication
- All behaviour is communication
- The importance of transition in children’s lives
Cedar have been focusing on balance and movement in PE this week. On Monday, we experimented and challenge ourselves to move around various apparatus in different ways. On Wednesday, Mr. Willets introduced out pupils to the HomeCourt App. We completed tasks on the app...
In Cedar, we've been exploring the ice outside. We couldn't believe how thick some of the ice is! We rescued the rubber ducks that were stuck in the ice, cracked some icy puddles, looked at the frost on the fence, grass and leaves and look at the amazing details in...
Today in Cedar, we have continued our learning around maps and aerial photographs. We used an aerial photograph of our school to find features around our school. We found some of the marking on the KS2 playground, the carpark, roundabout, forest school and the MUGA.
The expectation remains that all learning will take place online during this period of Lockdown which was announced by the government would begin from the 5th January 202. Online work will be set each day by your child’s class teacher. For Nursery, Reception and...
As you are probably aware, the Prime Minister has instructed schools to move to remote teaching and learning from tomorrow morning (Tuesday 5th January). This means school will not be open apart from to key worker and vulnerable pupils. As your child attends Cedar...
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