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EBD- Secondary - Aaron’s Story - 15 min film for CPD

Resource type: External Resources  —  Date posted: May 30th, 2013   Number of views: 1125

Turves Green Boys School in Birmingham highlights how it has met the needs of Aaron, a student with both ADHD and Oppositional Defiance Disorder.

With 20 per cent of students on the SEN register, the school has a full team of learning mentors who counsel pupils and find outside support where necessary.

15-year-old Aaron, whose behaviour has been challenging since Year 7, has benefited from a range of schemes, including an intensive three week behaviour management programme called FLIP - Flexible Learning Individual Pathways.

Aaron has also gained significantly by taking part in Skill Force, a nationwide initiative that provides inspirational and motivational activities to around 8,000 14- to 16-year-olds a year.

His behaviour has improved significantly thanks to this support as well as the strong relationship that has evolved between Aaron's mother and the teaching staff.

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