Evidence of Benefits

"How does T&S help your child?"  

The following comments are from feedback from 15 of our parents and students during a development workshop in November 2018. The group comprised parents from both HE and school backgrounds.



Enthusiasm to attend - where anxiety had led to school non attendance

Willingness to learn; engagement and preparedness to learn - where disengagement and appathy had occured in school

Feeling safe - where anxiety had been a barrier to learning /socialising in school

Independent working; - where previously had been dependent on external motivation

Consistency;  - where change was not a 'flash in the pan' - wellbeing was experienced consistently.

Concentration; Increase of attention span; learners developed ability to focus for significant periods of time

Social emotional and mental health; where before experienced isolation in school;

Behaviour; Temperament; Not aggressive any more; Sociable;


"Compared to previous setting"

Freedom and responsibility for self learning;   Self confidence; Confidence with life skills; Self belief; New skills; Willingness to try new skills; Opportunities not available in school; Creativity and curiosity to ask questions; Productivity, things made; Altruism: making something to give away. Pride in achievement

Belonging and community.



Self esteem; Less anxiety; Self harm no longer happening; Happiness; Consistency; No longer medicated; Feeling safe;  Self worth. Love and happiness; Reassurance; feeling Welcome