Intensive Outreach Support

This is an individually tailored programme for pupils who for a variety of barriers/reasons are unable to engage with traditional education establishments. They may be supported at home or within the local community.
The aim is to reintroduce pupils to education by building confidence and developing young people’s key interests.
IOS Initial assessment and plan
This includes a minimum of two home visits. The cognitive abilities profile will be carried out by a CLR2 qualified Manager to identify needs/strengths and ability to engage. A Learning/engagement plan is then written in conjunction with the family and learner.
Programme Delivery
a) Broadstones school is flexible and can deliver the programmes at any venue that has practical facilities. Support will be offered in the home and through integration into the community, accessing appropriate training venues, leisure centres, libraries etc.
b) There is a clear reporting/ communication schedule which includes:
  • Daily attendance reporting
  • Incidents/safeguarding procedures
  • Progress reports
  • Referral paperwork
  • Regular meetings with the designated personnel to discuss progress and to review the programmes development
c) Key targets, individual projects and expected outcomes will be agreed with the contact before the start of the programme, this can then be reviewed at the agreed review meetings to establish progress and achievement.
d) Access to qualifications (where appropriate) from entry level – level 2
e) Access to quality assured alternative provision (where appropriate) including Broadstones Independent Special School
f) Progression-to appropriate education mainstream or specialist provision
g) Partnership working -Officers will develop links with appropriate services for the child/family e.g. SEND, CAMHS, HYMS, Services for Young People, Social Services etc.