Boldmere Inclusion Base
Who are we?
Boldmere Inclusion Base supports primary age children who have an Education, Health and Care Plan with a primary need of ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition). Placements in the Inclusion Base are commissioned by SENAR (Special Educational Needs Assessment Review team).
The Inclusion Base is made up of small groups with a maximum of eight pupils per class. We support the children with their communication, social, emotional and sensory needs, alongside their learning. Our aim is for the children to develop independence and new strategies in order to progress towards integration with their peer group within the mainstream schools.
Where are we?
We are based in a building behind and in between Boldmere Infant School and Boldmere Junior School. We have full access to both mainstream schools, including the ICT suite, playgrounds, field and dinner halls.
To provide a safe, secure environment in which children can learn, achieve, succeed and be happy.
To develop children’s emotional regulation and wellbeing through learning, games, activities and visual support.
To build positive relationships with familiar adults and peers and develop self-esteem and independence.
To develop social communication skills, including turn taking, sharing and working together in order to interact with peers and adults.
To develop children’s resilience and equip them with the skills to deal positively with transition and change.
To support successful integration into their mainstream class by working alongside the child’s class teacher, parents/carers and other professionals.
¨ Inclusion Base hours: Trickle in 9.00am—9.30am, finish at 2.30pm.
¨ A home/school log is used to share information daily.
¨ If your child has school dinners these will continue at the Inclusion base. Alternatively, they can bring a packed lunch.
¨ Pupils are to wear Boldmere Schools uniform.
¨ Over time, the children will decrease the amount of time that they will spend in the inclusion base as their integration within the mainstream school increases. This will be personal to each child, taking into account their successes and ongoing needs.