*Consultation* Draft Policy on Identifying, Assessing and Providing for Additional Support Needs of Children and Young People

Identifying, Assessing and Providing for Additional Support Needs of Children and Young People

The content of the draft policy includes identifying, assessing and providing for the ASN of children and young people in East Lothian schools. The content of this policy are largely drawn from the ASL Act (2004) and the updated statutory code of practice (2017) and outlines the statutory responsibility of East Lothian Council in meeting the needs of children and young people with Additional Support Needs.

East Lothian Council would like you to consider the attached document and respond with any comments by 29th June to allow appropriate processes to be finalised in preparation for implementation at the start of the new academic session 2018/19.

Identifying, Assessing and Providing for ASN DRAFT

Please forward any comments to lbinnie@eastlothian.gov.uk

*Consultation* Draft Policy on Managing Distressed and Challenging Behaviour

Managing Distressed and Challenging Behaviour

The content of the draft policy is largely drawn from positive behaviour management techniques and de-escalation strategies and outlines the statutory responsibility of East Lothian Council in supporting staff and children/young people in situations when distressed and challenging behaviour is displayed. It outlines procedures such as positive management plans and risk assessments and RIVO recording.

East Lothian Council would like you to consider the attached document and respond with any comments by 13th June to allow appropriate processes to be finalised in preparation for implementation at the start of the new academic session 2018/19.

Managing Distressed and Challenging Behaviour DRAFT

Please forward any comments to lgrant2@eastlothian.gov.uk

Preston Lodge Learning Festival

Preston Lodge High School are running their

Learning Festival again this year on

Saturday 28th October

The festival offers a fantastic range of collaborative, dialogue-based professional Learning Conversations for teachers to explore, share and develop their pedagogy. In addition, they’re opening their Learning Festival up to all parents and carers interested in finding out how they could further support young people in their learning

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Find out more by visiting their website