Clarendon pupils have access to a range of therapies which supports or complements their learning. To learn more about the different types of therapies available click below.
Kick Mentors support pupils through activities including sports and dance. They are in school two days per week. Pupils meet with their mentor weekly setting targets to support themselves in school and at home.
Clarendon Secondary Centre also funds an in-house school counsellor one day a week with Fiona Mentzel. Pupils are referred following consultations with families and other professionals. Fiona is able to offer longer term counselling and short Focus Sessions which are 6-8 weeks.
Amanda Gaukroger is providing some Educational Psychology support at the Secondary Centre. Her times are allocated according to need and in discussion with the head of centre.
Physiotherapy provides a range of packages of care which include reviews and/or treatment blocks based on each child’s needs. Our physiotherapist, Julie Knox is allocated to Clarendon Secondary via the NHS and is currently on-site one morning a week for alternate half terms. Referrals for physiotherapy need to be made by a medical professional so can either go through the school nurse, or via your own GP.
Speech and Language Therapy
As with Physiotherapy, our Speech and Language Therapist, Neema is allocated to Clarendon Secondary via the NHS and is currently on site three days a week. Ciara and Becky also provide support as Therapy Assistants 3 days a week to work with students to implement personalised speech and language programmes.
In the last year, Clarendon has been funding an in-house Occupational Therapy (OT) service. Overall co-ordination of this has been via The Auriga Academy Trust and is overseen by Occupational Therapist Phoebe Abrahams. The focus of the school OT team is to deliver an integrated service; as per the Trust's vision for therapies.