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Therapeutic Approaches

The school incorporates a number of therapeutic approaches as part of both its alternative provision offer and in learning opportunities across the wards.

Speech and Language Therapy

The school employs a Speech and Language Therapist through Finsbury Health Centre. Work centres around assessment, individual support and advice and training for staff.

Drama Therapy

The school supports placements from Royal Central School for Speech and Drama. The school has employed a Drama Therapist across our sites from 2019/20.

Music Therapy

The school supports training placements from Nordoff Robbins.

Nordoff Robbins is a national music therapy charity dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children and adults across the UK who use music therapy and other music services to help a range of people with a range of challenges, such as autism, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury, depression and life-threatening or terminal illnesses, such as cancer. 

Pets as Therapy

Pets As Therapy is a national charity founded in 1983 by Lesley Scott-Ordish.
We enhance health and wellbeing in the community through the visits of trusted volunteers with their behaviourally assessed animals. We provide a visiting service in hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes, special needs schools and a variety of other venues all across the UK.

We receive regular visits from a number of dogs at both the hospital site and Konstam.

Equine Therapy

Learning Through Horses is a North London based charity we work with who deliver alternative education programmes, which, through working with horses, provide an opportunity for disengaged and / or vulnerable young people and adults to develop vital skills required to further their employment and educational success.

School Breathe 

School Breath is designed to support well being.  Breathwork techniques delivered in bite-sized (5 minute videos) format, with new material being received each week. Children learn from a variety of breath coaches, and practice proven breath exercises, techniques, mindful meditations and daily inspirations.