In every school a small but significant number of students with complex issues present real challenges for senior management as to how best to meet their education needs and comply with statutory requirements.
Education Pathways is an innovative provider set up by highly specialised teachers who have many years experience working with schools to teach and support challenging students and for those whom attendance at school is an issue.
Increasing demands on school budgets and sustained cutbacks to Local Authority support services mean that it is increasingly difficult to finance the costs associated with hard to engage students. Education Pathways can ensure continuity of education and support reintegration in the most cost effective way possible.
Students of primary or secondary age may be referred to the service for many reasons including though not exclusively those...
Who are not currently accessing education
persistent and long term absences are complex issues. We have many years experience working with disaffected students and have proven success in reintegrating them back in to school.
Who are disengaged
early intervention with disadvantaged or hard to reach students can help mitigate long term problems.
Who are identified as being"at risk" of becoming a school refuser
we frequently work alongside school staff and other agencies to teach and support students who are in danger of becoming a school refuser.
Who may be in danger of exclusion
permanent exclusion is a last resort. A fixed, short term exclusion maybe a more appropriate sanction which allows the student to continue with their education.
Who need targeted support for literacy and or numeracy