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					 CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL
 COALVILLE
 LEICESTERSHIRE
Super output areas
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Every Child Matters:

•   Attendance
•   Learning Support Unit
•   Curriculum Changes
•   Pastoral Monitoring
•   Community Links
•   Opening Minds Curriculum
•   Conflict Resolution in Schools Project
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL




Tracking

•   Database with overview of each student
•   Increased pastoral support
•   Key stage 3 strategy Behaviour and Attendance strand
•   Multi Agency Forum
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
   Working in partnership


Aims
For vulnerable and challenging young people and their families the forum aims:
• To provide focussed, co-ordinated and effective interventions and support
• To improve educational outcomes and life chances

For school and agencies the forum aims:
• To facilitate and co-ordinate collaborative working
• To ensure that the resources available are used to maximum effect
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


Objectives
•   To ensure early identification of need and intervention
•   To provide easy and quick access to service or expertise
•   To capitalise on the expertise of individual agencies
•   To keep young people engaged and motivated in their education
•   To bring about improvements in the behaviour of young people
•   To increase the self-esteem and the aspirations of young people
•   To provide advice and support for parents
•   To increase the confidence of young people and parents in schools and
    agencies
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership

Attendees
•   Castle rock staff ; Deputy Head, Year Heads, SENCO,
    LSU co-ordinator
•   Youth Inclusion Support Panel
•   Family Steps (Family Support Worker)
•   Education Welfare Service
•   Connexions
•   Health Service
•   NWLDC Community Development Officer
•   Police
•   Social Services
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•   Transition Mentors
•   Positive Futures
•   Primary Mental Health
•   Young People at Risk
•   King Edward VII Community College (KS4 Feeder)
•   Greenhill Youth Centre
•   Agar Nook Youth Worker
•   Housing Association
•   Student Support Service
•   School Medical Officer
•   Education Psychologist
•   Special Educational needs Assessment (SENA)
•   School Sport Partnership
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


Prior to meeting

•   The school or agencies identify individuals and needs
•   Names of individuals given to administrator (2 weeks prior to meeting)
•   Referring school/agency seek parental permission
•   Check whether CAF already in existence – complete CAF if necessary
•   Administrator informs all partners of new referrals one week prior to meeting
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


At Meeting:

•   Introduction and reminder of confidentiality statement
•   Previously identified students discussed and action plans updated
•   Identification of new students – using Common Assessment Framework as
    reference
•   Group defines actions on plan
•   Lead professional identified
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


Subsequent to meetings

•   Parents informed of the referral outcome by lead professional
•   CAF used as the referral form
•   Action plans distributed by administrator to identified agencies
•   Work will begin with the student/family
•   Lead professional will monitor progress and developments
•   Lead professional will report on progress against the action plan
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


Review/Evaluation/Development

•   Annual meeting to review and evaluate work and identify areas or
    recommendations for change
•   Funding gained through extended schools pilot
•   More agencies involved
•   Links with “Bridges”
•   Primary feeder schools included
•   Future plans – Develop across families of schools
CASTLE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL


Multi Agency Forum
    Working in partnership


What works
•   Earlier identification and intervention
•   In past 2 years over 15% of students identified and needs addressed
•   Number of longer fixed term exclusions reduced
•   Use of CAF as referral
•   Lead professional to oversee intervention programmes
•   Greater parental support
•   Agencies who are experts in the field, more proactive in school
•   Students have access to specifically identified and targeted support
•   Improved educational attainment and better engagement in education