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Team Mates Intervention

The Team Mates programme is run a small group setting and encourages children to talk about their feelings and develop their emotional resilience.


The Team Mates programme lasts 24 weeks with a further eight weeks for those children who require extra support ready for their transition to secondary school and is delivered by coaches trained by behaviour specialists. Our experience in delivering a wide range of school-based interventions programmes informs us children need a consistent and longer period of time in which to aid behaviour change. Sessions last approximately one hour and 30 minutes and are classroom based, however from time to time, coaches may require access to a hall or outdoor space.

This is a programme for targeted children who need support with emotional literacy. Therefore, any children who are chosen for the programme should meet the criteria set by the project lead. The intervention programme has been designed by the Foundation, who has worked closely with a Behavioural Specialist to compile session plans and design worksheets. Furthermore, the programme will also incorporate BuildToExpress material, an educational concept from Lego™ which helps actively engage in social games and learning through play.

There is also a whole school approach to positive mental health through access to resilience assemblies, mental health awareness courses and mental health first aid courses for teachers and school staff.


Children in upper KS2.


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