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Hub - Increased level of support

If your child does not meet the above criteria for our specialist unit, this doesn't mean they can't be supported by our Jigsaw provision in other ways.  We offer an increasing level of support that we use to tailor our provision on an individual basis.  This can ranged from supporting teachers in the classroom with quality first teaching, to more longer term intervention.  This is outlined below:

Supporting QFT

  • Visual aids for students and staff (visual timetables, communication cards, reminders etc)
  • Specialist equipment/resources (fidget toys, ear defenders etc)
  • Drop-in sessions for students
  • Staff training on specific students/needs
  • Teacher support

Short term support

  • 1:1 personalised targeted sessions (SPDR cycle)
  • Small group sessions
  • 1:1 subject support
  • Social story; Comic strip conversation
  • Access to ELSA support
  • Time-out - supporting emotional dysregulation

Long term intervention

  • 1:1 personalised, targeted sessions in weekly basis
  • Tailored PSHE curriculum
  • Allocated 1:1 subject support
  • Access to ELSA support
  • Time-out - supporting emotional dysregulation


  • Local Authority Specialist placement for students who have an autism diagnosis, an EHCP and require a program of individualised support and coaching in order to engage fully with the curriculum, social expectations and environment of a mainstream secondary curriculum

Ken Stimpson Academy
Staniland Way
PE4 6JT (Sat Nav users: PE4 6WR)