Special Educational Needs
At Releasing Potential School, we cater for up to fifty children with Special Educational Needs who face a range of barriers to full inclusion.
Our educational programmes, professional training and academic research focus on helping children with Emotional-Social-Behavioural-Difficulties (ESBD), extreme emotional vulnerability (EV), Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD).
Keep up to date with the latest government research and legislation on Alternative Education in the UK:
Recent SEN blog posts from Releasing Potential:
Dr Alex Gray shares her thoughts on the use of restraint. "Coming from a background as a researcher, I had only heard horror stories about children who weren’t able to maintain mainstream school placements due to ‘bad’ behaviour. I had friends who were secondary...
There has been a steady increase in the number of young people being diagnosed with mental health issues and this correlates with what we see on the ground in schools. Schools often reflect what is happening, more broadly, in society, and while this is on...
If you keep up to date with the latest SEND Education news, I am sure the latest article by The Guardian would have left you feeling aghast. With schools' ever-growing desire to be top of the league tables, more and more children with SEND are being encouraged to...
Monday 5th Feb was an extraordinary day. My role on the Professional Services team at Releasing Potential, as a trainer of adult learners, means that teaching is never far from my mind. However, I hadn’t expected to find myself faced with the task of teaching a group...
Founded in 2001, Releasing Potential has offered bespoke alternative educational placements to children who have not thrived in mainstream schools, since its conception in Portsmouth by founder and CEO Mike King. From its bases of operation in Hampshire and West...
Releasing Potential Institute
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