Exclusions are increasing in number, meaning that more and more students are unable to work within the current system. Sonia Blandford reports on a programme at Lyng Hall School that is turning circumstances around for students at risk of exclusion, implementing interventions that work.
It is widely recognised that vulnerable children struggle to access learning and experience success at school. With interventions purely designed to move them on with learning they often have difficulty engaging and making progress. Perhaps something else is needed?