Local Primary School
After securing a work placement at a local primary school to support with the delivery of the PE and games sessions across the school for one day a week. They made such a positive impact he was asked to attend for further days to support in other aspects of the school community, and they travelled to the placement independently from their home.
Skills developed on this placement
- Social Interaction
- Working with Children
- Active listening
Links to SCERTS
A number of aspects of Social Communication and Emotional Regulation are developed through this work placement. These include;
Using metacognitive strategies to plan activities
Initiating and maintaining conversations relating to others’ interests
Persisting and repairing communication breakdowns
Learning and following new routines and rules
Following the rules of conversation, including conventions of politeness and register
Persisting in tasks with reasonable demands
Coping with new and changing situations
Where is are they now?
After the placement finished, the School was so impressed they contacted Grange Park to communicate this. Grange Park worked with providers who could support the student to undertake a traineeship at the school which he has transitioned to and working well.
Below attachments are case studies of two of the many work placements we offer.