The relationships, routines and environments are personalised, adapted to help children and young people to develop behaviours for learning, engage with their education, build self-confidence and cultivate ambition and aspiration.
Here is a list of some of the major training and qualifications that all staff working with our young people complete as standard:
Communication and de-escalation
Autism and Sensory
Autism and Communication
NAS Autism Essentials
Maybo Positive Handling skills
L2 Therapeutic Skills
Epilepsy and the administration of emergency medication
Anaphylaxis and the administration of auto-injectors
Diabetes and the administration of medication and auto- injectors
Some of our amazing colleagues also have the opportunity to work towards the following major training and qualifications:
L2 Understanding Autism
L3 Supporting teaching and learning
L3 Education and Training
L4 Positive Behaviour Support
L5 Positive Behaviour Support
L5 Teaching Disable Learners
L5 Dyslexia Support and intervention
L5 Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties Support and Intervention
Assessment of Motor and Process Skills
Basic counselling skills
Working with complex trauma
Understanding child and adolescent behaviour
Working with self-injury
Supporting visual impairments
Supporting those with hearing impairments.
St. John’s School provides excellent learning and recreational environments, including:
St. John’s offers an inclusive environment for young people with autism and other special needs, whose learning, social, emotional and/or communication difficulties are too complex for many mainstream educational settings to support.
Many children and young people at St. John’s have complex diagnoses – their needs do not always fit into a single or simple diagnosis, and therefore all C&YP are assessed, and their programmes individually designed to meet their specific needs.
St. John’s supports a wide range of young people with additional and specific needs.
In particular, we support young people from 7-19 who: