Umbrella Outreach Support

Collaborative Outreach Support for the SEN Community

Our Purpose

Umbrella Outreach Support Service seeks to bring an enriched understanding to challenging behaviour, through trauma-informed perspectives and recognition of troubled life experiences. Our intervention work is aimed at benefiting the whole school community; supporting school staff, pupils and their families.

This is an innovative team who offer bespoke responses to the individual pupils’ needs within a school context. The diverse skills of the team mean that they can offer enhanced Individualised support for pupils in Years 7+ with SEMH need.

Umbrella is a school to school led initiative - referrals are made by schools or Local Authorities. 

Keeping the pupil at the heart of what we do

Umbrella's Outreach Offer - Our Aims

  • To offer targeted support aimed at staff who are supporting specific pupils with SEN.

  • To improve outcomes for children and young people with SEN and disabilities to enable them to remain in mainstream education, where appropriate.

  • To help our mainstream colleagues to maximise the educational opportunities for all pupils and to support an ‘Early Intervention’ ethos.

  • To help to build the capacity and confidence across the school community (including families) in order to meet the needs of children and young people.