At Chestnut we look at the whole child as an individual.  We assess children in their social and emotional development, their communication skills, any physical or health needs and on their sensory processing.  Following their assessment we will provide an in depth Individual Learning Plan and a Positive Behaviour for Learning Plan.  The curriculum that we offer covers the National Curriculum and has a strong emphasis on developing skills for life and learning.

The staff encourage the children to work well with others, and to work within the the boundaries set to them.  This is achieved with the help and use of the Traffic Light Behaviour System.  When children have a pre determined number of successive ‘green days’ they can choose from a choice of ‘treats’ which can be anything from lunch out to a favourite activity.

For information on the assessment programme please feel free to contact the centre on 01803 857242.