|To provide a small-scale setting in which children can experience nurturing care from caring adults, who actively work towards enabling their successful reintegration to the mainstream classroom.
|To have a predictable, calm and purposeful environment and timetable, free from curriculum pressures.
|To develop self-esteem, social skills and a sense of belonging.
|To develop relationships between adults and children, building trust, confidence and reliability.
|To develop responsibility for self and others.
|To help children learn appropriate behaviour
|To help children make decision and wise choices through understanding the consequences of certain ways of behaving.
|To work in partnership with parents and teachers to achieve consistency of approach at home and school.
|To provide an on-going assessment using the Boxall Profile
|To prevent possible exclusion