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Social & Emotional Learning

Our support impacts children and young people by focussing on developing relationships, self-confidence, self-efficacy, communication skills, positive mind-set and attitude.

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Personal Development

Our programmes provide pupils with opportunities to enjoy learning about and make informed decisions around, their own personal development, behaviour, welfare and mental health.

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Building Relationships

Our approach is values-based, placing emphasis on the strength and safety of building, repairing and maintaining positive relationships with pupils, schools and families.

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Our News

RETURN OF ALL SERVICES FOR SUMMER 2021
We are delighted that all of our services, both in our Switch Centre and our outreach support, will return in the summer term 2021.
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WHY CHOOSE SWITCH MIDLANDS?
A short video explaining why Switch Midlands and our Switch Coaches are the perfect choice to help support your most at risk pupils.
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SWITCH AMBASSADORS
We are delighted to begin launching our Switch Ambassadors programme. This is an opportunity for those pupils who have received our support to go on and develop even further by working towards mentoring awards and qualifications.
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REMOTE WELLBEING SERVICE
We were delighted to have secured additional funding to provide online wellbeing check-ins for school pupils in Wolverhampton.
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SMALL BUSINESS HEROES OF THE YEAR
We were delighted to have received a HIGHLY COMMENDED award as the Black Country Chamber of Commerce Small Business Heroes of the Year finalists.
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BARNARDO’S PARTNERSHIP
Switch is delighted to be delivering the See, Hear, Respond programme this summer and autumn in Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire on behalf of Barnardo’s.
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SWITCH MIDLANDS PODCAST
Switch Midlands has launched a new podcast that includes conversations between education and mental health professionals that discuss topics such as self-esteem, anxiety, developing confidence, managing emotions and healthy relationships.
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Our Approach

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Early Intervention

Since September 2020, our staff have worked with 25 schools with almost 150 pupils, helping to support personal development through social and emotional learning.

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Badge of Excellence

All pupils who receive our support earn accreditation from Open Awards, a quality assurance mark that recognises excellent learning & development opportunities.

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The Switch Coaches

A Switch Coach will help support pupils and their families with emotional wellbeing, resolving conflict, preventing harm and building resilience.