What is SEMH?

SEMH stands for Social, Emotional and Mental Health. It's a term used to describe a range of difficulties children and young people can experience. These difficulties can affect their ability to manage emotions, build relationships, and learn effectively.

What are the different types of SEMH?

SEMH encompasses a broad spectrum of needs. It can include conditions like anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and attachment disorders.

How does SEMH present itself in education?

Children with SEMH may display challenging behaviors like withdrawal, aggression, or difficulty following instructions. They might struggle with social interaction, expressing emotions, or staying focused in class.

How does SEMH impact learners in education?

SEMH difficulties can significantly impact a child's educational experience. They may find it hard to keep up with coursework, participate in lessons, or build positive relationships with teachers and peers.