Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)

Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)

In response to the current school closures due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the SCIL specialist teaching team have suggested some resources and activities to support children and young people with Special Educational Needs in the home.


These resources are specifically designed to support children with  Social Emotional and Mental Health needs.

The resources are organised into the following categories:

  • Managing feelings

  • Relaxation

  • Supporting behaviour

  • Things to do

  • Understanding Coronavirus

Managing Feelings

Angry Birds

                 Angry bird Book   Angry bird poster   Cool down strategies

My angry chart

Anxiety coping skills

My worries and how I handle them

Calming activities

Resources to support children who are angry

Cooling down - letting off steam


Differentiated feelings wheel

Top ten tips for building emotional resilience

Feelings work scrapbook plan

What are my worries

My anger warning signs




Body-Relaxation (ADHD)

Sleep grid

Breathing to relax - instructions


Sensory bottle

Take time to think and calm down


Supporting behaviour

Be calm and specific language


Calm box information

Stories that never stand still (ADHD)

Challenging Behaviour

Top tips for young people with SEMH at home

Out of the ordinary



Things to do

Days out with children

I'm amazing because

Funny things

Motor skills programme

Go for a walk



Understanding Coronavirus

Cartoon to explain the virus

Small Paul by Josh Massy


Contact Information

Address: City of Bradford MDC, Children's Services, 0-25 SEND Inclusive Education Service

3rd Floor Margaret McMillan Tower, Princes Way, BRADFORD, West Yorkshire BD1 1NN

 Please call Admin for general enquiries only on 01274 439500.

All queries for a teacher please call on the numbers below, if they are out on appointments please leave a message to receive a call back.  NB all calls goo direct to their work mobiles via the numbers below.


MEET THE TEAM - Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH)





Sara Burgess

Lead Specialist Teacher

01274 439338

Justine Burnhill

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 439332

David Chadwick

Specialist Teacher (Full time)

01274 439317

Amanda Aldin

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 439327

Anna Robinson

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 439324

Martina Woodworth

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 436320

Rebecca Hayward

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 439337

Sharon Carr

Specialist Teacher (part time)

01274 439339




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