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Leeming RAF Community Primary School, North Yorkshire

This Primary school in North Yorkshire identified a need for the wellbeing of their pupils to be supported as they experience repeated mobility, deployment and separations. This case study details the activities and impact of a specific pastoral support role and gives advice to other practitioners.

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Crofton Hammond Infant School's deployment dolls

This infant school identified a need for their pupils to feel connected to a parent during periods of separation. The school has created bespoke knitted dolls for over 50 families, which have travelled the world by ship and plane and provided comfort at home.

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The Wavell School - bespoke support for parents

This Secondary school in Farnborough/Aldershot recognised the need to engage and support the whole family, particularly in the context of high rates of deployment, separation and mobility in its population. Bespoke intervention and support is offered to parents of children in a cluster of schools.

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St Michael's Primary School - wellbeing is supported through outdoor learning

This primary school near Colchester Garrison saw a need to support its Service children during experiences of mobility and deployment by improving their outdoor learning provision.

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Thomas Adams secondary and sixth form - supporting transition through a learning mentor

This secondary school in Shropshire employed a learning mentor to mitigate the impact of high mobility levels on the school population as part of their Service Pupil Premium strategy.

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Eskdale Junior School - Commando Joes' RESPECT' programme

This junior school on the outskirts of Nottingham engaged Commando Joes, an evidence-based programme which provides bespoke interventions run by veterans, to support their Service children.

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Ranvilles Junior School - Nelson the Sailor Bear

This junior school on the outskirts of Portsmouth developed an initiative to connect with and learn from parents on deployment with a whole school approach based on the adventures of Nelson the Sailor Bear.

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Chetwynd Primary Academy, Nottingham

This Primary school in Nottingham used data to identify an attainment gap for their army pupils. They worked with the community and military partners to organise support at no cost to the school.

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The Churchill School - a clear approach

This primary school in Hawkinge, Kent employs a dedicated liaison officer to establish procedures and mechanisms to support Service families.

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Alderwood school

This all-through school near Aldershot Garrison provides bespoke support to mitigate high mobility.

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