Pupil Reflections

Recent Pupil Reflections

  • 90% of pupils reflected that they felt more able to manage their difficult feelings
  • 90% of pupils stated that they were more aware of ‘triggers’
  • 100% of pupils stated that they would know what to do if they witnessed someone else experiencing difficulties
  • 100% reflected that they wanted to continue with sessions
  • 100% stated that they would recommend attending sessions to other pupil

Recent School Leaver Reflections

  • 100% believed that they had changed for the better
  • 80% believed that others could see a change in them
  • 100% felt more able to manage situations that they would not have been able to in the past
  • 100% felt more able to cope in difficult circumstances
  • 100% felt more able to talk about their problems
  • 100% felt more comfortable with their own identity
  • 100% felt able to adjust and adapt to different social situations
  • 100% stated that they would know what to do or who to talk to if they felt out of their comfort zone
  • 100% stated that they were now more able to plan ahead and think of possible consequences to actions

Some recent pupil comments

‘I can relax and get my mind off everything’

‘Not to keep angry thoughts in…talk about it, it helps’

‘[I have] learnt how to manage my anger. [I have] someone to talk to’

‘I have more confidence to try new things….confidence to use strategies when I am angry’

‘I’ve been happier, I always leave happier than when I arrive’

‘It’s been good to talk. No one else really listens’

‘Making stories, [time to] to get away, have a rest’

‘Learning about social cues’

‘All the teachers are telling me how much better I am doing now. I am more able to talk and calm down quicker’