A SEMH (Social Emotional Mental Health) Provision based in Lambeth.

Pathways is a SEMH (Social Emotional Mental Health) Provision based in Lambeth.

This means that all Pathways students have an Educational Health Care Plan. This means that Pathways caters for young people with a variety of SEN needs such as emotional difficulties, conduct disorders, hyperkinetic disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD).

Staff and Students

The provision has a maximum capacity of 16 students and caters for Key Stages 3 & 4.

All students are required to wear the Pathways school uniform and follow our provision rules during school hours. Our main focus is to build positive relationships with the students, improve their social skills, improve self-awareness, increase confidence, behaviour and wellbeing, and make sure that each young person leaves us with as many qualifications as possible, giving them currency for the next stage in their academic career.

Total number of students will be 16 (each student will have a key worker).

The Pathways staff team have a wide range of expertise including: Counsellors, CBT therapists, Youth Behaviour Specialists, Fitness Professionals, Youth Mentors and Teachers.

Staffing structure

  • 1 Provision Lead / Teacher
  • 2 Full time teachers, 1 Part time teacher
  • 2 Therapists
  • 2 TA’s


Gavin Thomas - Pathways Lead

Curriculum topics

Students will be assessed to determine which level their needs suits in Maths and English.

Timetabled Curriculum

Functional Skills Maths & English, Prince’s Trust, PSHE and Social Skills, Art and Yoga.

Updates to the Curriculum

We have recently been extending the Pathways curriculum to include:

Pathways students undertaking the Beep Test in a specialist PE lesson

Period Time Note
Start of day 09:00  
1 09:10 - 09:50  
2 09:50 - 10:40  
Break 10:40 - 11:00  
Tutor Time 11:00 - 11:20  
3 11:20 - 12:00  
4 12:00 - 12:45  
Lunch 12:45 - 13:50  
5 13:50 - 14:30 Friday day ends after lunch
End of day 14:30