Family residentials: embedding and sustaining a whole school approach

Key features

  • Importance of leadership buy-in
  • Costs and benefits
  • Impacts in the school

In this filmed interview, senior staff from the South Manchester Inclusive Learning Enterprise (SMILE) Trust talk about the long-term impact of their family residential programme and the ways in which it is integrated into the schools involved.

They discuss the outcomes of these family residentials and their impact on individual students, as well as the impact of the programme on wider school policies concerning relationships with students, parents and families.

Watch the film to find out more about the approach and the ways the schools have worked to ensure the programme is both embedded and sustained.