Tes Editorial

The behaviour question: how can you support a child with ADHD in your classroom?

Tracey Lawrence, assistant headteacher and specialist leader of education in social, emotional and mental health, answers your questions on behaviour

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The answer:

Finding strategies that work for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be an unpredictable process. The signs, symptoms and behaviours that children exhibit vary hugely and are individual to each child. Getting the right kind of bespoke support in place will happen only as you begin to build a stronger relationship with the child. But, in the meantime, there are strategies that you can embed to provide immediate support.

1. Get to know the pupil

Getting to know the child and the way they react will be your golden ticket to effective support. You can use the ...

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