Positive relationships

All aspects of the Positive Relationships theme of the EYFS, including child behaviour, attachment, the key person system, staff relationships, and working with parents. Regular features include Behaviour and Parent's Guides.

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Home learning: Activities for parents - Shape and size

Penny Tassoni has plenty of activities with shapes and sizes to try at home

Working With Parents

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Home learning: Activities for parents - Shape and size

Penny Tassoni has plenty of activities with shapes and sizes to try at home

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Positive Relationships: Shapes and sizes - Size it up

Teaching the concepts of shape and size requires the right vocabulary, but incorporating everyday tasks, jigsaw puzzles and construction is equally important -...

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My Best course - Encouraging dads to read

Most fathers want to play a bigger part in their child's education. Hannah Crown talks to Charles Padie about a reading course that aims to get dads more involved....

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Working Mum - Feeling festive?

Christmas is a special occasion - but it can come a little too early in some nursery settings, argues Working Mum.


Behaviour

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - In other words

Learning to read different behaviours can help us better support children, says Kay Mathieson.

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - A meeting of minds

In the second of her series on child behaviour and its links to the new SEND code of practice, Kay Mathieson looks at working with parents.

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - Time to reflect

Behaviour is not an 'area of need', rather an indicator of other areas of need, says Kay Mathieson in the first of a three-part series on child behaviour in light...

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - A fighting chance

Sibling rivalry is natural and unavoidable, but the ways in which parents respond to arguments can make a real difference to children's learning. Kay Mathieson...