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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Positive Relationships: Home learning - A parent's guide to ... music

Why is listening to - and making - music important for children? Penny Tassoni explains, and suggests some activity ideas

Working With Parents

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Positive Relationships: Home learning - A parent's guide to ... music

Why is listening to - and making - music important for children? Penny Tassoni explains, and suggests some activity ideas

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - On message

Knowing how to manage 'difficult' conversations with parents and carers is vital, and particularly so when a child has emerging SEN. Dr Kay Mathieson provides...

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EYFS Best Practice: All about ... Supporting vulnerable families

The numbers of settings working with vulnerable twos is on the rise, but what are the challenges faced by these children and their families, and what approaches...

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Working Mum - Staying power

High staff turnover is not only a concern for management - many parents see it as a warning sign, says Working Mum.


Behaviour

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - Chaos theory

Physical exuberance needs to be encouraged, not limited, in two-year-olds, says Julia Manning-Morton.

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - All mine?

In part four of her series on the behaviour of two-year-olds, Julia Manning-Morton looks at possession and social rules.

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - 'Me' time

Developing self-awareness is about learning who you are. Julia Manning-Morton looks at how twos can be supported in this

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - All too much?

In the second instalment of her series on two-year-olds' development and behaviour, Julia Manning-Morton looks at why practitioners should be aware of the emotional...