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: Behaviour - In the acts

In an extract from her book on understanding children’s behaviour, Cath Hunter explains some of the underlying reasons behind difficult behaviour and how it can best be managed by adults

Working With Parents

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Working Mum: Fat chance?

Finding a suitable childminder for her young daughters has not always been an easy process, explains Working Mum

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Home learning - A parent's guide to self-regulation

Key facts about self-regulation and how to help your child develop it. By Penny Tassoni

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Working Mum - A hard choice

There are pros and cons to a school nursery, but having both daughters in the same place just swung it for Working Mum

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EYFS Best Practice - All about…bereavement

Understanding young children’s various reactions to the death of a loved one and how they cope with grief enables settings to better support them and their families,...


Behaviour

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - In the acts

In an extract from her book on understanding children’s behaviour, Cath Hunter explains some of the underlying reasons behind difficult behaviour and how it can...

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Troubled teens left in limbo

The ‘epidemic’ requires a mix of early intervention and later support services, finds Charlotte Goddard

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A Unique Child: Nurture Groups - Well nourished

Nurture Groups offer children and young people with difficult emotional, social and behavioural needs a safe place within their school where their problems can be...

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Positive Relationships: Parenting Programmes - Something to prove

High-quality parenting programmes can support vulnerable people and their ability to parent. Charlotte Goddard profiles one such programme and the challenges facing...