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 - A parent's guide to ... treasure basket and heuristic play

Giving your child opportunities to explore a variety of objects can aid their developmental progress. Penny Tassoni explains.

Working With Parents

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - Meeting time

Bringing parents and practitioners together to review a child's progress in a way that is positive for all parties involved requires careful preparation and specific...

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Social media - Getting parents involved

Your online strategy can be incredibly useful for engaging your children's carers. Kate Tyler explains how to go about it

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Home learning - A parent's guide to ... treasure basket and heuristic play

Giving your child opportunities to explore a variety of objects can aid their developmental progress. Penny Tassoni explains.

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Positive Relationships: Working Mum - Taking a trip

Regular days out can offer wonderful experiences for children beyond the nursery, but some parents may need reassurance.


Behaviour

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A Unique Child: Art Therapy - Art work

At one nursery in London, an art therapist is helping young children with a range of difficulties - in a purpose-built garden 'shed'. Caroline Vollans finds out...

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My best course - Understanding behaviour

A five-day intensive course on psychotherapy gave practitioner Rachel Cowie the tools to understand children's motives.

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - Shared thinking

When faced with behavioural challenges, practitioners should embrace the opportunity to learn more about children and develop effective strategies to support them,...

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - Hard times?

Julia Manning-Morton looks at strategies and support in her final article on twos' behaviour