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…sleep

Sooner or later, parents of children struggling to sleep will have to tackle the problem. Penny Tassoni explains why and how

Working With Parents

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Multi-Agency Working: Part One - Crossing barriers

Sharing information between different agencies has always been problematic. In this series, Hannah Crown reports on national, local and individual moves to overcome...

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - At a loss

Large numbers of infants are being taken into care due to the repeat pregnancies of their vulnerable mothers. Annette Rawstrone reports on a new scheme designed...

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Home Learning - A parent's guide to…sleep

Sooner or later, parents of children struggling to sleep will have to tackle the problem. Penny Tassoni explains why and how

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Working Mum - ‘I’m a big girl now!’

Moving up to the pre-school room was an exciting moment and has been (mostly) beneficial for Working Mum’s three-year-old


Behaviour

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - By numbers

The sector is struggling to develop staff teams that meet the needs of two-year-olds, though some are making great strides. Annette Rawstrone talks to one nursery...

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - Taking a fresh view

A training programme tackling nursery exclusions is giving some practitioners a new understanding of behaviour. By Annette Rawstrone

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A Unique Child: Inclusion - Family values

An inclusive programme is developing parents’ self-esteem and family relationships by looking at the importance of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Annette Rawstrone...

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Well set up

How do children's emotional skills affect future success? Hannah Crown reports on new research and training