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 moment

Dealing with conflict is an important life skill, so practitioners must weigh up when to step in and provide a solution – and when to let the children sort it out for themselves, explains Nicola Watson...

Working With Parents

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A Unique Child: Nutrition - Pack it in?

As packed lunches look set to become more common, Dr Patricia Lucas assesses their quality and launches a survey to find out more

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Nursery Management: Emotional Well-Being - How to cope

What should a manager do when a child who attends the setting dies? asks Jackie Musgrave

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Positive Relationships: Working with Parents - REAL progress

A home learning early literacy project in Merseyside has improved communication and language development for those children and parents in need of extra support....

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Positive Relationships: Parenting programmes - Home truths

An early intervention programme called Parents as First Teachers is improving parent-child interactions, the home environment and, as a result, child outcomes, writes...


Behaviour

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Positive Relationships: Behaviour - In the moment

Dealing with conflict is an important life skill, so practitioners must weigh up when to step in and provide a solution – and when to let the children sort it out...

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Positive Relationships: Nurture - A fresh start

Children struggling in Reception and Year 1 with behavioural and emotional problems are being helped to become more confident learners at a specialist centre in...

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EYFS Best Practice - All about…children’s friendships

Being able to make friends is easier for some than it is for others, but practitioners can help all children to form relationships. Marion Dowling explains how

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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...