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: Parenting Programmes - Taking the strain

Fortunately for those parents struggling to cope with their child’s behaviour, there are programmes to help, reports Annette Rawstrone

Working With Parents

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Positive Relationships: Parenting Programmes - Taking the strain

Fortunately for those parents struggling to cope with their child’s behaviour, there are programmes to help, reports Annette Rawstrone

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Home Learning: A parent’s guide to… cooking

Far from being something to avoid for busy parents, cooking with children is a great way to spend time together, explains Penny Tassoni

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Nursery Management: Nutrition - Fat-fighters

Parents of overweight children are often in denial about the problem or claim to be simply too busy to address it – so how should settings approach the issue? Gabriella...

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Positive Relationships: Parenting Programmes - Strongest link

Early intervention programmes are finding greater success by engaging both parents, rather than just mothers, as well as enrolling them before the birth of their...


Behaviour

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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...

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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...

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Troubled teens left in limbo

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