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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Parents' Guide: Routines

Daily routines, from leaving the house in the morning to bedtime, will help to create a calmer home environment, explains Annette Rawstrone

Working With Parents

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Parents' Guide: Routines

Daily routines, from leaving the house in the morning to bedtime, will help to create a calmer home environment, explains Annette Rawstrone

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Working with parents - A certain age

With more children being born to older mothers, it is important practitioners understand their unique needs, finds Charlotte Goddard in the first of an occasional...

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Positive Relationships: Working with Parents - Access for all

A literacy campaign in Birmingham is reaching out to isolated families and improving the skills of parents so they can also help their children’s development, finds...

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Managing SEND, Part 5: Parents - Parental advisory

Communicating with the parents of children with SEND can be a thorny issue. Karen Faux gets tips from settings doing it well


Behaviour

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From our archives: on the letters page

Correspondence from early editions of Nursery World shines a light on the evolution of attitudes about childcare in society.

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Music - Sound control

The creator of The Greenfield Method tells Hannah Crown how it is teaching children self-regulation and other life skills through the production of sound

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Training Talk - Autism

How an autism course helped Stacey Smith improve a girl’s behaviour. By Gabriella Jozwiak

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Learning & Development: Violent Play - Rough stuff

Violent play is often disturbing, but if managed properly it can be a useful outlet for some children. By Charlotte Goddard