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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Parent’s Guide: New experiences – Starting school

Everything parents need to know about preparing their children for starting school and settling in, with helpful tips and advice. By Annette Rawstrone

Working With Parents

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Parent’s Guide: New experiences – Starting school

Everything parents need to know about preparing their children for starting school and settling in, with helpful tips and advice. By Annette Rawstrone

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Working with Parents - Circle of love

A video-based early intervention programme called Circle of Security Parenting is boosting attachment between parents and children, discovers Annette Rawstrone

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Working with Parents - The young ones

How can early years settings support very young mothers and cater to their unique needs and challenges? Charlotte Goddard reports

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Parent’s Guide - a sibling

Advice for parents on preparing their child for the arrival of a new brother or sister and supporting them through the change to family life. By Annette Rawstrone...


Behaviour

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Working with Parents - Circle of love

A video-based early intervention programme called Circle of Security Parenting is boosting attachment between parents and children, discovers Annette Rawstrone

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Behaviour: Distress - Comfort zone

Understanding and responding to young children’s distress is vital to their future mental health, explains Debbie Brace

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EYFS best practice: All about… Rough and tumble

Why does rough and tumble play benefit children and how can practitioners enable it in a positive and safe way? Meredith Jones Russell reports

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Child Behaviour: Time to talk?

Supporting the learning of introverted children means first getting to know them and being sensitive to their needs, explains Nicola Stobbs