Back to School in 2020 – Tips and strategies for school staff.
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I write a lot about children and the work i do with them, but this week one of the most important parts of my job has been supporting a parent. This parent has had a very challenging childhood herself and … Continue reading
Some children in primary schools are struggling to manage being in school for the whole day and are clearly demonstrating this through their behaviour. Josh aged 11 was referred for play therapy as he was frequently challenging school staff, refusing … Continue reading
A teacher of a class of ten year olds was telling me recently that several of the parents of children in her class had not turned up at a recent parents evening. She felt frustrated and sad as this had … Continue reading
I heard last week of a fight between two mums in the playground of a primary school because a 9 year old had told her mum the other child had ” looked at her funny” at school that day. This … Continue reading
This is what a 9 year old told his class teacher this week. This is not a looked after child who is longing for a family, this is a child who lives with his own family but is so aware … Continue reading
Here’s one for anyone at home with kids as well as schools and play workers. If a child needs help to manage their feelings of anger and frustration, offer them a large scribble pad and pens or crayons for them … Continue reading