Back to School in 2020 – Tips and strategies for school staff.
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Thought this might be useful to help children’s transition back to school and in the coming weeks.
As transition approaches in school, look out for the following behavioural changes that may indicate a child needs extra support: Start to become clingier to you Demonstrate a difficulty managing change Begins asking about their new class and new teacher … Continue reading
This free poster introduces the concept of reflective language with some examples for you to try in school. Reflective language is a highly effective and easy to use behaviour management approach which I teach to staff in primary schools across … Continue reading
The following is an extract from one of the chapters in my Making a Difference Guide. The invisible children in our schools sometimes get overlooked and yet can need our attention as much as some of the more demanding children … Continue reading
This short story illustrates the power of acknowledging, naming and describing feelings for children.
We all need to feel seen, heard, valued and understood. Sadly for some of our children this may not always happen on a regular basis at home, resulting in them showing us through their behaviour at school that this is … Continue reading
I wrote my Making a Difference Guide to try and provide easy solutions to help school staff enhance children’s well-being and support their behaviour. I’ve made a short video discussing how you might use it in your own work, along … Continue reading
My Making a Difference guide is now available for purchase online. Based on many conversations with school staff over the last few years it is a resource to support staff in understanding and supporting children with their behaviour and emotional … Continue reading
I spent Friday afternoon at our local printers seeing the first draft of an exciting new project being born. My Making a Difference guide is a new resource for people working in primary schools to help them support children with … Continue reading