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Strategies to support children with transition

This week in school involves a transition morning or day for many children.  I posted this article a year ago about transition and have added some new strategies for you to try this week. Some children find any change extremely … Continue reading

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From sighing to singing – how reflective language helped a child develop resilience

This short story illustrates the power of acknowledging, naming and describing feelings for children.

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Attention seeking is attention needing

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

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Book extract – Impact of the group work programmes on children’s emotional wellbeing

The use of reflective language throughout the group work sessions provides the children with a very positive message about themselves as it communicates ‘I can see you, I am trying to understand you, whatever you are thinking or feeling is … Continue reading

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