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What are you trying to achieve? What are your goals? Have they been set with the pupil/parent/carer? Are they realistic? Who is delivering the intervention/support? Are they trained/the right person? Do they feel confident/ equipped? Have you set a review date? How are some of the principles/strategies transferred consistently to the learning environment? How do […]

Creative Mentors

What are Creative Mentors? Young people have Creative Mentors for reasons such as exclusion from school, poor school attendance, because they are struggling with behaviour difficulties or perhaps where they are experiencing a significant life challenge (e.g. bereavement, mental health problems or moving foster home). How does it work? Creative Mentoring offers young people one-to-one […]

Meta-cognition and self-regulation

Meta-cognition and self-regulation approaches (sometimes known as ‘learning to learn’ approaches) aim to help learners think about their own learning more explicitly. This is usually by teaching pupils specific strategies to set goals, and monitor and evaluate their own academic development. Self-regulation means managing one’s own motivation towards learning. The intention is often to give […]

Positive Play

Positive Play Support We offer support for vulnerable children and young people using play to raise self-esteem and confidence, to help those young people reach their full potential in life. What do we offer? We offer presentations, training, and ongoing mentoring and support to schools. Our service helps school staff to deliver high quality structured […]

The Nurture Group Network

The Nurture Group Network promotes the development of nurture groups. These are small groups of children, who need short-focused support to help address issues connected to social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. They ensure the continuing quality of their delivery through accredited training programmes, research on effective practice, relevant publications and information exchange. The original groups […]