Support with Exam Anxiety

Children and young people can find exams a lot to cope with, but there are ways that we can support them to improve their wellbeing during this time.

Insights into creating an Attachment Aware School 

This article discusses the benefits and impact on becoming an Attachment Aware school based on Amy's doctoral research thesis titled: An Exploration of the Views and Experiences of Designated Teachers in Creating an Attachment Aware School.

Supporting children through bereavement 

Grief, loss and bereavement is experienced differently for everybody, but it is important to remember that often children and young people’s emotional responses are a natural part of the grieving process.

Cultivating School Belonging

Feeling a sense of belonging in school is related to better academic outcomes, engagement in learning and enhanced social emotional skills. 

Externalising the Problem

Watch our presentation about a narrative therapy tool, which explores how by talking slightly differently about a problem helps externalise it from the person experiencing it.

Eliciting Pupil Voice

View our presentation for top tips and techniques to elicit pupil voice - the process of exploring a child's views with them.

Thinking about Autism and Girls

When considering the presentation of autism in girls and women, it is important to note that the key diagnostic criteria for autism remains true.

Transitioning to Secondary School

Children often feel a sense of security in primary school, as a result of having close relationships with staff and peers as well as being in a familiar environment.

Supporting EBSA and Autism

Students with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) are more likely to experience Emotionally Based School Avoidance (EBSA), compared to their peers (Department for Education, 2021).