‘But I want to win!’

In recent times, the number of children in their early to mid teens being referred to educational psychologists has rocketed. Children with mental health concerns is on the increase and studies have shown that one of the reasons for this increase is pressure to perform perfectly and having no opportunity to fail. When it comes … Continue reading ‘But I want to win!’

Learning independence

Ask any early years practitioner what is the most important thing a child can learn? The vast majority will tell you that independence and self help skills are top of the list. Learning how to do things for themselves opens up a whole new world of opportunities and experiences. Children should have the freedom to … Continue reading Learning independence