Improving attendance, behaviour and attainment for over 25 years, our goal is to help every child and young person feel safe, supported and ready to learn.

In our Thrive podcast series 'Connected' Liz Parks, Thrive’s PR Officer, and her guests share insights and actionable strategies for reducing behavioural incidents, creating calmer classrooms and supporting each pupil to reach for their social and academic potential.

Thrive Connected Podcast

Behaviour: How to engage with hard-to-reach children

In this episode, we’re talking about behaviour and the importance of asking why a child or young person is behaving the way they are.

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LGBTQIA+ and mental health: what educators need to know

In this episode, we’re talking about gender and sexuality and why it’s important to consider them when talking to children and young people about mental health and wellbeing

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Toileting and continence in schools: why it’s about mental as well as physical health

In this episode we are talking about the role of mental health with toileting and continence problems.

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Neuroscience: what classroom staff need to know

In this episode Thrive Partnerships Lead and former teacher, Senco and headteacher, Kay Hamilton, explores neuroscience and how educators can use it to build effective connections with the children and young people they teach.

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Attendance: Simple steps to make improvements

In this episode, education consultation and Department for Education adviser Jayne Lowe looks at latest trends and offers some simple tips on how staff at all levels can make improvements

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We managed transition differently this year using Thrive – here’s what happened next

In this episode, Dawn Wheeldon, Behaviour Manager at Conyers School, in Stockton-on-Tees, explains how she took a different approach to transition.

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