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

Self-care tips for classroom staff (and the importance of a relational approach)

In this episode, we feature Rose Webb, Thrive’s South West Relationship Manager talking about self-care. Rose shares some quick and easy tips about how busy classroom staff can incorporate self-care...

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How to reframe 'challenging' behaviour (and putting mental wellbeing at the heart of the curriculum)

In this episode we talk to Mona Delahooke, a California-based licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience caring for children and their families. She is the author of the book...

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A conversation with Kim Golding (plus children trained in Thrive)

In this episode, we feature Kim Golding, who is a clinical psychologist, author and Dyadic Developmental Practice consultant and trainer. Kim is one of two keynote speakers who will be delivering we...

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How to prepare for a school return (and Thrive's first School of Excellence in England)

In this episode, we feature Kay Hamilton, Thrive’s Strategic Lead and Trainer talking how about teachers and parents and carers can prepare for the full re-opening of schools.

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Children's Mental Health Week (and why self-expression is vital)

In this episode, Liz Parks interviews Rose Webb, Thrive’s South West Relationship Manager about Children’s Mental Health Week, which runs from February 1 to 7. The theme of the week is Express You...

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How to manage discharge behaviours in a busy classroom

In this episode Viv Trask-Hall talks to Liz Parks about discharge behaviours - the fight, flight and freeze responses. Viv explains the neuroscience that underlies these behaviours and als...

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