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

Helping prevent the need for exclusion

To mark a year since the publication of the Timpson Review, in this latest episode of the Thrive podcast we’ll be discussing how much progress has been made in implementing the 30 recommend...

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How Thrive adapted and upskilled staff to deliver online training during lockdown

In this episode, Thrive's Head of Innovation in Education & Principal Trainer Viv Trask-Hall will be talking about the changes we have made to our courses to respond to government guidelines about soc...

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Greater Horseshoe special school (and their use of Thrive Online)

For the latest in our Thrive podcast series, we spoke to Laura Griffin and Jason Goddard, from the Greater Horseshoe School, based in Devon. The independent special school, which is run by En...

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Drew Povey, Chris Dyson and Rock Kids at the Northern Education and Academies Show

This special edition of the Thrive podcast comes to you from the Northern Education and Academies Show which took place in Manchester in October 2019. Our guests are Drew Povey, former Head Teacher of Ha...

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How 'Help Me I'm Fine' supports children to talk about feelings

In our Christmas edition of the Thrive podcast, we speak to Helen Cousin founder of the charity Help Me I’m Fine, which has raised thousands of pounds to organise mental health sessions in primary scho...

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Emotional wellbeing and resilience at the heart of teaching

The Thrive Approach is informed by established developments in neuroscientific research. It is underpinned by a theoretical base in child development theory, transactional analysis and attachment theo...

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