Resources

On Tuesday 21 May we held our 5th annual Emotionally Friendly Settings conference on the theme of ‘Emotionally Friendly Classrooms where children can thrive’. Over 120 delegates, comprising of school staff, educational psychologists, social workers and local authority staff among others, joined us at the Village Hotel in Bury. The day started with Dr Michael Wigelsworth of t ...

A new addition to the Emotionally Friendly Schools manual is the Growth Mindset approach. Growth Mindset is a philosophy that has been increasing in popularity in the UK. This short article will explore what Growth Mindset is and how it might be applied in the classroom to support learning. What is Growth Mindset? Goldstein, Brooks, and DeVries (2013) provide a definition of ...

a flexible, whole setting approach to improving children and young people's mental health and emotional well-being