Restorative Parenting Awareness Session

Restorative Parenting Awareness Session

We’ve been listening to focus groups of parents and carers in the North West of England and there’s a clear demand for a short Restorative Parenting Awareness Session.  We’ve devised an introduction to restorative parenting, taken from our full ‘Parenting without Conflict’ programme (awarded the Department of Health’s CANparent Quality Mark) and our facilitators have been delivering this one hour session with groups of parents and carers; here are some of their comments:   “I am going to try to...


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DfE research into effective anti-bullying strategies

DfE research into effective anti-bullying strategies

As restorative practice partner with the Anti-Bullying Alliance, Restorative Thinking supports awareness-raising of the impact restorative practice has on both preventative and reactionary anti-bullying strategies. This  new research report from the DfE highlights qualitative research to understand anti-bullying practices schools have found effective. These include approaches to tackling bullying generally and more specific types of bullying, for example: racial bullying special educational needs and disability (SEND) bullying lesbian, gay,...


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Restorative Thinking’s primary programme awarded Teach Primary Resource Award

Restorative Thinking’s primary programme awarded Teach Primary Resource Award

Restorative Thinking’s KS1/2 curriculum programme has been awarded three stars in the 2018 Teach Primary Resource Awards.  More than 450 products and publications were nominated. Restorative Thinking: A Restorative Practice Interactive Toolkit Written by Teachers, for Teachers (KS1 & KS2) empowers pupils with key life skills in restorative practice. Delivered over half a term as part of the PSHE curriculum, the toolkit gives pupils the skills, knowledge and understanding to draw on restorative practice to manage daily challenges...


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Restorative Thinking and North Lincolnshire Council

Restorative Thinking and North Lincolnshire Council

Restorative Thinking is working with North Lincolnshire Council to develop restorative practice across the Children’s and Adult Services workforce. Our training and implementation plan (2017-19) includes identifying and training a restorative guiding team and delivering needs-based training, coaching and modelling to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of teams to bring sustainability to this project. To date, Restorative Thinking has trained a restorative guiding team, including this team in co-delivery to enhance both...


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Restorative Thinking Anti-Bullying Week resource, 2018

Restorative Thinking Anti-Bullying Week resource, 2018

Anti-Bullying Week 2018   Restorative Thinking Limited is the restorative practice partner of the Anti-Bullying Alliance.   Research shows that 1 in 2 young people will, at some point, experience bullying.  As a result, 1 in 3 will self-harm, grades will drop and 14% will develop eating disorders. Anti-Bullying Week 2018 runs from 12th and 16th November 2018. The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2018 is: ‘Choose Respect’ and Restorative Thinking has produced a resource to illustrate how restorative practice plays into this...


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Liverpool City Council restorative practice project

Liverpool City Council restorative practice project

Restorative Thinking Limited is delivering a 2-year restorative practice project with the Families Programme Project at Liverpool City Council (LCC), working with twelve primary and secondary schools to implement whole school restorative practice (RP).   This project builds on a pilot Restorative Thinking ran with LCC from 2015-17, to embed restorative practice across six primary, secondary and special schools. The aim of the pilot was to develop a restorative practice whole school approach to improve behaviour, develop better...


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