Thrive at Malvern Wells Primary School
What is Thrive?
Fundamental to the Approach is the finding from neuroscientific research that children's brains develop in response to their experiences in relationships. This means that if we want to support optimal development in children, we need to understand their specific social and emotional needs at each age and then provide them with the right set of experiences and relationships to meet those needs.
Some children have unmet needs from earlier in their development, which are known as ‘developmental interruptions’. These interruptions can make it difficult for children to access learning, manifesting in behaviours such as problems forming relationships with others, difficulties with focusing and staying on task, verbal and physical aggression, agitation, avoidance and zoning out.
Through observations and the use of the Thrive online program, our licensed Thrive practitioner can select age-appropriate strategies and activities, to support the child’s emotional wellbeing.
By using the Thrive approach, we will:
For more information about the Thrive Approach, see the website:
https://www.thriveapproach.com or contact Mrs Emma Jackson, Thrive practitioner at Malvern Wells Primary School.