Behaviours & Emotional Intelligence
Small Group Intervention / Nurture Group Training
for children aged 6 to 11
Poor behaviour issues with a minority of children during the school day can drastically reduce effective teaching time. OFSTED often observe children in unstructured parts of the school day to examine the effectiveness of the school behaviour strategy.
Being in a state of frustration can be a real learning barrier for some children, and can inhibit their ability to take a full and active part of school life. Many children see examples of poor behaviours in real life, on television and on computer games. They often look to emulate the ones that they see - thinking that they are coping mechanisms for life's challenges. Helping children to want to change their behaviour can be best achieved by replacing the old 'habits' of behaviour with new 'positive coping mechanisms' that they can use wherever they are; school, home, play time etc. (Any negative behaviours can also have an obstructive cycle for the children, throughout both school and home life, creating an inability to cope with life's challenges.)
'Wise Behaviours' is an 8 session programme which is aimed at school children (ages 6 - 11 years) who may be experiencing difficulty with emotional intelligence skills and will probably:- fell frustrated most of the time; bulk against authority; avoid trying new things; generally feel unable to deal with failure; get upset when mistake are made; blame others and avoid responsibility. However, it is also a valuable programme for children who already have good emotional intelligence skills to learn essential 'personal power' tools that they will be able to draw upon for their lifetime.
By working with our character 'Whys', the children will get to take 'reminders' home with them.
There is virtually no reading so it is accessible to most children, whatever their ability, and it is NOT technology driven. It is an 8 session intervention programme for any child from Year 1 to Year 6, with the delivery being tailored by your own school staff. Each group has ideally 6 to 8 children and each session last about 50 minutes.
The target pupil audience are those with low emotional intelligence and who can normally be represented by one, two or more of the following characteristics:
Will probably feel frustrated most of the time
Will tend to balk against authority
Will tend to avoid trying new things
Are generally unable to deal well with failure
Tend to insist on perfection and get upset when mistakes are made
Feel their efforts are never quite as good as others
May exhibit attachment characteristics
Will tend to blame others and avoid responsibility for their own actions
Each of the eight 'Wise Behaviour' Programme sessions has a full detailed lesson plan, and works towards a specific aim and a set of objectives. The sessions are designed to build progressively on the preceding ones to create long term, meaningful and measurable change. Many of the exercises can, however, also be used as one off events.
The programme can be delivered by anyone in school and is ideal for an experienced T.A. , Learning Mentor, ELSA, LSA, PSA, SEN Support Assistant, Family Support Worker, Pastoral Worker or the SenCo.
In order to deliver the programme you/your organisation have a choice from the following package options:-
1) 'Wise Behaviours' Facilitator Full Resources Box and Training Modules = Includes everything you need to begin the programme. Just need to add some craft materials and a large slice of enthusiasm!
2) In-School Training = Ideal for schools where multiple Facilitators will be trained to deliver the 'Wise Behaviours' Programme.
3) Cluster Event = Please contact us for details.
Once trained, the Facilitator can deliver the programme as many times as the school requires with as many groups of children as necessary, and there is no need for anyone to keep looking for the right resources to use because we supply them all!
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Product no.: 4849
The Inset Day Training Package includes two 'Wise Behaviours' Programme Facilitator Resource Boxes, and a one day Facilitator Training Course for up to 12 members of your staff.
Product no.: 4848
Full 'Wise Behaviours' Emotional Intelligence Programme Facilitator Resource Box, including 12 module tutorials to implement the programme in your school.
(Please note this is an 'off-the-shelf' package and DOES NOT include a Facilitator Training Course place.)
This is the quickest option for getting the programme up and running in the school as the package is available for immediate despatch.