News & Views
Fagus is Involved in an Exciting New Project – Helping Vulnerable Children Transition from KS2 to KS3!
We are very pleased to announce that we are involved in an exciting new forward-thinking project called ‘Transition Through a Trauma Lens‘ with Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority spanning the next two academic years. The aim of the project is to help ‘vulnerable’ children transition from primary to secondary school and get schools to…Read More
It was such a privilege to be invited to the Wellbeing Education Faculty at IATE on Saturday 19th October. We spent a morning speaking to their students on the Diploma in Community Well-being for Children, Young People, Families and Organisations. Our workshop was entitled: An Introduction to Fagus: Approaches to Research at Beech Lodge School…Read More
The Swiss-army Knife is a tool with so many different uses. We have discovered that the Fagus Educational Resource is the Swiss-army knife for understanding more about social and emotional development in the classroom. Since its inception, many schools have now embedded the framework into their school life and adapted its use for their own…Read More
For a school, becoming more socially and emotional sensitive is not a set of policies and procedures, it’s a top-down culture where you are supporting a variety of children with an array of different backgrounds to become successful by tweaking your approach. Our recent case study tells a narrative about how one trauma-informed setting puts…Read More
The amazing St Peter’s London Docks Primary School has introduced a nurturing ethos to its school that is sensitive to its children’s needs and looks at the underlying purposes of their behaviour. Fagus has helped them document this journey using a ‘bite-sized’ approach. After using Fagus, every setting should be able to identify the key…Read More
Why use the Developmental Approach? Hear are what some of our recent customers have to say ….. All from a wide range of settings, geographical regions and job roles …. Thank for helping us spread the word and making social and emotional functioning an important part of the School Agenda.Read More
How can understanding the concepts in social and emotional developmental psychology inform your teaching?
Why should teaching staff ideally have a fundamental understanding of some key psychological principles, and what are they? Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Maslow stated that we all have a variety of needs, but some needs are more vital than others, using this model teachers can understand that that unless a pupil’s basic needs are met…Read More
Fascinating Findings all about Child Development Although all children develop in their own unique way as a direct result of both hereditary and environmental influences, there is a certain pattern of development that applies to nearly all children. Human development is one of the biggest contributing factors to human behaviour. As children go through their…Read More
As a practitioner in education you are probably fascinated with child development as it can give you some answers as to why children behave in certain ways. Also armed with the information you can support children through the trickier periods of their development and for children where lags occur, you can start to build in…Read More