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Keys to nurturing more grounded children

November 16, 2020

Read Richard Evans' articled, published in UKEdChat, about the need to prioritise pupil's emotional literacy in schools.

‘If only there was a key. We could just keep going back to Timpson’s, £4.95 a pop until one had been cut for every child. Alright, there’d be a queue but it’d be worth waiting for. ‘George, you go and look around GAME; I’m off to buy you some balance and sense for under a fiver.’ Although, if every child was grounded – as in the more together and balanced variety, not the home-tied one – where would that leave us? Swamped in so much groundedness that we’d all be making vomit impersonations at all the sickly-sweet, emotionally rich conversations wafting around school, and having to retire half of our mentors.’

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