Attachment Aware School
At Alexander First School our staff are trained in attachment and trauma so that we are well placed to meet the needs of children:
Children with attachment difficulties who struggle in school will need a key adult to be allocated to them – to act as an “additional attachment figure”. If that adult can build a trusting relationship with them, and the child knows they can go to them for support that can be a lifeline. They learn that it is okay to trust others. This is epistemic trust, and it is a powerful driver for learning.
Please review our Attachment Aware poster for details on how we implement the approach.