At Barlow CofE Primary School we have a room dedicated to the Positive Play programme. Positive Play is a Derbyshire early intervention school based initiative to help support children. The programme aims "To raise the self-esteem of children and young people, helping them to access the curriculum and so achieve their potential."
The Positive Play Support programme can help children to feel special, help them to express and communicate their feelings, feel good about themselves, raise their self-esteem, and improve their social skills in a reliable, safe and supportive environment.
The Positive Play programme aims to:
Our Positive Play trained staff member is Mrs Gale. Before attending Positive Play:
- Staff at school will highlight to Mrs Gale children who may benefit from the programme.
- Staff will complete a Boxall Profile to determine what targets the children will work on in the group.
- Parents will receive a letter and be requested to sign a permission slip.
Children may benefit from Positive Play at school for a very wide set of reason, but the most common are:
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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