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Five to Thrive: Attachment, Trauma and Resilience Training

In Wiltshire we are promoting a flexible, attachment-based approach to positive parenting called “Five to Thrive” that focuses on a set of five key principles – talk, play, relax, engage and respond. The principles are easy to convey and ensure a consistent multi-agency approach which we know families appreciate.

The FTT:ATR training programme is continuing during 2022. This training aims to upskill staff working in schools and school-based services across Wiltshire to support secure attachment, promote self-regulation and resilience and to develop a trauma informed practice. Training sessions are via a virtual platform and will be interactive.

Following a Headteachers briefing on 5th May 2022 schools can opt for either:

  • Free Five to Thrive training for up to 4 people per school (including 1 from SLT)      

or a

  • Whole School Pilot. providing whole school training, support and coaching for up to 4 secondary and 4 primary schools.      

Registration links have now been released for cohort 2: 

2 live launch dates

  • Wednesday 6th July (9:30am)
  • or Monday 11th July (1:30pm)  

with a choice of 4 dates for the Live Reflective Web tutorial 

  • Weds 14th Sept (1.30pm to 3.30pm)
  • Weds 21st Sept (9.30am to 11.30am)
  • Thurs 15th Sept (9.30am to 11.30am)
  • Thurs22nd Sept (1.30pm to 3.30pm)

More details. including the proposed learning outcomes for both these options, can be found here on Right Choice 

More inforomation from virtualschool@wiltshire.gov.uk.