Family Thrive

Helping you know what to do and how to be with your young people

Family Thrive programmes are run by schools using the Thrive Approach to help parents and carers understand how the Approach makes a positive difference to the wellbeing of your children – and therefore the whole family, including you!

The Thrive Approach shows you how to be – and the impact this has on those around you. It helps you to understand why your children might behave the way they do. You will discover how to ensure your time and interactions with your children have a positive impact.

Family Thrive will offer you some strategies and activities that help build positive relationships in your family unit, for the wellbeing of each and every one of you. (from

Here at the Federation, we are pleased to be able to offer this course to introduce you to the fundamentals of Thrive and how it works in real life.

Each course is for 6 weeks and is for 2 hours per week. Any parent, carer or grandparent with a child(ren) at the Federation are invited.

This course will tell you about:

  • The Thrive Approach
  • How the brain works
  • How your right brain talks to your left brain!
  • Why play and creativity are so important to you and your child
  • How to support your child at times of change and difficulty
  • Everyday trigger times and how to keep calm
  • How to be a behaviour detective

If you are interested in finding out more about Family Thrive please completed the ‘Expression of Interest’ form and email it or if you would like to discuss this in more detail to learn more, please call Carolyn Shaw or Dawn Piper.