Welcome to Solutions Focused Coaching in Schools

What can SFCiS do for your school?

Build an in-house team to meet children and young peoples’ Mental Health needs

Meet the needs of children and young people  who have experienced trauma

Reduce or remove exclusion as an option 

Increase engagement and achievement 

Strengthen relationships 

Address challenging behaviour  

What’s on offer?

Low-cost online training and development, online support; coaching supervision; direct individual SFC support, school policy development &implementation .

Putting the needs of children first as they learn, grow and develop means we can –
  • put relationship, consistency & empathy at the heart of school policy & practice
  • know that children are doing their best even when it might not look like it
  • reconnect behaviour with learning and good mental and physical health
  • confirm the need for rules & reminders to provide structure for the school community

SFC Structured Kindness is the best response to challenging and other behaviour caused by stress and trauma

Children and young people who struggle to meet the demands of school are facing the additional stresses and changes brought about by the pandemic. Many of them who were struggling before the virus appeared will have suffered loss, bereavement and the effects of social isolation and ruptured relationships. When these stresses emerge in their behaviour the established routine of reward and punishment is not the […]

Latest Posts

Part two; Exclusion, behaviour, mental health and happiness – a Nightingale moment for children?

Part two; Exclusion, behaviour, mental health and happiness – a Nightingale moment for children?

Responding to Covid19 Recently I wrote about the distinctly different responses we could take to the changed practices and new thinking Covid19 is demanding in schools. Option 1, routinely promoted by the DfE, is to put everything into the pre-pandemic box, with the routine use of punishment to control ‘bad’ behaviour, hitting children hard with exclusion as the weapon of choice if they go wrong. […]

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Exclusion, behaviour, mental health, happiness and children – a Nightingale moment?

Exclusion, behaviour, mental health, happiness and children – a Nightingale moment?

Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness A London School of Economics study “What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-course Model of Well-being” (Economic Journal 2014) offered “a completely new perspective on which factors contribute most to a satisfying life”, namely wellbeing, challenging “the basic assumption of educational policy in recent years – that academic achievement matters more than anything else”. (Guardian […]

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Salus Populi Suprema Lex: service and disservice

Salus Populi Suprema Lex: service and disservice

Service and disservice in leadership

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