Author Archive | Sally Gubb

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Morris the bear (formerly Norris) Summer 2017

It’s been a long while since I put my words onto paper and a few things have changed so I thought it would be a good idea to write another blog for the Families Feeling Safe website. Apart from a change of name (it’s a long story) I have also reviewed my network. Tulip and […]

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Norris’s Blog (5)

This week I am writing about my little holiday in Suffolk. I have been working very hard with my friends at Families Feeling Safe, developing the programme for children and their parent or carer and I decided on a few days away by the sea. I was a bit nervous about going to a new […]

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Norris’s Blog (4)

It was our last session at St Andrews school on Friday and I was feeling really excited and happy as I had enjoyed the sessions with the children and their grown-ups. I felt very welcome in their school and they were so kind and friendly. I also felt a little bit sad because it was […]

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Secondary school group for students with ADHD

The Head of Year 8 at a local secondary school approached Families Feeling Safe about running a Protective Behaviours group with some boys with ADHD. He had spent a lot of time investigating possible ways to support the boys who were all at risk of exclusion. Although there were services to support the parents of […]

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Norris’s Blog (3)

On Friday I was feeling grumpy, grumpy, grumpy. I’m not really sure why, sometimes I just wake up like that and I felt hot and bothered. The children felt concerned about me and it was comforting to know that they care about me. I think they are a lovely group of children. It’s helped me […]

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Norris’s Blog (2)

I was at St Andrews School again on Friday with Tulip, Violet, Sue and Sally. It was a lovely sunny day and I was looking forward to having a day out. When we arrived at the school though, I got my “uh-oh” feelings and was feeling suddenly quite nervous about coming out of my sleeping […]

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Norris says ‘Hello’

Norris has been thinking about his experience at St Andrews School in Stanstead Abbotts on Friday and would like to say: “I met some new people today at St Andrews Primary School in Stanstead Abbotts and I was a bit nervous. At first I felt worried about coming out of my cosy sleeping bag, it was so […]

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