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Sarah Watkins

 

Sarah WatkinsSarah Watkins is a Reception teacher and ex-Head. Sarah writes regularly for Teach Early Years and has written early years materials for Oxford University Press. Sarah recently published her first book with Routledge for Early Years educators called 'Outdoor Play for Healthy Little Minds,' part of a new series called Little Minds Matters, all about children's wellbeing.

Feeling Good and Doing Well

Children make the best progress when they have good wellbeing but there is a growing mental health crisis in our schools and nurseries. Emotional wellbeing is clearly linked to academic achievement and this session will introduce practical, research-based ideas for assessing and improving young children's wellbeing, leading to better outcomes.