Underpinned by rigorous research and thoroughly tested in school, the Thriving Lives Toolkit provides schools with a framework of 7 principles through which to reflect on their practice and a 3 tier set of CPD resources. The resources in this toolkit have been developed in collaboration with a range of partners across the UK, and consist of:
Please click on the individual principles below to find our training modules and case studies.
Already used the Thriving Lives Toolkit? Please help us evaluate and improve support:
The SCiP Alliance has commissioned the International Centre for Guidance Studies to evaluate what impact using the Thriving Lives toolkit has had on schools, their staff and their Service children. We really need your help to do this – we would like to know how much progress you have been able to make, how you have gone about doing this and what effect this has had. Finding out this information helps us develop the toolkit further, share good practice with other schools and help support Service children to an even greater extent: https://icegs-research.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/thriving-lives-toolkit-impact-evaluation-copy
Leaders’ understanding and approach ensure resources and policies improve Service children’s outcomes.
Tailored pastoral provision supports Service children‘s mental health and wellbeing.
Teaching, assessment and support ensure the continuity of Service children’s learning and progression.
Systems and support ensure seamless transitions for Service children arriving at and leaving school
Service children’s diverse voices are heard and inform the support they receive.
Strong home-school partnerships help Service families feel valued as part of the school community.
Supportive training and networks ensure all staff understand and support each Service child.