Claire has over 18 years’ experience of working with children who display challenging behaviour.

This experience has been gained through teaching children in both mainstream primary settings and Golden Hill Pupil Referral Unit, covering EYFS, KS1 and KS2.  For the past 7 years, Claire has focussed her work on supporting children and staff in mainstream schools who have referred to Golden Hill Inclusion Support Team for advice and guidance on best ways to respond to children who display challenging behaviour.  This work has included extensive work supporting children who are going through Nursery to Reception transitions and also Y6 – Y7 transition and also supporting mainstream schools in setting up and maintaining nurture groups within their setting.

Claire has completed her Level 2 Counselling Qualification.

In addition to her work on the Golden Hill Inclusion Support Team, Claire has worked with the Golden Hill Commissioned Services to plan and deliver training to staff at mainstream primary schools.