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The A Team

Whatever role you play in the lives of children and young people, relational practice will help you develop powerfully positive relationships that nurture aspirations, develop deep trust and support the highest standards of behaviour.

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Tara Elie

Tara is a down-to-earth and empathetic yet highly skilled and experienced trainer. She is also an EMCC coach, a qualified psychologist, a senior lecturer in education and a behaviour specialist. She is renowned for her engaging training delivery, both face-to-face and virtually.

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Tony Sammon

Tony draws on his depth of experience as a teacher and school leader. Most recently he was Headteacher of a PRU in South-West England, where he transformed the setting into what Ofsted described as a “safe haven for its pupils”. He is passionate about improving opportunities and life
chances for all young people.


John bryant

John is an experienced former teacher and Headteacher who has worked across a number of schools in his career. He is passionate about the importance of building positive relationships to drive outstanding behaviour in adults and children. He is a strong advocate for trauma-informed, relational and restorative practice and believes that mainstream education should be a place for all


Steve Baker

Steve is a highly experienced behaviour coach, known for his passionate, inspiring, and hugely engaging style of presentation. He is equally at home ‘around the table’ with Senior Leadership Teams, supporting them to link the big strategic messages to everyday practice in classrooms and


Raymond Soltysek

Raymond is an enthusiastic believer in student-centred approaches that first ask young people what they think, and he is committed to relational and restorative practices in pastoral care. He brings with him a wealth of experience in education and a training style that is highly engaging, yet down to earth.

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