Source: (2010) Resolution: News from the Restorative Justice Consortium. 37 (Autumn): 7.

I have been the Head at Clifton Children’s Centre for three and a half years. I attended an ‘Introduction to Restorative Practice’ course during my first year in post. I can clearly remember the feedback I shared at the end of the day: this is how I believe we should be working and I now have a way to explain it to others. The challenge for us was how to work in a restorative manner with very young children. As a children’s centre, we provide services for children under five years old and work in partnership with other agencies, such as health and job centre plus, to provide services to support families as a whole, to ensure children get the best start in life. (excerpt)

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