A Circle of Friends is a targetted intervention designed to support the inclusion of a targeted individual who is experiencing difficulties in school. It mobilises the young person’s peers to provide support and engage in join problem solving. A Circle of Friends is a proactive way of tackling potential isolation and develops empathy and resilience in all involved.
• What is a Circle of Friends.?
• How can it support effective inclusion?
• Setting up and running a circle.
• Measuring and evidencing impact.
First published February 2021