Mandy Stopard

Child behaviour specialist

My Experience and Approach to Child Behaviour Support

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I have a proven track record of gaining success in changing behaviour. I have a wealth of experience, and my advice is based on positive and respectful management of children with appropriate boundary setting.

  • I am parent and a qualified teacher
  • I have taught for over 30 years
  • I have had experience as a Head of House and manager in an SEN department
  • I’ve worked in two Local Authorities as a Behaviour Advisory Teacher
  • I am trained (and provide training) in a range of behaviour-related areas, including ASD, Attachment Disorder and ADHD
  • I have attended certificated courses on coaching and motivational interviewing
  • I have an additional qualification: ‘Specialist Leader in Behaviour and Attendance’ (City and Guilds Level 4)
  • I support and advise adults (school staff and parents) to manage the behaviour of children and teenagers (4-16 years)
  • and I work with young people to develop their emotional and social skills

"Mandy is a revelation! ... She works alongside you, coaching and guiding in a supportive way to empower you ... Mandy helps you to develop a range of strategies to meet your and your child's needs - she knows that one size doesn't fit all!'"

Headteacher of an Academy Primary School.​
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Questions? Contact Mandy

I provide parenting support to parents across the UK. Please get in touch to talk through your needs and for a quote.

Tips for Screen Time Management

As I work alongside parents it usually becomes clear that electronic screens are a cause of concern and anxiety. Parents tend to feel ‘out of control’ as they see their children utterly engrossed in their own screen world, to what seems like an unhealthy degree. Mums and Dads wonder about how to tackle the issue and the limits they should place on their children.