A Positive Start CIC

T.01450 376682

A Positive Start CIC,
Unit 5, Liddesdale Road
Hawick ,
Scottish Borders
Company No. SC581017
UKPRN : 10068484. 
Pround Members of The Association of Child Protection Professionals

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What do we mean by Choice?

How much Choice do you believe you have in your life?

How often do you exercise your right to Choose?

You arrived on this earth as an individual.

You will depart this earth as an individual,

For everything in between, whether you realise it or not...

November 10, 2019

I imagine like many parents, hearing the news earlier this week regarding the allegations of sexual assault at the Jack and Jill Childcare centre in Torquay, my heart sank into my boots as I considered the children and families affected by it. 

According to the news rep...

October 29, 2019

Part 2. 

The most valuable lesson that I try to impress upon the students who attend A Positive Start, is a lesson that is so simplistic and so easy for anyone to achieve, it appears blatantly obvious to them as soon as they get it. To give an example of what I mean by...


‘As Parents we are the first and often only line of defence in protecting a child’.

As Parents, Grandparents and Caregivers, we'd give everything to protect our children, laying down our lives in a heart beat. Not because we think its our job,...

October 22, 2019

Part 1.

I recall a particular day, many years ago now when I was at home in the middle of the afternoon, pacing up and down in the dining room, rather than being at my place of work as was usual for me on a Wednesday. I was anxious and stressed.  I had quit my job earli...

October 20, 2019

What do you make of the following statement?  Do you Agree or Disagree?

A truth is nothing more than a belief shared by others.

A universal truth is nothing more than a belief shared by the majority.

For example, the majority of people are likely to agree on what a...

October 24, 2017

'Person Specification' - you may have come across this when applying for a job or a voluntary role within a company or organisation. A  Person Specification is a list of qualifications, knowledge, skills, experience, and attributes; the relevant criteria set out by a r...

October 9, 2017

It's fair to say I am partial to the odd quote! I love a quote, you'll see them plastered around the walls of our training room at A Positive Start in an attempt to keep my mind positively focused - and to encourage the students of course! I particularly like the Marcu...

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