social skills

Social Skills (Human Skills)

Having good social skills enables children to interact with interesting people and helps them to make a good and lasting first impressions. Socialising can be daunting for some children.  Being able to demonstrate positive social/human skills includes showing confidence in ourselves, being considerate and treating others with respect. Being at ease with others and knowing how to behave in company is so important for children, helping them to  further their goals, for instance when seeking work experience.

Combining social skills and other human skills, for example confidence boosting does wonders for children's self-esteem. The better we feel about ourselves, the better we will become.

Social skills are key to children's futures

As children mature into young adults, the social skills they need become more complicated than when they were younger. For example, when faced with growing peer pressure or becoming involved in group activities outside the home. Today, more than ever, children need to be able to form meaningful connections with others.




From 4-11 August at the prestigious Lancaster Royal Grammar school, in Lancaster (Lancashire County)

Lancaster Royal Grammar School provides state-of-the-art facilities, with a choice of a dormitory and single en-suite rooms. Situated in the historic city of Lancaster, LRGS is close to the Lake District and Morecambe Bay and within easy reach of the M6 motorway. The main building's foundation stone was laid in 1851 by Rt Revd James Prince Lee, the Bishop of Manchester and Queen Victoria granted the title "Royal" in the same year.




From 11-18 August at Woodhouse Grove School in Apperley Bridge (West Yorkshire County)

Located in a 70-acre rural site, Woodhouse Grove School is surrounded by woods in Yorkshire's Aire Valley. With endless fields, tennis courts, a theatre, seminar rooms, a large sports hall and a super indoor pool, children have a multitude of ways to have fun. The school offers well-appointed shared bedrooms (two to four beds) and relaxing common rooms equipped with TV and DVD.


Human Skills for children
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