Gosport nursery chief explains how forces families’ children can experience attachment trauma

CHILDREN growing up in forces families can develop ‘attachment trauma’ in their early years, according to a nursery head – who has made it her mission to help them as much as possible.

The Oaktree Family Group in Gosport, which consists of Magpies Pre-School, Dinky Ducks Daycare, Outaskool Adventures, Lillipad and Little Barn Owls, has been presented with the Attachment and Trauma Sensitive Schools Award – the first to be awarded in Hampshire.