Types of attachment (Attachment Model Answers) (Paper 1 Model Answers)
Read the item and then answer the question that follows.
A nursery school worker and her manager were chatting at the end of the day.
‘How did the new toddlers settle in today?’ asked the manager.
‘They behaved very differently’, replied the nursery school worker. ‘Max was distressed when his mother left but was happy to see her at the end of the day.’
‘Jessica arrived clinging to her mother and I could not calm her down when her mother left.’
‘William barely seemed to notice when his mother left and did not even look up when she returned to collect him.’
Name the attachment type demonstrated by each of the children in the conversation above by writing the attachment type next to the name below. ( 3 marks)
Max = Securely attached / type B
Jessica = Insecure / Anxious-resistant / ambivalent / type C
William = Insecure / Anxious-avoidant / type A