Is it time to build a fence? by Julie Hunter

Is it time to build a fence?

I spent 4 days of my half term training to teach mindfulness to teenagers. I learnt a lot about ways...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
#mentalhealth
On the collaborative power of lesson study: by Natalya Cavaciuti by Wyedean CPD

On the collaborative power of lesson study: by Natalya Cavaciuti

In a recent Wednesday morning briefing I found myself sat between two teachers who kindly introduced...

Wyedean CPD Wyedean CPD
#lessonstudy
Leading a culture of staff wellbeing by Matt  Young
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Leading a culture of staff wellbeing

Being the lead governor at my school for mental health and wellbeing, I am            always...

Matt  Young Matt Young
#wellbeingdgmeet
The #WomenEd survey 4:Awareness of discrimination by Kay Fuller

The #WomenEd survey 4:Awareness of discrimination

Thank you to those who responded to the #WomenEd survey. It was carried out by Dr Kay Fuller, @KayFuller48...

Kay Fuller Kay Fuller
#womened
Summer Term Kite Flying by Liam M

Summer Term Kite Flying

As a teacher, the summer term is fantastic! Hot weather - yes, but not that. 'Winding down' - I wish!...

Liam M Liam M
#letsgofyakite
Stories and Dreams by Douglas Natusch

Stories and Dreams

It had been a long journeyfrom home to the great riverwhich arose in the mountains,so far awayfew had...

Douglas Natusch Douglas Natusch
#21daysJuly – ending our academic year on a high. by B Yusuf

#21daysJuly – ending our academic year on a high.

Image: Bukky Yusuf#21daysJuly was borne out of a low point that I had reached during June 2015. Everywhere...

B Yusuf B Yusuf
#wellbeingdgmeet
Chefs Challenge: A pop-up club for alternative early mental health & wellbeing intervention by Clare Erasmus

Chefs Challenge: A pop-up club for alternative early mental health & wellbeing intervention

The students invited were either below 95% attendance and having to cope with mental health challenges...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Mental health lessons by Julie Hunter

Mental health lessons

I remember the day I told the biggest lie. My sister asked me if I was ok and I said I was ok. I should...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
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A commitment to wellbeing by Natalie Wilcox

A commitment to wellbeing

In July 2016 I was contacted by the University of Bristol about a project they run which focuses on teachers'...

Natalie Wilcox Natalie Wilcox
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The role of practical in the 9-1 Science GCSE by Sarah Longshaw

The role of practical in the 9-1 Science GCSE

The abolition of controlled assessment from GCSE science has led to much discussion around the role of...

Sarah Longshaw Sarah Longshaw
#practical
Be a wellbeing supermodel by Patrick Ottley-O'Connor by Clare Erasmus

Be a wellbeing supermodel by Patrick Ottley-O'Connor

This was the first slide of my first staff meeting on my first day as Interim Principal at Essa Academy...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
#wellbeingdgmeet
Pupil Well-being – A Primary Perspective by Kerry Macfarlane

Pupil Well-being – A Primary Perspective

The growing mental health crisis in our schools, estimated as one in three children in every classroom,...

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It's more than just being 'Nice': Principled and Practical Wellbeing on a shoestring by Andrew Cowley

It's more than just being 'Nice': Principled and Practical Wellbeing on a shoestring

Earlier this year at the Mayor of London’s conference one theme was ‘Retention and Recruitment.’...

Andrew Cowley Andrew Cowley
#wellbeingdgmeet
Who's In Charge Of Happiness Round Here? by Jaz Ampaw-Farr

Who's In Charge Of Happiness Round Here?

My last coaching session was with the leadership team in a school Ofsted aren't impressed'Who's in charge...

Jaz Ampaw-Farr Jaz Ampaw-Farr
#wellbeingdgmeet
Wellbeing at Cobham Hall - One Year In by Caro Fenice

Wellbeing at Cobham Hall - One Year In

500 words can only provide a peek into what we have started but I hope it is useful nonetheless. I am...

Caro Fenice Caro Fenice
#wellbeingdgmeet
Positive Mindsets by K I

Positive Mindsets

Last week I caught up with some friends and I came to a realisation. These were colleagues at a previous...

K I K I
#womened
Well being- a model for Primary Schools by Shirley Drummond

Well being- a model for Primary Schools

One of the reasons that I was drawn to applying for the Headship at St Helen’s College was that wellbeing...

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Simply Being me by Anni Poole

Simply Being me

Just as in the aeroplane, and you needing the oxygen mask first, your well- being needs your attention...

Anni Poole Anni Poole
#wellbeingdgmeet
'How was you day?': The Power of a Quick Chat by Farhaan Patel

'How was you day?': The Power of a Quick Chat

One of the best forms of kindness is to listen attentively to another person (while non-verbally communicating...

Farhaan Patel Farhaan Patel
#wellbeingdgmeet
Mental Health; just as important as physical health. by Sammi Ashraf

Mental Health; just as important as physical health.

"The mind is a flexible mirror; adjust it, to see a better world."- Amit RayBlood coursing through your...

Sammi Ashraf Sammi Ashraf
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Staff Wellbeing - a newbie at all of this! by Jonathan Harris

Staff Wellbeing - a newbie at all of this!

Well being BlogThis was something new for me. Started as a Deputy Head last year and became aware that...

Jonathan Harris Jonathan Harris
#wellbeingdgmeet
Creating a positive atmosphere and remaining calm #wellbeingdgmeet 26th June 2017 by Anoara Mughal

Creating a positive atmosphere and remaining calm #wellbeingdgmeet 26th June 2017

Please click on the link below to read my blog. I tried to cut it down to 500 words but couldn't! wordpress.com/post/musingasofa......

Anoara Mughal Anoara Mughal
#wellbeingdgmeet
Oh crikey, is it my turn? by Lena Carter

Oh crikey, is it my turn?

#wellbeingdgmeetSo first of all, I have to say that I am pretty amazed to see my name in the line-up...

Lena Carter Lena Carter
#wellbeingdgmeet
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