Jack's Story by Amy Anderson

Jack's Story

My very first class of students as an eager drama NQT was a GCSE group. I remember meeting them all with...

Amy Anderson Amy Anderson
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Supporting student mental health is not about teaching a subject or an add-on intervention: it's about teaching a lifestyle by Clare Erasmus

Supporting student mental health is not about teaching a subject or an add-on intervention: it's about teaching a lifestyle

Depending on the socio-economic & cultural climate at the time, some subjects in schools are given priority...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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2017 Youth mental health and wellbeing TEACHMEET sponsored by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust by Clare Erasmus

2017 Youth mental health and wellbeing TEACHMEET sponsored by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and The Magna Carta School in Surrey are proud to be hosting the 2017...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Measuring mental health & wellbeing in a school environment – how and why? by Clare Erasmus

Measuring mental health & wellbeing in a school environment – how and why?

The link between pupil wellbeing and attainment is well documented. In 2014 I remember reading a Public...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Children's Mental Health by Christine Couser

Children's Mental Health

I may have missed the boat this year. I only started to think about this this morning. Increasingly in...

Christine Couser Christine Couser
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An option for early intervention programs in schools and colleges by Clare Erasmus

An option for early intervention programs in schools and colleges

One evening, I was driving back and caught up on Radio 4 2016 'All in The Mind' awards and heard how...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Another possible approach to engaging parents in wellbeing and positive mental health by Clare Erasmus
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Another possible approach to engaging parents in wellbeing and positive mental health

Some schools are making fantastic headway in embracing a positive mental health and wellbeing mindset....

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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My 2017 pledge is to raise awareness of the power of effective early INTERVENTION programs by Clare Erasmus

My 2017 pledge is to raise awareness of the power of effective early INTERVENTION programs

According to the DFE one in ten children and young people aged 5 to 16 has a clinically diagnosed mental...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Reflections and gratitude by Clare Erasmus

Reflections and gratitude

2016 has been the highlight of my teaching career made possible because people believed in me but it...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Jepeca - Bullying by Julianne Hadden

Jepeca - Bullying

Right - this is the second time I have written about bullying, obviously you were not meant to read the...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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Put Mental Health programs and support at the epicentre of every school’s agenda by Clare Erasmus

Put Mental Health programs and support at the epicentre of every school’s agenda

On the 14/11/2016 something special happened. There was a Youth Mental Health conference funded by the...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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President Trump... by Julianne Hadden

President Trump...

'The world has gone mad'.'What is to become of us'.'Those that voted for Trump are stupid'.'He is going...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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Jepeca... Environment by Julianne Hadden

Jepeca... Environment

The last few weeks have highlighted the importance of family to help provide a stable, happy and supportive...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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'No teacher left behind - Get back up again' by Clare Erasmus
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'No teacher left behind - Get back up again'

This half term I was educated on the world of TROLLS. A sweet kids adventure where a plucky, Princess...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Week 6 Jepeca by Julianne Hadden

Week 6 Jepeca

The final week with my clients is something I always look forward to. This is where we calibrate each...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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A case study of how a Mental Health support program could work in a school. by Clare Erasmus

A case study of how a Mental Health support program could work in a school.

I have written much about setting up initiatives to ensure MHWB programs are whole school and can become...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Week 5 Jepeca by Julianne Hadden

Week 5 Jepeca

I can't believe it is nearly over!  Week 5 of the Jepeca programme.This week we look at how people communicate....

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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But who looks after you? by Julie Hunter
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But who looks after you?

I was asked this question on a gloriously sunny August day, during the two day Mental Health First Aid...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
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Leadership Recruitment Opportunity: HEAD OF MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING by Clare Erasmus

Leadership Recruitment Opportunity: HEAD OF MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

Lately, I have been receiving lots of requests for examples of a job description for the title of this...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Week 4 Jepeca by Julianne Hadden

Week 4 Jepeca

This week we work on thought training and development.  If your thoughts are not working for you then...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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#WMHD16 how are you starting the conversation in your school? by Clare Erasmus
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#WMHD16 how are you starting the conversation in your school?

Purple and yellow seem to be the signature colours but we are going with what YoungMinds are doing and...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Week 3 Jepeca by Julianne Hadden

Week 3 Jepeca

This week we look at how you can make your thoughts and thinking work for you.  Unfortunately if you...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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Week 2 Jepeca... by Julianne Hadden

Week 2 Jepeca...

This is week two of the Jepeca programme where we help people to filter what has been said (and written...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
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Want to make Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing a whole school priority? by Clare Erasmus

Want to make Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing a whole school priority?

A year ago, together with my exciting line manager and Deputy Head @chrisewardsuk‍  and a host of...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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