Would the last person to leave the Staffrm please turn out the lights by Staffrm Team
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Would the last person to leave the Staffrm please turn out the lights

A fortnight ago I posted here about the future of Staffrm. I explained that we needed to raise funds...

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Maslow - water by Julie Leoni

Maslow - water

Welcome to my second Maslow blog and this is your reminder to look after your own needs whilst you are...

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Sleep by Julie Leoni

Sleep

Hello after the summer break - I hope yours was a good one.I've decided to launch the new term with a...

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The Human Global Curriculum by Julie Leoni

The Human Global Curriculum

Yesterday was our school's sponsored walk: 6 miles up a hill in the blazing heat. It was lovely to have...

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Plan for Well-Being by Julie Leoni

Plan for Well-Being

As the end of term approaches we are all busy getting ready for next year.  I'm filling in class rotations...

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Learning for Life by Julie Leoni

Learning for Life

I was lucky enough to be at the Marches Festival of Education last Friday where I heard Mick Waters speak.  ...

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Can Education Do It All? by Julie Leoni

Can Education Do It All?

I was at an open evening last week and got talking to, let's call her Jane, about her grown up sons. ...

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Exams - Don't Believe The Hype by Julie Leoni

Exams - Don't Believe The Hype

Exams.The kids are stressed with doing them. Parents are worried about their kids doing them. Teachers...

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15 Things To Remember At The Start of Term by Julie Leoni

15 Things To Remember At The Start of Term

As half term ends and we launch into GCSEs and A levels in earnest as well as sports days and end of...

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Removing Blocks by Julie Leoni

Removing Blocks

I've been doing Yoga.  I'm getting more flexible.When I started I thought this was a new thing, that...

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Time Management by Julie Leoni

Time Management

You've probably come across Stephen Covey's urgent/ important time management matrix and some of you...

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It's OK to be angry by Julie Leoni

It's OK to be angry

After over 25 years of teaching, I still feel angry with pupils.  I feel angry when they answer back,...

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Different Strokes for Different Folks by Julie Leoni

Different Strokes for Different Folks

I've just got back from walking the dogs. Neither are perfectly trained, but one...

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Let's Talk About Failure by Julie Leoni

Let's Talk About Failure

How often do you talk to your students about failure?  Your failures?I tell the story about how I got...

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Be More Vulnerable In Class by Julie Leoni

Be More Vulnerable In Class

When I did my PhD research, interviewing kids who had been excluded, the one word which came up again...

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Coaching Changes Lives by Julie Leoni

Coaching Changes Lives

I was at the Barefoot Coaching Spring Conference yesterday.  I did my coaching qualification with Barefoot...

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Brain Diet by Julie Leoni

Brain Diet

What do you feed your brain?We all know that what we eat affects how we feel and even if we don't eat...

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The importance of asking for help by Julie Leoni

The importance of asking for help

I've been reading Amanda Palmer's book  'The Art of Asking'.  She started lher performing life as one...

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Seeing things from a different perspective by Julie Leoni
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Seeing things from a different perspective

I went to Eldest Son's parent's evening last week and although he'd done really well..we left with him...

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Time to reflect by Julie Leoni

Time to reflect

I've loved the holidays.  It's not so much what we do that I appreciate, as having the time to be.Stepping...

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Maslow's hierarchy - how are you doing? by Julie Leoni

Maslow's hierarchy - how are you doing?

You know what it's like.  You get in early to get ready for the day. You work through break, not because...

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3 quick gratitude tips for the morning by Julie Leoni
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3 quick gratitude tips for the morning

Cognitive therapy has taught us that we all create schema ( a collection of beliefs) and that these schema...

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Relax by Julie Leoni
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Relax

With exams and SAT test looming, stress levels are rising.  The kids are under pressure to perform and...

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Blue Sky Thinking by Julie Leoni

Blue Sky Thinking

Blue Sky Thinking is a term that comes from the corporate world.  It means, not just 'thinking outside...

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