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Wellbeing, CPD and bubbles – how we’re keeping staff safe

In COVID-19 support, Secondary schools, Teacher wellbeing by Cara AckroydLeave a Comment

Cara Ackroyd is Principal of Outwood Academy Shafton, a large comprehensive secondary academy in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Here she shares the protective measures her school has implemented to keep teaching and non-teaching staff as safe as possible while making sure the school remains a supportive environment for staff to work in.Read full post.

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Why a whole school approach to wellbeing and mental health is key

In COVID-19 support, SEND, Teacher mental health, Teacher wellbeing by Jose NegrinLeave a Comment

Jose Negrin is Head of Therapeutic Support at West Lea School which caters for students aged 4-19 with special educational needs over three campuses. Jose explains the strategies, resources and tools in place at West Lea School to deal with the new and complex challenges that COVID-19 has brought on the wellbeing and mental health needs of their pupils as well as their staff. Read full post.

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Rising strong after lockdown – supporting the whole school community

In COVID-19 support, Curriculum best practice, Primary schools, Pupil wellbeing and behaviour, Teacher wellbeing by Matthew CrawfordLeave a Comment

Over the summer, Embark Federation Trust Leader, Matt Crawford led a programme helping the schools in his Trust deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak. In a previous blog we heard about the impact of the programme on reopening schools in June.Read full post.