Anti-bullying week

Anti-bullying week

This week is Anti-Bullying Week. Many schools across the UK will be raising awareness of bullying in schools, discussing topics such as what bullying is, what to do if someone is being bullied, and who they can talk to. If you want some ideas for Anti-Bullying Week,...
Supporting mental health in primary schools

Supporting mental health in primary schools

Today is World Mental Health Day. Each year, the Mental Health Foundation recognises this by spreading awareness and providing useful resources, for schools, workplaces and individuals. For more information about World Mental Health Day, and to access free resources...
Top tips for the new term

Top tips for the new term

It’s official, for most of you the summer holidays have come to end and the new academic year is here. A new start for everyone, whether it’s your first, second or twentieth year of teaching. Your start of term focus needs to be your pupils. Helping them feel safe in...
Getting the most out of your staff training days

Getting the most out of your staff training days

Now we’re in August, some of you may be starting to plan your new academic year training days. These days are often focused on giving new staff key information, reminding current staff of the school vision and targets, and motivating everyone to work hard. Except, are...
Top tips for NQTs from educators

Top tips for NQTs from educators

You’re an NQT! Congratulations! Teacher training is not easy. It takes hard work, determination and a lot of coffee and chocolate biscuits.   Feeling overwhelmed? Now you’ve come to the end of your training, I’m sure lots of people have been keen to give...