Family Safety Week

Family Safety Week

Next week is Family Safety Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of how to minimise risks to help prevent unnecessary accidents. When “More than 14,000 people die as a result of accidents across the UK each year,” you can understand why RoSPA has created a week...
How can schools support gender balance in STEM

How can schools support gender balance in STEM

Last week, we had International Women’s Day, and the theme was #BalanceforBetter. Yet it seems to me that STEM based roles and education is still rather unbalanced. I for one would like to see more women working in STEM. There are many factors in improving the gender...
World Book Day Inspiration

World Book Day Inspiration

It’s almost here- World Book Day! A celebration of the wonders of text and a great opportunity to reignite a love of reading for your pupils. We all know how important reading is and how our ability to read impacts on our daily lives so this is also a chance for...
Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

As this week is eating disorders awareness week here is a guide to eating disorders and places to find support and information. General Introduction There are many misconceptions about eating disorders particularly in reference to gender stereotyping and why people...
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

On Sunday the 17th February it will be ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day.’ A day set in place to encourage people to be kind to one another and also think about those who maybe need a little extra cheer. This is a great opportunity to get your pupils involved in activities...
Time to talk

Time to talk

Today is time to talk day. “This year’s Time to Talk Day is all about bringing together the right ingredients, to have a conversation about mental health. Whether that’s tea, biscuits and close friends or a room full of people challenging mental health stigma,...