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  • Mental Health Awareness in schools
    May 10, 2019

    Mental Health Awareness in schools

    Mental Health is hitting the headlines a lot and the figures are scary. Here is some of the data taken from the NHS’ Mental Health of Children and Young People in England, 2017 publication and how it relates to the children in your primary school class.

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  • 10 practical ways to create mentally healthy schools
    May 9, 2019

    10 practical ways to create mentally healthy schools

    With children's mental health increasingly becoming an issue in primary schools, we wanted to have a think about what mentally healthy schools look like, why mental health in schools is important and explore some quick, easy tips for creating mentally healthy classrooms.
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  • SATs Survey Results 2019
    April 3, 2019

    SATs Survey Results 2019

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our recent survey to explore how teachers, TAs, and other teaching professionals really felt about SATs and how they impact on school staff and students. The results were very interesting and, sadly, often paint a rather distressing picture.
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  • A team of ECTs NQTs socialising
    February 18, 2019

    How to achieve an ECT work-life balance

    You’re an ECT. You’re fired up and ready to knock this teaching thing out of the park. You’re loving the job (mostly) and keen to learn everything you can. Yet in your enthusiasm, your ECT work-life balance has become well and truly unbalanced, what can you do...?
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