Developing Emotional Literacy Through Children's Literature

Developing Emotional Literacy Through Children's Literature
"As a teacher working with traumatised children I first started to understand the power of books and stories in helping children understand feelings and emotions." Read on for more insight into Educational Psychotherapist, Alison Waterhouse, and her experiences working with children and how the power of reading can change lives. This article was written to celebrate Children's Book Week and is the first article released on our week of celebrations. Read More...

6 Benefits of Forest School and Outdoor Learning

6 Benefits of Forest School and Outdoor Learning
Forest School is based on a Scandinavian concept of embracing the outdoors, giving children and adults a wonderful opportunity to enjoy being outdoors in nature, all year round in a safe, secure woodland environment. Forest School not only helps children to reconnect with nature but it has many other benefits. Here are 6 benefits of forest school and outdoor learning. Read More...

12 Ways to Create a Mental Health Friendly Classroom

12 Ways to Create a Mental Health Friendly Classroom
Schools are an ideal setting for supporting the mental health of young people. They play an important role in raising awareness, reducing stigma and supporting children and young people with mental health issues. By creating mental health friendly classrooms, we are able to support positive mental health and wellbeing before difficulties arrive and give the children and young people the skills to manage whatever life throws at them. Here are 12 ways teachers can create a mental health friendly classroom. Read More...

6 Reasons Why Being Happy at Work Boosts Productivity and Wellbeing

6 Reasons Why Being Happy at Work Boosts Productivity and Wellbeing
In today's fast-paced and demanding work environment, the concept of happiness at work might seem like a luxury. However, research has shown that fostering happiness among employees is not only beneficial for their wellbeing but also for overall productivity and organisational success. To celebrate International Week of Happiness at Work, we delve into the significance of happiness at work and explore the ways it can positively impact individuals and the school community as a whole. Read More...

5 Ways Teachers Can Support Teenagers With Their Mental Health

5 Ways Teachers Can Support Teenagers With Their Mental Health
Sadly mental health concerns for young people have multiplied in recent years. As a teacher, it can be very difficult to support a young person suffering with a mental health condition or an individual living with emotional distress. Therefore, for Youth Mental Day, we have collated some helpful resources to help you support a young person with their mental health. Read More...

3 Ways Parents Can Promote Outdoor Learning in Schools

3 Ways Parents Can Promote Outdoor Learning in Schools
Children need fresh air. The massive benefits of outdoor play are apparent at all ages, and spending enough time outside is essential for proper development in children. Read this article to discover how can you help promote outdoor learning in your child's school. Read More...

The Importance of Sport in Primary Schools

The Importance of Sport in Primary Schools
The importance of sport within schools has been a hot topic of conversation within education for years. In this article Alex, a primary school teacher in Kent, shares his thoughts with us on why physical education is so important for children and young people. Read More...
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