Robert Burns - Scotland's National Poet

Robert Burns - Scotland's National Poet
Burns night is an annual celebration in memory of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. The event is held on the anniversary of his birth, 25th January and he is known as Scotland’s National Bard. Although more than 200 years have passed since his death, he remains one of the most celebrated and important literary figures in Scottish history and culture. The following link provides brilliant resources for the classroom... Read More...

National Obesity Week

National Obesity Week
It's National Obesity Week, help highlight the issue and find out what you can do to make sure you and your family stay healthy and fit. Read More...

Value-Led Leadership

Value-Led Leadership
Values can offer a meaningful reference point for the character, culture and ethos of a school. Values can drive improvement, providing a guide to the decisions made at a strategic level. Values can also act as an affirming strength to for school leaders, governors, staff, children and the wider community... I urge you to give values a place in your school. Read More...

7 Simple Steps to Improve the Mental Health of Teachers and Support Staff

7 Simple Steps to Improve the Mental Health of Teachers and Support Staff
In her online column for the TES, Natasha Devon MBE, the Department for Education’s Mental Health in Schools Champion, suggested that ‘To improve the mental health of young people, we should start by tackling stress among teachers’ – This message certainly seems to have resonated with my network and, for what it’s worth, I couldn’t agree more. There are some pretty simple steps we can take, many of them right away, which I’ve seen work well in schools, colleges and other settings which I’ve set out in this article. Read More...
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