Face your Fears Week

Face your Fears Week
Changing Faces will support you in facing your personal fear during Face your Fears Week, from the 12th – 18th October. This aims to help everybody in the UK to overcome their fears whilst raising money. Whether you are afraid of spiders, heights, public speaking etc, this campaign aims to help give you the strength to overcome your fears. Read More...

Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars
Let’s not hide our light under a bushel. If someone is getting good results, lets interrogate why and how so that we can share this more widely. When someone isn’t getting the results, again, what is different about them and their approach and how can we change it?... If we don’t aim for the stars we can never reach them. Read More...

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day
Do the children you teach need some encouragement to wash their hands? How about displaying this Global Handwashing Day resource in the classroom to prompt them if/when they forget! Hygiene is an important step to help avoid getting sick. Read More...

Research Based Practice - The Art of a Great Question

Research Based Practice - The Art of a Great Question
As a principal of a primary academy in Kent, I have the challenge of engaging fifty seven staff in continuing professional development that will enthuse them to create an inspirational school for all who work and learn within its walls. Two years ago I introduced a new element of CPD for my teaching staff. I asked each teacher to take on one research based appraisal target. Read More...

Driving a Twitter Culture in School

Driving a Twitter Culture in School
Did you know there are around 100,000 estimated educators using twitter around the world? That’s 99,000 people in the education industry you could connect, share and collaborate with outside the classroom. Pretty powerful stuff! Read More...

National Cholesterol Month 2015

National Cholesterol Month 2015
The Great Cholesterol Challenge aims to improve the nation’s health and increase awareness of cholesterol as well as raise funds for Heart UK, The Cholesterol Charity. To contribute to a healthy lifestyle, start eating the following... Read More...

Maybe I'll be a Teacher?

Maybe I'll be a Teacher?
We caught up with secondary school pupil Alexandra Pieri studying, English Literature, Art and Media Studies who hopes to go on and study English Literature at university before potentially undertaking her teacher training to become an English teacher. Read More...

Stress - Friend or Foe?

Stress - Friend or Foe?
Stress gets almost universal bad press. It is responsible for heart disease and its close relations of high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. It worsens asthma, causes headaches and depression along with a whole host of gastrointestinal nasties such as IBS and heartburn. It is associated with worsening or increasing the risks of diabetes, obesity and Alzheimer’s disease. Read More...
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