How Anxiety Affects Your Sleep and How to Change It

How Anxiety Affects Your Sleep and How to Change It
Anxiety is a common mental health condition which affects millions of people worldwide. Although the condition can appear in many forms, there is one thing that they all have in common - anxiety can have a significant effect on how much, and how well you sleep at night. So, if you are living with anxiety and are struggling to get enough sleep, then here are some useful tips that will help you to achieve the rest you need. Read More...

National Bike to School Week

National Bike to School Week
According to We are Cycling UK around 3% of 5-16 year olds cycled to and from school in 2018 and 4% cycled to work in England. With the help of people participating, sharing the event on social media, encouraging friends and family to take part this number can continue to grow. Read More...

How Kent Schools Have Adapted Learning Spaces for COVID-19

How Kent Schools Have Adapted Learning Spaces for COVID-19
With children now back in school following lockdown earlier this year, schools are taking various measures to ensure staff and children are kept safe during their return to the classroom. Although home schooling resources have helped parents during the pandemic, there can be no substitute for being in school and for students receiving face to face education from their teachers. Here’s how some schools in Kent have adapted their school buildings to ensure they are Covid safe. Read More...

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Teaching Assistant

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Teaching Assistant
Being a teaching assistant is a fulfilling, rewarding and worthwhile career where you can make a difference to children and young people. Here we have answered the most common questions about how to become a teaching assistant and how to make the most out of your career in education. Read More...

Distance Learning Tips and Tricks for Teachers

Distance Learning Tips and Tricks for Teachers
Distance learning has become the new norm for many classrooms across the country during the coronavirus pandemic and is likely to continue in some shape or form for many months to come. Here is how to maximise the effectiveness of online learning for your students. Read More...

Friend or Foe: Is The Internet an Effective Tool for Education?

Friend or Foe: Is The Internet an Effective Tool for Education?
Much has been made of the negative effects of the internet on young minds. Some battle its use vociferously, evidently believing that access to the online world can produce warped views of the world and even damage cognitive development in children. The truth, of course, is much more nuanced than anything so straightforward. In this post, we’re going to consider this matter, running through some pros and cons of using the internet as an educational tool and attempting to reach an overall conclusion about whether this linchpin of the modern world is a blessing or a blight for schools. Read More...

Improving School Attendance

Improving School Attendance
In the UK, more than 4.1 million children, approximately 11% of all students, miss 12 or more school days each year. The number of such absences varies geographically across towns, communities, and schools. Regular absenteeism can have negative consequences on learning and education in the long term. Read More...

6 Back to School Tips for Teachers After COVID-19

6 Back to School Tips for Teachers After COVID-19
There is a lot of pressure on teachers, we have witnessed the central role they play in our society and they will be playing a huge part to help support children through the transition back to normal school life. Whilst the ‘back to school’ rhetoric focuses on pupils, it’s the teachers who are under pressure - we must facilitate a smooth transition. Read More...

Exam Results Day 2020: A Teacher's Perspective

Exam Results Day 2020: A Teacher's Perspective
Exam results day can be a hugely stressful time for students and this year is likely to be especially difficult. Here a teacher and mindfulness coach, shares their perspective on the 2020 exam results process. Read More...
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