5 Simple Ways to Feel Positive

5 Simple Ways to Feel Positive
Like a lot of things in life we get back what we put in. To have positive mental wellbeing we need to make an effort to change our habits and lives. When you are in a positive place you will find that people around you will feel it too. Read More...

Back to Basics: Advert Writing

Back to Basics: Advert Writing
With the Easter holidays well under way and the summer term right around the corner, it’s time for schools that haven’t already done so to think about teacher recruitment for September 2015. Whether you are seeking to recruit talented NQTs or teachers with a wealth of experience, here are some top tips to ensure you attract good quality candidates through your recruitment process: Read More...

Why don't you use Twitter?

Why don't you use Twitter?
Our aim was simple: to share a video we had shown in that day’s assembly; and it worked! The next day we had pupils telling us that they had shown the video to their parents. As these things tend to do, it grew. While conducting lesson observations, I tweet about the great practice I’m seeing; I get pupils bringing me their work and I tweet it under #purplepenwork so that parents and the wider community can also share in their children’s success; I tweet on school visits so that parents know their children are enjoying themselves (and more importantly, when the coach is going to be late back!) Read More...

Internet Safety

Internet Safety
Internet safety day is organised by UK Safer Internet Centre and was held on 10th February. The purpose of this awareness day was to promote safe and responsible internet use aimed at those unaware of the potential dangers, particularly the young. Read More...

ChildLine Schools Service - NSPCC

ChildLine Schools Service - NSPCC
The ChildLine Schools Service is a free service, delivered by fully trained ChildLine volunteers. Through an assembly and interactive workshop, they educate 9 – 11 year olds about the different forms of abuse, such as bullying and neglect, and teach them who to go to for help should they ever need it. They learn about ‘trusted adults’ that you can ask for help; such as a parent, carer or teacher. And they also learn how to contact ChildLine – either over the phone or online. Read More...

22 Trick to become a Keyboard Ninja

22 Trick to become a Keyboard Ninja
Using keyboard shortcuts can increase your efficiency levels when using your computer whether you are browsing the internet or using Microsoft application etc. Many of us know and use some shortcuts already but were you aware of all 22?! Read More...
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