Let’s Talk About Wellbeing: How Schools Get it Wrong

Wellbeing can be defined as being comfortable, healthy or happy – and for many schools, they’re getting this massively wrong with piecemeal pleasantries that masquerade as positive approaches to wellbeing instead of genuine care for their staff. The term ‘wellbeing’ … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Wellbeing: How Schools Get it Wrong

The Unsung School Hero

She always comes in smiling with a bounce within her walk; She’s busy but she’s always sure she’s got the time to talk. She copies worksheets, sorts them out, because I’m out of time, And when I think a lesson’s bad she’ll reassure it’s fine.   He sits with kids who cannot write and never learnt to read; He helps them to make sense of work and try til they succeed. He tidies, sorts and photocopies, makes a great display; He helps to tidy classrooms at the end of every day.   She laughs with students, shows them how to … Continue reading The Unsung School Hero