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Teaching Packs Giveaway!

Reading Time: < 1 minute We have partnered with our friends at  @TeachingIdeas   to give away three One Year Teaching Packs Plus memberships. Teaching Packs have downloadable packs of quality teaching materials, including child-friendly eBooks, differentiated activity resources and classroom display materials covering a wide range of subjects and topics. Teaching Packs Plus members can also download editable versions of many resources, along with additional Mini […]

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Exclusive Interview with Tammie Prince

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Tammie Prince talks about mindfulness, the wellbeing agenda and what she says to sceptics… What attracted you to the practice of mindfulness? Initially, I was looking for a way to deal with the stress that does with headship. I knew that the stress would not magically go away. Stress is a part of life. However, I […]

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Eight Legs, Seven Attempts and Five Lessons

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest post by @htcoaching.  You probably know the old story about Robert The Bruce, displaced King of Scotland, and how he gathered the courage to face the English in battle after suffering six straight losses. After being defeated so many times he was on the verge of giving up completely. With his few remaining troops, […]

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100 Ideas for Primary Teachers – Mindfulness in the Classroom

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Review of 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers – Mindfulness in the Classroom by Tammie Prince, published by Bloomsbury Education. Mindfulness is a hot topic in education at the moment, and it is one that in people’s minds is often bound up with wellbeing. (I seriously considered using the tagline “Wellbeing: It’s not just mindfulness” […]

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The Wellbeing Paradox

Reading Time: 4 minutes Through a series of events that I still don’t fully understand, last weekend I found myself nearly 300 miles from home, in Rhyddngs Business and Enterprise School in Oswaldtwistle, standing in front of about a  dozen people who were kind enough to choose to come to my workshop on the Wellbeing Paradox. The what? If […]

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Positive Teacher Co Giveaway!

Reading Time: < 1 minute   We have partnered with our friends at  @TPositiveTC  to give away a personalised teacher planner with matching notepad! The lucky winner will be able to choose from the range of stunning designs at their site. To enter, either- Retweet this tweet or pop over to our facebook post and like it! Entries close on the 15th of October, the […]

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Win a Signed copy of Mark. Plan. Teach. by Ross Morrison McGill.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Our friends at @BloomsburyEd have given us a signed copy of Mark. Plan. Teach. by @TeacherToolkit to give away!  To enter, either- Retweet this tweet or – pop over to our facebook post and like it! Entries close on the 8th of October, the lucky winner will be drawn randomly from all valid entries within 7 days and contacted via […]

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It’s time we talked… Mental Health

Reading Time: 6 minutes A guest post by @MissBartlettRQT  THIS IS GOING TO BE A LONG ONE, SO MAKE YOURSELF COMFY… This is such a taboo subject generally, but in the past few years its become more and more acceptable to talk about it. Mental health. Automatically, one goes straight to depression and, while this is a huge proportion of mental health issues, […]