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Time to take SENCO wellbeing to new level

A guest post from @Butterflycolour Dedicated to all those amazing SENCOs out there: Thank you for what you do – you are amazing!   This blog has been written to compliment a presentation at The London Academies Show 2017 on ‘Effective Strategies to Support SENCO Wellbeing’.  So, I want to start with four questions: If you […]

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Vamosbox – Brain Break Cards

Improving wellbeing, social skills, concentration, and learning. Vamosbox brain breaks Indiegogo Video from Mette Marie Feildorf on Vimeo. I have written before about the link between inclusion and wellbeing. This goes for both staff and students of course, if we feel included in the school and class community then our wellbeing increases and we enjoy […]

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5 Stress Busting Moves For Tired Out Teachers

Do you feel as stiff as a board after a day’s teaching? Have hours marking books and preparing lessons left your shoulders sore and spine rigid? Pilates instructor and ex-school teacher Julia Willmott shows you how you can release back tension and de-stress with 5 easy moves: These moves can also be downloaded as a […]

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Adventures in Wellbeing

A guest post by @CristaHazell Wellbeing is a word that is everywhere in January following the implied excesses of Christmas but as a teacher, wellbeing matters every day of every week of every month of each term of the academic year. As a middle leader it is my responsibility to ensure my team have all they […]

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Putting Yourself First

A guest post by @felizz7. My 10 top tips for wellbeing 1) Number 1 is YOU. You are the most important person in that classroom. You inspire, motivate, engage, support. Yet, you often give so much of yourself to others, you forget to look after no 1. Put yourself first. 2) #notice Sometimes when the […]

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Exclusive Interview with @thatboycanteach

We caught up with prominent wellbeing blogger @thatboycanteach for a chat about wellbeing, workload and the power of a great hashtag! You have written quite a lot about wellbeing, and even been published in the TES on the subject. What triggered your interest in wellbeing and workload? My interest in wellbeing was piqued by the rise in online […]

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Exclusive Interview with Mary Myatt

  Mary Myatt advises, writes and trains. She supports schools to think imaginatively about learners’ progress and is also the author of  High Challenge, Low Threat. We recently caught up with her to talk about wellbeing in schools.     Wellbeing seems to be high up on the agenda at the moment, with quite a […]

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Our Focus This Year is Wellbeing

A guest post by @Exe_Head. Along with many other schools, this year the key focus of our School Improvement Plan is to ‘improve the wellbeing of staff and children’ We chose wellbeing as a focus for many reasons: We are a happy and stable staff, and my colleagues are a fabulous group of people who look […]

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#giveawaySW Terms and Conditions

We are giving away two copies of the fantastic #teacher5aday journal and handbook in our back to school giveaway. There are two routes of entry. RT our tweet here. Your twitter name will be automatically added to a list we have created using IFTTT and a winner will be chosen at random. Sign up for our email […]