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Thank you, teachers, for all of your hard work and determination!

Seana Henry, headteacher at Belleville Wix Academy talks about how she grew up admiring teachers, and then became one herself.  Generations of amazing teachers   My mum was a teacher at the primary school I went to as a child, I remember going …

Using literacy to teach children about sustainability and climate change

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Katherine Peck, primary school teacher at Little Sutton in West Midlands, shares how literacy helped pupils learn more about sustainability and climate change in school. Environmental issues There isn’t a day that goes by when environmental issues don’t appear in …

Supporting pupil’s learning and development through engagement with nature

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One of the objectives of the Department for Education’s Sustainability and Climate Change Strategy is to increase opportunities for children and young people to learn from and connect with nature and improve biodiversity in their schools. There are a number …

Improving wellbeing support for pupils through senior mental health lead training

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Charlotte Reed from Bosmere Junior School tells us about her experience of senior mental health lead training and how it’s helped improved her school's staff and pupil wellbeing support.

How schools are supporting attendance ahead of the new academic year

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Several schools share their approaches to increase attendance levels amongst their pupils, with a focus on the transition between classes, year groups, and support when moving to a new school.