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Teacher wellbeing

Rising strong after lockdown – supporting the whole school community

Child drawing

Trust Leader, Matt, and Headteacher, Anna, share how their recovery programme has reduced parents’ concerns, created a welcoming environment for pupils and strengthened their community of schools.

Five top tips for NQTs starting teaching in September

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Emma Turner delivering a presentation in front of a powerpoint reading 'NewEd 2019'

Congratulations and welcome to the best job in the world! To help you get off on the right foot, Emma Turner wants to give you some hints, tips, and information to consider before you begin your new adventure with your own students.

Saying goodbye to my class, virtually

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Olivia Pye

As a teacher who is currently taking extra precautions during COVID-19 - due to a medical condition - Olivia’s end of year has felt very different. Olivia is very proud of how far her pupils have come over the year and has found a different way to say goodbye, virtually!

"Real flexible working means recognising that life happens" - thinking flexibly in school

Emma Turner and her children

As many of us work from home during the current coronavirus lockdown, it might be easy to think that this is what constitutes flexible working. But real flexible working is not a reactionary way of planning a working schedule, it is a carefully crafted blend of the demands of work and life.