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 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action. 

 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action. 

Kindness is the best response to stress

Children and young people are currently struggling with the changes brought about by the pandemic. Many of them were struggling before the virus appeared and it’s likely that things won’t be easier for them, back in school. Many others will have suffered loss and bereavement, and the effects of social isolation ruptured relationships. When these stresses emerge in their behaviour the established routine of reward […]

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Part two; Exclusion, behaviour, mental health and happiness – a Nightingale moment for children?

Part two; Exclusion, behaviour, mental health and happiness – a Nightingale moment for children?

Responding to Covid19 Recently I wrote about the distinctly different responses we could take to the changed practices and new thinking Covid19 is demanding in schools. Option 1, routinely promoted by the DfE, is to put everything into the pre-pandemic box, with the routine use of punishment to control ‘bad’ behaviour, hitting children hard with exclusion as the weapon of choice if they go wrong. […]

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Exclusion, behaviour, mental health, happiness and children – a Nightingale moment?

Exclusion, behaviour, mental health, happiness and children – a Nightingale moment?

Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness A London School of Economics study “What Predicts a Successful Life? A Life-course Model of Well-being” (Economic Journal 2014) offered “a completely new perspective on which factors contribute most to a satisfying life”, namely wellbeing, challenging “the basic assumption of educational policy in recent years – that academic achievement matters more than anything else”. (Guardian […]

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Salus Populi Suprema Lex: service and disservice

Salus Populi Suprema Lex: service and disservice

Service and disservice in leadership

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 New for Covid19 pastoral support: SF Coaching – a simple and effective way to support children and young people returning to school 

SF Coaching Early Help for mental health, wellbeing & strengths based behaviour support

 

On offer: low cost training and development, online support; coaching supervision; 

reframing school policy and action.