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How do I recognise anxiety in boys I teach and what can I do about it?

The worrying news that boys are becoming increasingly more anxious about their appearance, recently highlighted by The Children’s Society, is just one of the growing pressures faced by school children. The charity’s Good Childhood Report, found that one in 12 boys are unhappy with their appearance, with those over 13 significantly less happy than 10-12 year-olds. While … Continue reading How do I recognise anxiety in boys I teach and what can I do about it?

All you need to know about our first PSHE Conference at the Alliance for Learning Teaching School

In case you missed it!  All you need to know about our first PSHE Conference at the Alliance for Learning Teaching School (based at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls) By Lisa Fathers & Emily Mitchell   We recently hosted our first PSHE conference, attracting a really engaging line-up of speakers and it was fantastic too … Continue reading All you need to know about our first PSHE Conference at the Alliance for Learning Teaching School

Citizenship as a subject and theme in schools has never been more important!

I was delighted this year when it was officially recognised that school leaders could apply to become Specialist Leaders of Education in Citizenship. At the Alliance for Learning (AGGS/BFET) we really value exploring this as a topic and have already been doing this work in partnership with The Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT), giving it … Continue reading Citizenship as a subject and theme in schools has never been more important!

Why vocabulary is the backbone of all learning (PART 2)

Beth Southern, founder of EAL Hub I set up EAL Hub to provide high quality literacy boosting resources when it was difficult for me to signpost those individuals who were asking for support tools, to the right resources. We are passionate about helping pupils to continue learning in the mainstream classroom as much as possible … Continue reading Why vocabulary is the backbone of all learning (PART 2)

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