Is it time to build a fence? by Julie Hunter

Is it time to build a fence?

I spent 4 days of my half term training to teach mindfulness to teenagers. I learnt a lot about ways...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
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Key questions you can ask to get started with a mental health program in your school by Clare Erasmus

Key questions you can ask to get started with a mental health program in your school

The end of the academic year may be only 6 weeks away but for many teachers this is our busiest time...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Teen loneliness; familyMH5aday and taking back control by Clare Erasmus

Teen loneliness; familyMH5aday and taking back control

I have recently been writing about the alternative pop-up club pastoral interventions we have been delivering...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Dumb & Noisy Or Dank & Noice by Susan Baumgartner

Dumb & Noisy Or Dank & Noice

If I wasn't trying to develop a brand I'd be tempted to make this image my new profile picture across...

Susan Baumgartner Susan Baumgartner
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#MHAW17 by Andy Samways

#MHAW17

My post for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017'Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental...

Andy Samways Andy Samways
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Surviving or Thriving? by Sarah Hardy

Surviving or Thriving?

This week is mental health awareness week. www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campai... By 2030 it is estimated...

Sarah Hardy Sarah Hardy
#mentalhealth
LOVE ❤ BREAD - An alternative approach to intervention by Clare Erasmus
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LOVE ❤ BREAD - An alternative approach to intervention

A key factor in promoting positive mental health amongst all young people is about developing their resilience....

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Mindfulness - a cause for concern by Helen Pengelly
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Mindfulness - a cause for concern

First of all I would like to thank everyone who has taken part in my survey thus far. Although it has...

Helen Pengelly Helen Pengelly
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Students and black dogs by Julie Hunter
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Students and black dogs

I taught a lesson on depression, anxiety and grief recently. It was my performance management observed...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
#mentalhealth
Skills for life by Julie Hunter

Skills for life

This term has had a Mental Health and wellbeing theme in Global Citizenship lessons. With assemblies...

Julie Hunter Julie Hunter
#mentalhealth
Jack's Story by Amy Anderson

Jack's Story

My very first class of students as an eager drama NQT was a GCSE group. I remember meeting them all with...

Amy Anderson Amy Anderson
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Supporting student mental health is not about teaching a subject or an add-on intervention: it's about teaching a lifestyle by Clare Erasmus

Supporting student mental health is not about teaching a subject or an add-on intervention: it's about teaching a lifestyle

Depending on the socio-economic & cultural climate at the time, some subjects in schools are given priority...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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2017 Youth mental health and wellbeing TEACHMEET sponsored by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust by Clare Erasmus

2017 Youth mental health and wellbeing TEACHMEET sponsored by The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and The Magna Carta School in Surrey are proud to be hosting the 2017...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Measuring mental health & wellbeing in a school environment – how and why? by Clare Erasmus

Measuring mental health & wellbeing in a school environment – how and why?

The link between pupil wellbeing and attainment is well documented. In 2014 I remember reading a Public...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
#mentalhealth
Children's Mental Health by Christine Couser

Children's Mental Health

I may have missed the boat this year. I only started to think about this this morning. Increasingly in...

Christine Couser Christine Couser
#mentalhealth
An option for early intervention programs in schools and colleges by Clare Erasmus

An option for early intervention programs in schools and colleges

One evening, I was driving back and caught up on Radio 4 2016 'All in The Mind' awards and heard how...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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Another possible approach to engaging parents in wellbeing and positive mental health by Clare Erasmus
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Another possible approach to engaging parents in wellbeing and positive mental health

Some schools are making fantastic headway in embracing a positive mental health and wellbeing mindset....

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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My 2017 pledge is to raise awareness of the power of effective early INTERVENTION programs by Clare Erasmus

My 2017 pledge is to raise awareness of the power of effective early INTERVENTION programs

According to the DFE one in ten children and young people aged 5 to 16 has a clinically diagnosed mental...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
#mentalhealth
Reflections and gratitude by Clare Erasmus

Reflections and gratitude

2016 has been the highlight of my teaching career made possible because people believed in me but it...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
#mentalhealth
Jepeca - Bullying by Julianne Hadden

Jepeca - Bullying

Right - this is the second time I have written about bullying, obviously you were not meant to read the...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
#mentalhealth
Put Mental Health programs and support at the epicentre of every school’s agenda by Clare Erasmus

Put Mental Health programs and support at the epicentre of every school’s agenda

On the 14/11/2016 something special happened. There was a Youth Mental Health conference funded by the...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
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President Trump... by Julianne Hadden

President Trump...

'The world has gone mad'.'What is to become of us'.'Those that voted for Trump are stupid'.'He is going...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
#mentalhealth
Jepeca... Environment by Julianne Hadden

Jepeca... Environment

The last few weeks have highlighted the importance of family to help provide a stable, happy and supportive...

Julianne Hadden Julianne Hadden
#mentalhealth
'No teacher left behind - Get back up again' by Clare Erasmus
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'No teacher left behind - Get back up again'

This half term I was educated on the world of TROLLS. A sweet kids adventure where a plucky, Princess...

Clare Erasmus Clare Erasmus
#mentalhealth
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