Opinion

Creating Belonging Everyday

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A critical factor in the behaviour of any class or individual is how attached they feel to the class/school/community. Even as adults we need to feel valued within our community or our job. When leaving…

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SEMH Schools – What Does Good Look Like?

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SEMH schools are schools which focus on the social, emotional and mental health needs of the children and young adults within their care. Many schools will claim to have SEMH as an emphasis within their setting, but what does it take to be an SEMH specialist school and what might other mainstream schools be able to take from that?

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Where do you connect?

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In a world that is increasingly better connected and where information can travel across the globe in the blink of an eye, the connections we form in school in passing can seem almost insignificant. However…

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Hope as an SEMH Intervention

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The Russian philosopher and write Dostoyevsky once said, “To live without hope is to cease to live”. In my experiences within school, the power of hope is widely underestimated as a wellbeing intervention yet has…

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