Staple the KCSIE to staffs pay slip #safeguarding

At a recent safeguarding audit I was asked for evidence that staff had not only received the KCSIE part one but understood it. I reeled off a list of methods that we had used, including inset with staff signing to confirm that they had attended, weekly emails from different members of the SLT, either pointing […]

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Why are more students suffering from anxiety? # MH

As DSL I hope that safeguarding issues aren’t trends. Recently though more and more students have told me that they are suffering from anxiety, and to be specific “social anxiety”. Obviously it is the revision and examination period, however after talking to pupils, that doesn’t seem to be the most common cause. Surprising assemblies is […]

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who are our role models?

I took a group of Yr 11 girl boarders out for dinner tonight, to say goodbye to one student who will be leaving at the end of her GCSE, but also to celebrate the fact that they had made it to study leave. It was all very friendly and polite, until I asked who their role models were. […]

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