#Wellbeingdgmeet How can #PSHE and #6thformcitizenship help wellbeing?

Positive Wellbeing should obviously be a whole school message if it is going to successful but I feel that PSHE is the key that unlocks the wellbeing gates.  Students and staff should be aware of open dialogue for their own wellbeing and well planned PSHE lesson is the perfect place for this. PSHE lesson can open gates on […]

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#Littlemix #schooltrips #riskassessments #safeguarding

I took some of the boarders to see Little Mix last night at Newmarket racecourse. Have to admit it was a great Boarders trip however it was a tad stressful. To start with recently the risk assessment goes into a little more detail especially after the Ariana Grande concert.  Things I had to include was […]

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#LoveIsland #pshe #gender- how many sexual partners have you had? 

Monday night boarding duty and LoveIsland was on again.  It’s on at 9pm for those that feel they are missing out. This week they played a game, how well do you know your partner? Questions to the woman included what is their middle name? What do they find attractive in a man? and what turns them […]

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Love Island #Iloveboarding #PSHE #Iamapolarbear ? 

As a boarding housemistress I have watched my fare share of rubbish with the girls but Love Island seems to be taking it to a completely new level.  To summaries, single people go to an Island, walk around in very little clothing, talk about each other behind each others back and pair up so that they don’t get […]

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Helping students with resilience #pastoralcare

I am writing this with slight trepidation. Resilience is such a challenging topic.  And when you are in the middle of a hard situation, being told that you need to be more resilient, is not helpful. But then if teachers or parents take away all of the tough problems and students don’t know how to deal with […]

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Beyoncé and Apples help my assembly about #bullying

Many of you know that I think Beyonce is amazing, in fact the boarders often roll their eyes when I try to gives words of advice using Beyonce wise words, sorry song lyrics.  However there is one phrase that I use more than any other. What goes around comes back around (hey my baby) It […]

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