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SEMH and Emotional Intelligence

SEMH and emotional intelligence.I’ve been thinking about SEMH and emotional intelligence and asking myself some questions. Is there a direct link between SEMH and emotional intelligence? How easily can emotional intelligence be taught and how could children benefit?...

Covid divide

Covid divide - gaining momentum Have you noticed the rapidly developing Covid divide? Pro jab versus no jab. Peoples’ beliefs are becoming entrenched, friendships are being tested, and segregation is growing. I’m not advocating for or against the jab. I am simply...

Why the SENCo is so vital – especially now

Respect for all teachers – especially SEND teachers & Learning Support staff. If we are to realise one thing from the COVID pandemic it should be this: the invaluable role that all teachers play in helping to positively shape our children’s state-of-mind. Many...

What if ADHD was a gift?

Which is better? How would you regard a child diagnosed with ADHD if their characteristics were considered a talent rather than a deficit and a disorder? Most of us function well within society, but it appears that those on the edge of normality are very quickly...

Lockdown – what’s happening to us?

Lockdown - what's happening to parents & carers? Recent research published 19.01.2021, from the University of Oxford reveals what parents already knew - that their stress and anxiety levels have risen during the lockdown. Participating parents and carers reported...

How children were affected by the first national lockdown

First national lockdown - Ofsted report. During the autumn term, Ofsted carried out a series of ‘interim visits’ to schools and recently published the following document. COVID-19 series: briefing on schools October 2020.  It details the many issues school leaders and...

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