Preparing Year 6 pupils for secondary school: free resource
At this time of year primary schools will be starting to think about how they can prepare pupils for the transition to secondary school in September.
Our Moving up! animation and accompanying teacher toolkit supports pupils to identify and manage any potential worries associated with starting secondary school.
The teacher toolkit contains a number of resources including a lesson plan, assembly plan and poster.
Self Help for Exam Stress
Self Help for Exam Stress
It is normal to feel a bit worried about exams and this may cause you to feel anxious or depressed, which might affect your sleep or eating habits.
If you are experiencing any of these feelings, or are worried that exam pressure is becoming too much, you are not alone, and there are things you can do
Mental Health Awareness Week
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this year’s theme is loneliness. As more of us return to the office and restrictions become a thing of the past, you might expect to see a drop in the levels of reported loneliness and isolation. We know that working can and should be good for our mental health – people who are employed are less likely to report feeling lonely often or always, compared to those who are unemployed or economically inactive. Yet, with the myriad of ways in which work has changed for us all over the last few years, we continue to hear stories of loneliness both at home and in the workplace.
Top tips for exam preparation this summer
This year students will sit exams set and assessed by exam boards. For many young people this will be the first time you are taking formal exams and assessments so it may be worth taking the time to ensure you know what to expect and how you can best prepare for your exams. Ofqual have published a useful guide to exams which explains the support that is in place for you in taking exams and assessments. It also provides other information about this year’s arrangements.
“It’s not about getting the answer you want, but listening to the one you get.”
A 90-second Aardman animation called ‘Consent’ will be used as a teaching resource in schools across Gloucestershire to help young people understand consent and boundaries.
Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning
Welcome to Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning. This is an umbrella organisation for Gloucestershire Healthy Schools and Gloucestershire Healthy FE (Further Education).
GHLL was launched in July 2012 for schools and colleges across Gloucestershire, supported by Leading Teachers.
Funding is through Public Health and by Gloucestershire County Council. Schools and colleges are offered this supported intervention at no cost.
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