Across the UK we are facing the challenge of a critically low number of teachers, as thousands report leaving the profession – or plans to leave. BBC Education reported in October 2016 that 30% of 2010 intake will quit within five years, Schools Week reported that we are facing the highest number of teachers leaving … Continued
This month, one of our Thrive trainers, Fiona Jarman has been in touch to tell us all about a new space themed Thrive room in Banbury. William Morris Primary in Banbury is a small school with a big heart for the emotional well-being of the children and their community. The school’s vision is “Dare to … Continued
It is a credit to teachers that they fill in the gaps to tackle intractable problems; it is not a credit to the system they work within that they must, writes one heads’ leader. Read the full article here.
Baroness Warnock, educationist and SEND pioneer, and Helen Fraser, former chief executive of the Girls’ Day School Trust, among those receiving gongs. Read the full article from TES here.
Here at Head Office we’re always delighted to hear stories and see pictures from Practitioners from across the country. We know that space in schools is often at a premium and we’re increasingly amazed by the way in which Practitioners use their initiative to create magical Thrive spaces for the children that they work with. … Continued
How do arts and creativity connect to neuroscience and learning? To find out, join us at our conferences ‘Forging New Connections’ for keynote speeches from leading child psychotherapist, Margot Sunderland, together with a selection of innovative and creative workshops. Both conferences provide an exciting opportunity to explore how scientific theory translates into everyday practice. Learn … Continued
We would like to draw your attention to two recently published papers regarding social care and indicate how the Thrive Approach can help in these areas. In January 2016, the Government released a new policy paper called ‘Children’s Social Care Reform, a vision for change’ outlining the vision for social care for 2020. It … Continued
Government plans to introduce national tests for seven-year-olds shows just how far our exam obsession has come. Our kids now face constant assessment as politicians attempt to measure the success of schools. Children have become tiny cogs in a box-ticking government machine. Education has lost its way. Read more of Ben Fogle’s article from … Continued