Everyone thrives in a great school. Students are fully engaged and enjoy learning; relationships across the school are positive and respectful; creativity, diversity and critical thinking are valued and everyone feels they belong; it takes courage and commitment to create such a school.

2606, 2023

It Takes a Village: Understanding and Expanding the Concept of the “Village”

By |June 26th, 2023|Categories: Growing Great Kids, Whole school wellbeing|0 Comments

This article defines and discusses the concept of the “village” when working with families who are experiencing multiple adversities. The article starts with a discussion on what is meant generally by a village approach, followed [...]

2306, 2023

Growing Great Schools Newsletter June 2023

By |June 23rd, 2023|Categories: Newsletters, Wellbeing news & information|0 Comments

Make no mistake – wellbeing is political. The way we value each other matters. Great schools teach children about the values of kindness, empathy and our shared humanity.  Education has the potential to improve mental health, [...]

2704, 2023

Compassionate Leadership: an antidote to tyranny

By |April 27th, 2023|Categories: Leadership, Wellbeing news & information|0 Comments

Interesting article from The Psychologist: The resignation of Dominic Raab following the inquiry led by Adam Tolley KC provides a helpful focus on the culture of leadership in politics and in our wider society. ... [...]

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