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Poster of Characters strength in Chinese story

Y4 Chinese pathway three students were learning Chinese stories. The students found out the main characters’ strength then made posters.

Posted in Attention & Awareness Student Feedback

I&S Action Plan

The I&S department recently changed the structure of the research action plan that students need to complete as part of their Criteria B. Grant Altoft asked for students to provide…

Posted in Coping Habits & Goals

Y13 Coping with study stress

Daniel Hansson and I are running 6 sessions on study and revision skills in the 6 weeks leading up to their mock exams. Sessions cover time management, coping with stress,…

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Knowledge of the brain to inform Coping Skills

Using the book ‘Your Fantastic Elastic Brain, Y1 have been learning about parts of the brain with the aim of connecting the ability to make decisions when you’re calm (green…

Posted in Attention & Awareness Emotional Management

Calm Schools – free mindfulness training

The Calm Schools Initiative is offering every teacher free mindfulness training. Numerous studies have shown the many benefits of teaching mindfulness to children. Through mindfulness education, kids can develop a…

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Strengths to support skill building

Who is your partner and which element of the SEARCH framework have they been working on? Gillian Whittaker   What was their goal and how does it relate to their…

Posted in Emotional Management

Student well-being scale

Who is your partner and which element of the SEARCH framework have they been working on? Michael Fraser.   What was their goal and how does it relate to their…

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Journey with Visible Wellbeing – Y13

Who is your partner and which element of the SEARCH framework have they been working on? Danny. Emotional Management. Teaching Inquiry. http://explorer.discovery.edu.hk/2018/12/journey-with-visible-wellbeing-y13/ What was their goal and how does it…

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TI : Introduction paragraphs in Y12

Tania Pickett spent this years Teacher Inquiry concentrating on the teaching of how to write a good introduction paragraph with the Y12’s during DP history. The year 12’s structure within…

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Unpacking Emotional Management in Y3

Back in October, we were lucky enough to unpack the SEARCH framework with the support of our Teacher Librarian, Leanne Sercombe, using hexagonal thinking. The students put single thoughts and…