Posts tagged with: well being

Episode 15: A Recovery Curriculum Part 15: Reflections on Recovery …Reigniting Children’s Learning

This episode is a recording of the online conference and webinar that was held on 15th July 2020. The event and this recording contains presentations and talks from Professor Barry Carpenter and Dr Tina Rae, as well as a 65... Read More

Episode 14: A Recovery Curriculum Part 14: Alex Tomkins (Inquiry & SEMH… Is recovery the new ‘spark’ needed in our practice?)

In this episode Alex Tomkins, Deputy Headteacher at Greenside School in Hertfordshire, raises some challenging questions. Social emotional and mental health (SEMH) is now a key component of the curriculum for children with special educational needs. Yet as a teaching... Read More

Episode 13: A Recovery Curriculum Part 13: Katie Fielding (Our Rainbow Experience)

In this episode, Katie Fielding, Deputy Head, Kingsbury Primary Special School, describes their Rainbow Experience curriculum developed at the school. In a very detailed presentation, Katie tackles pertinent topics such as the transition back to school from Lockdown and uses... Read More

Episode 12: A Recovery Curriculum Part 12: Leigh Blakeman & Amy Hockey (Routes to Recovery through Books Beyond Words)

This episode looking at resourcing a Recovery Curriculum, draws on a school-based inquiry project, the Open Book, that ran over 2 years and concluded at the beginning of 2020. It reports the development work and outcomes of the project which... Read More

Episode 11: A Recovery Curriculum Part 11: Polly McMeeking (Compassionate Governance & The Covid Test)

In this episode we gain the School Governor perspective to the Recovery Curriculum through a presentation and discussion with Polly McMeeking. Governors have a unique perspective to bring to our thinking around a Recovery Curriculum, and what their role in... Read More

Episode 10: A Recovery Curriculum Part 10: Cabot Learning Federation

This episode is rich in thinking and action from Senior Leadership representatives for the Cabot Learning Federation, a Multi Academy Trust comprising more than 20 schools serving children and young people aged 3-19 in the South West of England. We... Read More

Episode 9: A Recovery Curriculum Part 9: Amanda Mordey OBE (SMILE – A Well Being Approach)

In this episode we have a presentation and talk from Amanda Mordey, OBE. Three years ago, Forest Oak school, of which Amanda is Executive Principal (alongside Merstone School,) developed SMILE, an ethos based approach to promoting positive mental health and... Read More

Episode 8: A Recovery Curriculum Part 8: Dr Tina Rae

In this episode the eminent Child and Educational Psychologist, Dr Tina Rae, explores how we can resource a Recovery Curriculum. Through nurture approaches Tina targets specific interventions, which enable the Teacher to support the child who is demonstrating bereavement, trauma... Read More