Entries by Lucy Meecham-Jones

Black History Month Round Up

As October comes to an end, we have reached the end of Black History Month, serving as a great time to celebrate some of the best dedications and tributes made in an effort to celebrate black history over the past four weeks. Schools across the country have been putting their own spin on this month’s […]

World Mental Health Day – How You Can Help

With mental health awareness becoming an ever-pressing issue in our day-to-day lives, it seems fitting that each year we dedicate specific time to addressing the subject. An issue that extends past one day or awareness week, we discuss what you can do as a teacher to help both colleagues and students alike to raise awareness […]

Black History Month Resources For Your Classroom

The leaves begin to change and Autumn well and truly settles in as the month of October arrives, and so does the month in which we celebrate the best of black history. First occurring in 1987, Black history month is a fantastic opportunity to educate students and bring awareness to some of the greatest snippets […]

Key Strengths of a Great Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistants form an integral part of our education system and are crucial to supporting both teachers and pupils in and outside of the classroom. Working 1:1 with students that need a little more guidance or working in larger groups in primary and secondary school settings, a great teaching assistant is able to encourage and […]

Hiring an NQT : What To Look Out For

Hiring a new, inexperienced NQT or member of staff can be a tough decision, and although you may feel yourself gravitating to those candidates offering years of experience, a young or newly qualified teacher can bring so many strengths to your educational setting. Indeed, the drive and passion of new teachers is unrivalled, bringing with […]

Embracing Dyslexia: What you can do to help

The path to child development is not always exactly linear, every child is different and that’s what makes working with children so fantastic! The 12th of September is World Disability Day and a chance for us to focus on understanding working with Dyslexia and other challenging neurological and SEN needs. The equality act defines disability as […]