Headteacher Update Podcast: Supporting vulnerable pupils – ACEs & trauma in the primary school

This episode takes a practical look at how primary schools can support our most vulnerable pupils, including looked after children and those living with trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
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We discuss key tenets of best practice and offer practical ideas and advice for supporting children. We ask what form ACEs and trauma can take and what impact this can have on schooling.

We ask what being a trauma-informed school involves, consider therapeutic approaches in the classroom and across the school, and how to create calming classroom environments.

We also ask:

This episode is hosted, as ever, by National Leader of Education Helen Frostick and our guests are:

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