Resources




Weekly puppet workshops until July 12

A series of puppetry workshops are being made available by the Beverley Puppet Festival, which is being held online this year amid the coronavirus lockdown.


Post-lockdown mental health resources

A free online toolkit has been launched to help primary schools support the mental health of their pupils as they adjust to a new school environment post-lockdown.


Therapeutic schools: How can we teach self-belief?

Many children in our schools are vulnerable and suffer from a lack of confidence. Continuing her therapeutic schools series for Headteacher Update, Shahana Knight offers two lesson ideas to boost self-belief


Support for outdoor lessons post-June 1

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom is bringing together a consortium of outdoor learning organisations to help support schools if and when they re-open from June 1.







Short, structured language skill sessions prove effective

Undertaking short sessions to discuss everyday topics with young children has been found to boost their language skills and is being recommended as “a promising way” to help children catch-up when they come back to school after lockdown.



Home education: Resources for schools, teachers and parents: Part 3

This is the third edition of the SecEd compendium of home schooling and remote education resources for schools, teachers and parents. We cover a range of subjects, as well as exercise and keeping fit, mental health and wellbeing, cultural and arts activities, and whole-school support









13th National Pupil Premium Conference

After almost nine years of the Pupil Premium, this Headteacher Update event – taking place in September – will be looking back at the wealth of evidence that has now been published about how schools can best support their most disadvantaged pupils.



Wellbeing Award for Schools

Schools are taking the initiative in nurturing wellbeing and supporting better mental health via the Wellbeing Award for Schools. Philippa Stobbs explains

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