Stop Shouting! There’s a Better Way

Those of you who work directly with young people will know that the direct approach rarely works.  You can tell a teenager till you’re blue in the face that risk taking behaviours are a very bad idea, but he won’t hear you, even while he nods and smiles.

PSHE and the National Curriculum 2013

PSHE and the Department for Education – National Curriculum Guidance I’m sure you’re no doubt aware now that the Government’s PSHE education review, concluded in March 2013, stated that PSHE education would remain non-statutory and that no new programmes of study would be published. However, the DfE has stated within its National Curriculum guidance that ‘All schoolsContinue reading “PSHE and the National Curriculum 2013”

Not Yet Good Enough…

You’re probably already familiar with the recent Ofsted Summary of this name, presenting key findings from the 2013 PSHE education report, but have you considered how you might ensure that your school doesn’t fall into the Ofsted ‘requires improvement/inadequate’ 40%?

How will you shape young lives this year?

Schools are now back and planning their activities for the year. With the Self-Evaluation Form (SEF) gone and Tell Us surveys now a distant memory, how will you evaluate the behaviour and safety of pupils within your schools?