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Books to support understanding of mental health

The lives of a huge proportion of children and young people will be touched by mental health issues, whether directly or indirectly. As many as one in ten children and young people aged five to 16 have a diagnosable mental health disorder – that is three in any one classroom. 51 more words

Year 13

World Book Day: The 10 best teen reads

‘As the sixth What Kids Are Reading report bemoans a tendency among secondary school students to read books that are too easy – suggesting that teachers and librarians aren’t pushing challenging titles strongly enough to older kids – the organisers of World Book Day have announced a list that might serve as a corrective, or at least a useful source of ideas. 82 more words

Year 13

Which book?

Struggling to know where to start now you’ve finished a great book?

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Year 13

Teach like... a Champion?

For many teachers, the final summer half term is something we look forward to from about January. Gained time from the departure of Year 11 and Year 13 to do what we all really want to do be doing: planning fun, engaging – yet rigorous – lessons for September, developing Schemes of Work to be proud of, and locating incredible resources to incite sounds of awe from Year 11 in October. 1,450 more words