The new OFSTED Framework 2019 and the links to mental health in schools – updated July 2019

Here is a brief guide to the new OFSTED framework and the links to mental health and well-being.  I’m going to mention the changes to the framework and talk about some of the inferences, my opinion and interpretation of the document. There are 4 judgement areas: quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership […]


Teaching ‘calm’ – skills for anxious moments

How often do you find yourself telling pupils and children to calm down? Once a week, once a month or daily? Usually when I ask this question in training sessions the answer is several times a day.