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    National Online Safety – the good, the bad and the ugly

    Chris Skinner of National Online Safety explains that online safety is an ever changing landscape and recommends schools take an agile approach to engaging and educating students about the risks, that reaches way, way beyond a once a term tick box exercise.

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    Young carers – how to spot them and provide the right support

    This is an enlightening interview discussing the difficulties in spotting a hidden carer, who often goes unnoticed when dealing with the challenge of looking after a parent or sibling who has a mental health difficulty.

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    Believe you can achieve – with Dan Gardiner and Marcus Isaac

    Dan and Marcus say that if you believe, you can achieve. They help students identify their strengths and acknowledge their true self-worth which in turn builds confidence that they can overcome obstacles and make their way in life.

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    The New RSHE Curriculum with John Rees

    John Rees of PSHE Solutions speaks to Anna Bateman about his vision for schools and how teaching methods for this subject and PSHE can help shape our youngsters.

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    Student Voice – a whole school approach to preparing for exam stress

    An interview with 3 year 11 students to hear their views on exam stress and what they feel schools and teachers could do to help them prepare for their all important exams and alleviate stress levels when under exam pressure.

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    Adele Bates, behaviour specialist

    Adele Bates, Behaviour Specialist – returning to school

    Behaviour specialist Adele Bates reflects on the kaleidoscope of pupil’s lockdown experiences facing school leaders, and the challenge of meeting the individual needs of all.

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    Lincroft Student Leadership

    This interview demonstrates the success of a secondary school student wellbeing team in action and the innovative measures they have put in place to support students in their school, and those transitioning from year 6.

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    Ainthorpe Primary School – Using Headstart to give students a voice

    Pupils from Ainthorpe Primary, along with a member of their senior leadership team, tell us about their experience of using a Lottery funded programme called Headstart to promote a whole school approach to mental wellbeing.

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    Nina Jackson and the ‘slinky’ approach to a positive return to school

    Our guest host Mark Goodwin interviews Nina Jackson of Independent Thinking, renowned speaker and author on mental health in schools. Find out how her ‘slinky’ approach to welcoming students back to school works and her views on opening wellbeing conversations with students in a positive, confident way.

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    Update on PSHE as students return to school

    Damian Hewitt of Jigsaw PSHE, gives an in depth interview on the new role of PSHE post Covid-19 lockdown and shares his strategies for creating an optimum care and wellbeing environment in which students can then settle back into learning.

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