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    Student Voice – primary school children speak of recovery from lockdown

    Three year 5 pupils express what it was like for them returning to the classroom after such a long time away. What an inspiration they are!


    A blueprint for primary school life after lockdown

    Head teacher Richard Ellis has a positive, considered approach to mental wellbeing in school, both for his staff and children. This interview is both practical and inspirational.


    Student Voice – life during and after lockdown

    Anna Bateman interviews 3 secondary school students to hear from their perspective, what life was like during lockdown and how they are coping now.

    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.


    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.


    Getting connected after isolation – An interview with Mark Goodwin

    An inspiring and positive interview with Mark Goodwin, whose work has always been around connecting with pupils, especially those who have found school life challenging. Mark explains about how the skills he has used for many years can transfer to working with pupils who have struggled during the pandemic, and how to encourage pupils to engage once more with learning.


    Supporting staff and pupils’ mental health remotely

    Anna Bateman interviews Keri Haw, a mental health lead in an all-through school. This episode addresses the challenges for teachers and pupils during lockdown, and contains coping strategies to enhance the wellbeing of both.