Wear blue day 10 November 2017

Wear blue day 10 November 2017 We all know someone who has experienced bullying in some aspect of their life. We recognise that the impact of bullying can be a very difficult process to overcome. “Keeps being horrible to me about everything. He was my best friend. I can’t move away because I would have…

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Bullying Helplines

Bullying helplines 9:59 – 20 SEP 2017 Use our helplines to find more information and advice on bullying Gov UK Bullying at school Workplace bullying If you think that bullying is just a part of everyday school life, you’re wrong. No-one deserves to be bullied and you shouldn’t ignore the problem. Government website offering advice and information…

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BUILDING RESILIENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH EMOTIONAL LITERACY

BUILDING RESILIENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH EMOTIONAL LITERACY In this article Rhona Philp, from Lifelink, tells us how their Emotional Literacy programme is improving the lives of young people. If someone were to ask you to define the term “emotional literacy”, would this pose a challenge? It’s an uncommon phrase for many, but the basic…

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Weird baby names!?!?

Weird baby names!?!? Weird baby names!?!?  As we were was trawling through various baby websites earlier this morning, we came across an article about a variety of weird baby names that have been banned in certain countries. It was in Mexico that they have banned any parent calling their child, Harry Potter, Facebook and scrotum! Among various…

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Things your kids teachers want to say to you

Things your kids teachers want to say to you … can’t 1 Your kids are not your mates Something I’m starting to hear with worrying frequency within the primary school setting is “my daughter’s my best friend”. Often, this rings alarm bells. Your kids aren’t your mates. You’re their parent, and your responsibility is to provide them…

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