Why Mental Health policies should be a priority in schools?

Mental is a word which has far too long been regarded in negative terms and is largely equated with mental illness. Mental illness is often misunderstood; it frightens people and attaches an enormous amount of stigma. People are resistant to the thought of children having mental health problems; with many believing it to be a… Continue reading Why Mental Health policies should be a priority in schools?

Christmas Revision Songs.

At the end of term especially at Christmas time; both pupils and teachers start to feel a little tired and there is the temptation to take it easy and do very little or watch a film or DVD. I remember teaching in a school where we were banned from watching films at Christmas and had… Continue reading Christmas Revision Songs.

Does the UK need a food waste law like France?

Food is such an interesting subject to teach. Everyday without fail there are news headlines about food, health or dietary related messages or blogs on line about factors which affect food choice not to mention the surge of food photos appearing on Pinterest or Instagram. There are always topics which lend them selves well to… Continue reading Does the UK need a food waste law like France?