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Schools and the trauma of Covid-19

Schools and the trauma of Covid-19 (17th May, 2020)

The ongoing situation and school closures as result of Covid-19 have a number of different implications for the education sector. We want to dig deeper into this issues, with help from the experts. This week, Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive of the Centre for Mental Health, explores the impact of the coronavirus crisis in terms of trauma, and what this means for schools.

Nursery provide a four-legged friend

Nursery provide a four-legged friend (1st May, 2020)

Pennywell Early Years Centre have enlisted the help of an unlikely furry companion to keep the children’s morale high whilst they are not in school.

Schools under increasing pressure to ‘reopen’

Schools under increasing pressure to ‘reopen’ (1st May, 2020)

Appearances from Gavin Williamson and Amanda Spielman at the Education Select Committee this week have prompted conversations around prioritising a return to school for those children who have been at home.

Whilst there has been growing speculation around how and when schools will extend their opening (never actually having been closed!), senior figures this week seemed to place the return to school at the forefront of conversations around Coronavirus and the Education Sector.

North East schools inspire parents

North East schools inspire parents (1st May, 2020)

Schools across the North East are seeing some incredible messages of thanks and appreciation from parents for the support that they have provided during the ongoing crisis, as well as an increase in respect generally for the region’s teaching profession.