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A Grace Foundation podcast designed to support you in your parenting journey.

Each week we'll be talking to different experts about the major issues facing young people today, and asking how we as parents can talk to our teens about them.

Thanks for listening!

Ethos Parent Podcast Grace Foundation UK

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

A Grace Foundation podcast designed to support you in your parenting journey.

Each week we'll be talking to different experts about the major issues facing young people today, and asking how we as parents can talk to our teens about them.

Thanks for listening!

    Moving up to secondary school - everything you need to know!

    Moving up to secondary school - everything you need to know!

    The move from primary to secondary school can be
    a big change for children and their parents.

    Justine and Phil have worked with students transitioning up to year seven for a number of years. Hear their helpful tips and insights on the best way to prepare for the move to secondary school.



    We're very grateful that Phil Miles, Assistant Director at Grace Foundation and Justine Clark, Ethos Leader at Grace Academy Darlaston could join us on this episode of the Ethos Parent Podcast.



    Thank you to Grace Academy Darlaston for hosting us for this recording.

    Resources discussed in this episode:

    'It's Your Move' - Booklet from Scripture Union to help children make the transition from primary to secondary school. It’s Your Move is made up of helpful information and advice for children moving schools. Also included are
    real-life stories of children who are about to make the move and those who have made it in the recent past.

    There are puzzles, quizzes and places to personalise the book through doodles, signatures, photo pages etc.

    Purchase online here: https://content.scriptureunion.org.uk/resource/its-your-move-0

    • 19 min
    Ethos Parent Podcast - Bonus Episode - Help with CV writing!

    Ethos Parent Podcast - Bonus Episode - Help with CV writing!

    BONUS EPISODE

    In this bonus episode Vince and Marcia share their top 3 tips on writing a CV!

    Vincent Gordon, Careers and Aspirations Specialist at Grace Foundation

    Marcia Miller, Enterprise & Careers Co-ordinator at Grace Academy Darlaston

    • 3 min
    Ethos Parent Podcast - How to talk to your teen about careers and next steps

    Ethos Parent Podcast - How to talk to your teen about careers and next steps

    Vince and Marcia have over 50 years combined experience guiding young people towards their ideal career and their next steps. Hear about what options teenagers in the UK have when leaving school at 16.

    We discuss:

    - Further Education

    - Apprenticeships - why they are a good option and how to find one

    - Entering employment - what to look for in a job

    - Help making decisions about the future

    A big thank you to Vincent Gordon, Careers and Aspirations Specialist at Grace Foundation and Marcia Miller, Enterprise & Careers Co-ordinator at Grace Academy Darlaston.

    Also check out our bonus episode - help with CV writing!

    Here are some of the links to resources we talk about in this episode:

    National Careers Service: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/
    Find an Apprenticeship :

    https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship and https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/#

    • 19 min
    How to talk to your teen about mental health and well-being...

    How to talk to your teen about mental health and well-being...

    Struggling to get your teen to talk to you about how they're feeling?

    Worried they might be struggling?

    Hear some practical tips from experts, working along-side young people every day, on how to talk about mental health and well-being as well as some healthy habits that we can all practice!

    Our guests this week are Lewis Driver and Rosie Benn, both Ethos Youth Workers with Grace Foundation.

    Grace Foundation works in high schools across the country, embedding Ethos Teams of Ethos Leaders, Youth Workers and Family Support Workers to transform young people's lives through holistic education.

    If you need more help with teenage mental health visit
    YoungMinds | Mental Health Charity For Children And Young People.

    If you need urgent mental health support contact the NHS
    Mental health - NHS (www.nhs.uk)

    Thank you for listening!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

R.Sheldon ,

Insightful

Very useful to learn about mental health issues young people face today, with helpful advice on how to help them and where to go for support.

Louisjack1 ,

Interesting

Interesting topic well presented

Mallowtree ,

Helpful thank you

Helpful thank you

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