36 episodes

A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well and that they must take care of their staff and their pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their potential.Well Schools is a growing community of like-minded professionals and stakeholders who believe that wellbeing should be at the heart of education. Wellbeing should permeate all aspects of education and be the foundation of the culture that staff and pupils experience. By registering free to the Well School community you are committing to join the movement for change in education, connect with colleagues across the UK to share resources and support each other and celebrate the impact of your Well School.

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A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well and that they must take care of their staff and their pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their potential.Well Schools is a growing community of like-minded professionals and stakeholders who believe that wellbeing should be at the heart of education. Wellbeing should permeate all aspects of education and be the foundation of the culture that staff and pupils experience. By registering free to the Well School community you are committing to join the movement for change in education, connect with colleagues across the UK to share resources and support each other and celebrate the impact of your Well School.

    Well Schools S2, E2 - Jeremy Hannay, Three Bridges Primary School in West London

    Well Schools S2, E2 - Jeremy Hannay, Three Bridges Primary School in West London

    On this week’s episode, we learn why how a Well Led school can create a place where staff and Headteacher wellbeing is actively supported and championed ensuring the whole school is connected with the wider school community.
    Our special guest this week is Dr Jeremy Hannay, Headteacher at Three Bridges Primary in West London. Three Bridges know that primary education only takes eight years but lasts a lifetime. The school has a world-class curriculum and deep and meaningful development priorities. 
    Students will learn both inside and outside the classrooms. They will read, write, and solve problems after kayaking down the canal and study the Southall Uprising after making a fire in the Forest School. They will learn together. They will grow together. They will struggle and succeed together.
    You can find out more about Jeremy here: https://noordinaryclassroom.home.blog/ 
    You can join the Well Schools Movement, completely free, here: www.well-school.org 
    Follow Well Schools on twitter to find out about exciting new opportunities to connect, collaborate and compare, plus, resources and events coming in the future: @well_schools
    Thank You to our supporter, Bupa Foundation whose purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives, www.bupafoundation.org 
    Thank You to our founding supporter, Youth Sport Trust, who work through physical education & sport, bringing together communities of educators and equipping them with the training, practical tools, and resources to achieve more for every child. Find out more about their excellent work here: www.youthsporttrust.org. 
    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Well Schools S2, E1 - Rebecca Leek, South Essex Alliance Multi-Academy Trust

    Well Schools S2, E1 - Rebecca Leek, South Essex Alliance Multi-Academy Trust

    On this week’s episode, we learn why Well Schools exists, how it came to life and what it aims to achieve in the future, with co-founder and host of the show, Kay Batkin, Network Director at the Youth Sport Trust.
    Our special guest this week is Rebecca Leek, CEO of the South Essex Alliance Multi Academy Trust (SEAMAT)
    The South Essex Alliance is an education trust that is committed to running dynamic, ever-improving schools. We work to make sure that every child feels they belong in their school and that they are lit up with learning. For us, learning is an adventure. It is a privilege and a responsibility for all who work with us to ensure that the journey through school is exciting, challenging, caring and enriching, and that every child experiences joy, wonder, calm and success.

    Rebecca is a Senior strategic leader, with wide ranging experience as a system leader within education and social enterprise. Rebecca believes in ecological and holistic approaches to organisational change and development, within education, business and lifestyle. Cross-disciplinary perspectives, permaculture principles, systems thinking, inclusion, light and love are all evident in Rebecca’s leadership journey.

    You can find out more about Rebecca and SEAMAT here: www.seamat.org/about-us 
    You can join the Well Schools Movement, completely free, here: www.well-school.org 
    Follow Well Schools on twitter to find out about exciting new opportunities to connect, collaborate and compare, plus, resources and events coming in the future: @well_schools 
    Thank You to our supporter, Bupa Foundation who’s purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives, www.bupafoundation.org
    Thank You to our founding supporter, Youth Sport Trust, who work through physical education & sport, bringing together communities of educators and equipping them with the training, practical tools and resources to achieve more for every child. Find out more about their excellent work here: www.youthsporttrust.org 
    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Well Schools Series Episode 7 - Theale Green School in Berkshire

    Well Schools Series Episode 7 - Theale Green School in Berkshire

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. 


    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 26 min
    Well Schools Series Episode 6 - The Bourne Academy in Bournemouth

    Well Schools Series Episode 6 - The Bourne Academy in Bournemouth

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. 
    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 44 min
    Well Schools Series Episode 5 - Oasis Academy Blakenhale Infants and Junior School in Birmingham

    Well Schools Series Episode 5 - Oasis Academy Blakenhale Infants and Junior School in Birmingham

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. 


    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 31 min
    Well Schools Series Episode 4 - Kings Leadership Academy Hawthornes in Liverpool

    Well Schools Series Episode 4 - Kings Leadership Academy Hawthornes in Liverpool

    Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their full potential. 
    Support the show (https://www.youthsporttrust.org/yst-podcast)

    • 41 min

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