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Bereavement

Bereavement may be something that we have experienced in our personal lives, but as a teacher you may also be presented with a situation where you are required to cope with either the death of a pupil/teacher at your school, or a death in the family of a pupil. Any bereavement is difficult, but it…

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Time management

Good time management is essential for coping with the pressures of modern life without experiencing too much stress. If you never have enough time to finish your tasks, better time management will help you regain control of your day. Good time management doesn’t mean you do more work. It means you focus on the tasks…

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Managing stress

Teaching is naturally stressful profession but you can learn to manage it! Remember – you chose this profession. Teachers have to lead, guide, encourage, motivate, manage, discipline, enable and support their students every hour of every teaching day. This is no mean feat – and we are required to do it with goodwill, remarkable patience…

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Healthcare

To find doctors, dentists, opticians, chemists/pharmacies, NHS walk-in centres, hospitals and a range of other services in your area, visit the NHS Choices website: www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/ServiceSearch.aspx In case of an emergency, dial 999 for ambulance/police/fire brigade assistance. Registering with a GP and dentist Once you have your permanent address you will be able to register with…

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Easily distracted and ADHD students

Every classroom has one –  maybe it’s the homework that never gets turned in, the desk that resembles a waste paper basket, blurting out inappropriate remarks, constant tapping of the pencil even when you have asked them  a million times to stop! We have all taught the easily distracted. For some it is just forgetfulness,…

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Duty of care

Child protection Teachers have a responsibility for identifying and reporting any signs of abuse and/or neglect. Teachers must be alert and ready to recognise the signs of abuse including generally neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse. If you suspect one of the children in your care is being abused you must not take direct action.…

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Managing conflict and asserting yourself

Conflict is normal. All of us have at times had interactions with other people which have not gone as well as we would have liked. At one level we may simply feel misunderstood and be able to “shrug it off “without much difficulty. However, sometimes we can feel personally attacked and our first reaction may…

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Planning your great escape

  Before you travel check the Foreign Office travel advice pages for a summary of what’s happening in the  country you are visiting. Sign up for email alerts and you’ll get the latest updates for that country. The following site will give you advice on individual countries (https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice) follow @FCOtravel on Twitter to get the…

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Autism Spectrum Disordor (ASD)

Over half a million people in the UK have Autism. Together with their families they make up over two million people whose lives are touched by Autism every single day. It is estimated that at least 1 in 100 children under 18 in the UK has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). More boys are diagnosed…

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