Tim our PGCE trainee, demonstrates some fantastic co-ordination skills by getting his year 7 class to play a class ensemble of the famous Ode To Joy. Students worked brilliantly, increasing their confidence, memory, attention and concentration skills.


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Together, we are stronger 💛


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Every act of kindness makes a difference. Let's help create a happier world this December with our Kindness Calendar. Please use & share 💕🌎🎄


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Here's a starting point for leaders in beginning to uncover what matters, and starting ongoing conversations about it (from Counsell, C. 'seeing a curriculum more clearly: better conversations with middle leaders' in (ed.) the Guide to the Curriculum)


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This December transform your world through loving kindness. 📅 Find the high resolution version and multiple formats of this calendar here:


Mini-whiteboards are an invaluable tool for teachers, as they both engage students and allow the teacher to check students' understanding. Nazrana uses mini-whiteboards with her year 7 class, she can see all written or drawn responses simultaneously as every student participates.


Our Year 11s and Year 13s are coping with the challenges of mocks brilliantly. As they enter the second week of mocks we just want to share 's guide on looking after their mental health during exams and revision


Taken from Teaching Walkthrus book, our teachers have been trialling out two specific techniques-Say it again better and Peer supported retrieval. Feedback from staff and students have been fantastic as these techniques aid students to produce high quality verbal responses.


We are looking forward to our annual BOSS day tomorrow. We have made an update to the dress code policy: Students wishing to wear Islamic dress should wear a simple and a which are not over embellished.


As our Year 11 and 13 students begin their mock exams we want to share 's guide on how to look after your mental health during revision and exams:


One kind word can change someone's entire day . It is something we can all do everyday. When was the last time you went out of your way to be ?


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There is a strong link between mental health and bullying. Young people who have experienced bullying are more likely to experience mental health issues and those who have mental health issues are more likely to be bullied.


An interesting podcast recently shared with out PGCE students - Dr. James Lang has six recommendations in this podcast about how we can better understand student attention and how we can get their attention while we teach.


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New SEND steering group, including the , chief and director of education Chris Russell will ensure the delayed review will be delivered 'at pace' , says


Have you stopped to consider what you might need to quit?


Students learning about tilting and toppling in physics, this method of dual coding works really well as students understand the concepts through the combination of visual and verbal processing. It also improves students' retention of information.


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Reminder: Your intrusive thoughts don't get to define you. They have no grounding in who you really are. Don't let them throw you off your track.


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Books are a fantastic way to help children with anxiety and to spark conversations about mental health in general. We asked Georgina Atwell, founder of the UK’s leading children’s book review site, Toppsta, for her top recommendations of books to help📚


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Are you a young person aged up to 25 looking for support for your mental health? On My Mind is a website co-produced with young people, which includes advice on referrals, working with services, self-care & a directory of free services across the UK👉

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Holiday Clubs

Join Energy Kidz holiday clubs this December for a Winter Holiday full of play and activity!

‘Tis the season for another holiday jam-packed full of festive fun at Energy Kidz action packed holiday clubs coming to your local venue this December! Running during the lead up to an exciting festive family time for all, children will have opportunities to keep warm this winter with an explosion of endless fun and action as they promise to deliver such an amazing experience, your child will be desperate to come back!

Whether you would like to ensure your kids stay entertained this Winter holiday, looking for a fun and social holiday provision where they can express and share their excitement for the festivities with friends or you’re looking to shop and drop for those last minute gifts while Energy Kidz take care of a full day of activity for your child – yule need to act fast to book your spots at your local Winter holiday clubs!

Why choose Energy Kidz this Winter?

Energy Kidz holiday clubs offer families flexible and affordable childcare solutions through action packed multi-activity programmes within a safe, supportive and fun environment. Energy Kidz understand that children have different interests ensuring that each day is filled with a wide range of inclusive activities suitable for all abilities and interests.

All Energy Kidz staff members are trained, DBS-checked and full of enthusiasm to deliver fun and inclusive activities, to keep children entertained and moving all day. Don’t let your child miss out on all the action this Winter which includes their child led activity programme that provides opportunities for children to access a range of new fun and enriching experiences. All Energy Kidz activities are underpinned by the playwork principles and their Whole of Child philosophy that ensures kids are continuously engaged during their time at their club. This philosophy provides a basis for all of their programming and split into six categories as shown below:

Whole of Child Outcome


Example Activities

Express Yourself

Creative Kidz

Arts & Crafts



Skills for Sports

Sporty Kidz

Kwik Cricket




Wellness Kidz




Let’s get moving

Energetic Kidz

Parachute Play


Capture the Flag

Learn through play

Discovery Kidz


Problem Solving

Guided Play

Learning to thrive

Practical Kidz

Wacky Science

Survival Skills


Click here to see Energy Kidz sample activity schedule!

Winter Wonderland Activities

As a special bonus this winter we are inviting children to enjoy a winter wonderland to remember. The holiday will include all of our normal camp activities highlighted above with a special festive twist… Children will enjoy a number of brrrrr-illiant opportunities to bring the magic of the festive season to life with activities that include: getting active with a range of winter themed sports, expressing creativity with our ‘Decorate the Tree Creations’, enjoy a celebration of good cheer with our ‘Winter Party’ and much much more!

Save 10% using code: EBWINTER21. Book now at

Kickstart the festive period and have peace of mind that your child will be happy, have fun and make memories to last a lifetime at our Winter holiday clubs by securing their spot at your local holiday club!

Booking Information

Book via their website at or call their friendly bookings team on 0333 577 1533. For any further information including, help booking, safe practice information and Parent FAQ’s please visit

  • Early Bird Discount Available - Use code: EBWINTER21 – Limited time only offer!
  • Weekly Booking Discount Available
  • Childcare Vouchers Accepted
  • Flexible Payment Options – including handy instalment plans
    • Book now, pay later… Energy Kidz are always aiming to offer families flexibility with bookings. Don’t let your child miss a moment of their half-term by using the handy instalment plan provided by Energy Kidz, that allows families to spread the cost over smaller, more manageable monthly instalments.

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