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Understanding Emotional Muddles and Trauma Struggles in our Schools


Many children across the UK have suffered, and continue to suffer the effects of early childhood adversity, due to stressful and traumatic events in their early years and beyond. As a qualified teacher, head teacher, school improvement partnership adviser and…
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Building Connections for Shropshire-Based Schools and Education Practitioners


 Connecting Schools and Education Practitioners Are you a classroom-based practitioner looking for an interim, fixed term or substantive employment contract within Shropshire Schools, within the Independent and/or Maintained sector? As a locally-based Trust, we are increasingly being contacted by schools…
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Should Children do PE in their Underwear?


Talking Pants The Talk PANTS campaign helps parents of 4-11-year-olds keep their children safe from abuse. Like the Green Cross Code, it takes a potentially tricky subject and gives parents and schools the language and tools to talk about safety…
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Fostering Christmas Warmth


Many residential childcare providers, fostering families and kinship carers look-after some of our most vulnerable, complex and often traumatised children, not just at Christmas time, but throughout the whole year. Their commitment, care, support and dedication will no doubt provide…
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Fostering at Christmas: by Harry Aged 7


Fostering Advice for Christmas (and all year round) We decided to share our Christmas writing thoughts with some truly amazing children, who have often suffered extreme adversity with much loss, rejection, trauma, sadness and separation. Our humble words seemed insignificant…
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Out of School: Adopted and Cared-for Children in the UK


Adopted Children, and Children Looked After, are being further harmed in schools that are increasingly unable, ill-equipped and under-funded to even begin to understand the underlying, deep-rooted feelings of shame and rejection that children are suffering in our classrooms on…
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Educational Supervision


Schools are more exposed than ever to emerging and complex social welfare concerns, with little opportunity for high quality and time-protected support. The introduction of an Independent educational supervisor will offer professional support through an enhanced separation of role and…
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Are you truly prioritising the needs of children who run away?


Running Ahead ™ The NOCN Level 3 Award in 'Undertaking Independent Missing Return Interviews for Children’ has been carefully researched, written and developed by Shropshire Academy and Learning Trust in conjunction with NOCN, a leading provider of high quality qualifications,…
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Mind the Teachers …


Yesterday, I had the pleasure of addressing a cohort of Post Graduate Primary Teachers at the University of Wolverhampton. It was a little nostalgic, and also a personal reminder of the distance that I have professionally travelled in my quest…
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Our Expectations …


We are a not-for-profit, inclusive learning Trust promoting all aspects of social, emotional, mental health and academic development to support the whole child. SALT has a clear moral purpose ‘Putting Children First‘. For us that moral purpose is simply to…
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