Entries by Boom

#BreakTheStigma – Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week is the UK’s national week to raise awareness nationwide for mental health. Organised by the Mental Health Foundation (the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health), Mental Health Awareness Week aims to inspire action to promote the message of good mental health for all. Now celebrating its 19th year, Mental Health Awareness […]

Secondary School open evenings – deadline is fast approaching

It’s time to start deciding which secondary school will suit your child best and schedule a few open evenings. You’ve probably got an idea of which schools you plan to look around, but there are a few key pointers to look for beyond the impressive science experiments! It’s that time of year when secondary schools […]

Stress Awareness Month 2018: 3 Stress-Busting Tips

It’s Stress Awareness Month so what better time to share 3 of our favourite stress-busting tips with you? We’ve tried to include tips that may not immediately come to mind when trying to reduce stress in the classroom – these will work for teachers and students alike… 1) …Don’t be afraid to say no This […]

Remembering Stephen Hawking: 10 Famous Quotes

In tribute to the utterly exceptional Stephen Hawking, we’ve pulled together just a few of our favourite quotes: “Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.”  “However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.”  “Although I cannot move […]

Christmas Films We’re Watching: Family Friendly

With schools breaking up over the next few days, we thought you might be looking for a good old-fashioned Christmas film to keep the kids entertained (for a couple of hours at least). This list of Christmas films we’re watching is aimed predominantly at the primary age group but of course can be enjoyed by […]

A Few End of Term Ideas to Help Keep Pupils Focused

As the end of term fast approaches, we’ve put together a few classroom ideas to (hopefully) help with student concentration levels in those last few days… Musical chairs: At the beginning of the lesson, try asking pupils to move to another area of the room and switch seats. A change of perspective combined with a […]