Entries by Boom

Exam stress – Supporting GCSE and BTEC students

Exam stress – Supporting GCSE and BTEC students Did you know that 80% of young people believe that the pressure they feel from exams has massively impacted their mental health? In fact, figures show that a massive three quarters of long-term mental health issues start in childhood; a huge indicative that students (as a whole) […]

#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 […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2019 – Doing your bit

Deaf Awareness Week (DAW) is a unique campaign in which organisations up and down the country strives to participate in, and in doing so can promote their own work within the broad spectrum of deafness – a fine example of organisations collaborating and working in harmony to support a joint campaign. The History Founded in […]

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 […]