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Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
In this blog Maddie offers many valuable resources on what bullying is, how to prevent it and how to treat the involved children.Unfortunately, bullying remains a key problem in schools in the UK and around the world. In fact, “there were over 24,000 Childline counselling sessions with children about bullying in 2016/17” and sadly, “more than 16,000 young people are absent fro
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16/11/17
The Many Faces of Bullying
The Many Faces of Bullying
Ray wrote this blog based on his own experience with bullying at schools, where he tries to shine the light on the different forms of bullying.Some schools choose to focus on Anti-bullying at a given time in the year but that is hardly enough. Students (and staff ) are reminded what constitutes bullying but there are situations outside of the Anti-Bullying posters pasted around the school. The
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14/11/17
Teach Children about Remembrance Day
Teach Children about Remembrance Day
Why do people wear poppies? How to explain to children the facts about Remembrance Day? Read Emma's blog to find the answers.At this time of year, we are filled with the joys of different festivals and celebrations. There’s Diwali, Halloween, and Bonfire Night all in a matter of weeks, but one of the most significant events is Remembrance Day. This is probably one of the most difficult ar
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08/11/17
6 Travel Apps You Must Have
6 Travel Apps You Must Have
"This week marks the first half-term break of the 2017/18 school year in London, so I thought it only fitting to focus my blog post on travel. Many Protocol teachers have moved to London from other parts of the world and use our amazing city as a base to travel the U.K. and Europe. Personally, I moved over from Australia in June and have spent most of the last five months solo travelling throug
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25/10/17
Make Your Half-Term Break an Actual Break
Make Your Half-Term Break an Actual Break
Half-term! Hooray! A break! I’ll be able to do so much. I can read that book I’ve be waiting to read, decorate the bathroom, take the kids out, sort out the garden before it gets too cold, visit the parents, do a big shop to stock up, go out for a meal, go to the theater or the cinema or the museum or the gallery or maybe all of them!And then… presumably go back to school for
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23/10/17
School Trip to Oxford University
School Trip to Oxford University
Protocol helped with sponsoring an exciting trip to Oxford for children from Edinburgh Primary School and Rajia, our London Sales Team Manager, decided to join them on this adventure.I have been working with Edinburgh Primary School in Waltham Forest for the past 4 years and as part of our ongoing partnership I have also volunteered as a Teaching Assistant in their classrooms. On the 9
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19/10/17
ADHD - 10 Tips for Classroom Management
ADHD - 10 Tips for Classroom Management
We are half way through the ADHD Awareness month and this useful entry belongs to Emma, our long-term supply teacher.  When I first started teaching over twenty years ago, ADHD was rarely diagnosed and when it was, it was then treated with suspicion and medication by people that barely knew what it meant. I’d like to say that things have progressed in the intervening years, and to a
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16/10/17
5 Tips for Better Mental Wellbeing
5 Tips for Better Mental Wellbeing
Julieanne is a transformational couch, writer, instructor and therapist. She offered to share her story and 5 tips for better mental wellbeing. I have been there. I allowed work to impact my mental health. I saw the signs, the nudges, but did not act upon them at all. The thing was, I grew up with the belief that I had to do everything by myself or I would just “not be good enough&rd
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10/10/17
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