Heart of England Sixth Form had a special visit this week from pet tortoise Tariq. Tariq was brought into school for the day by Mr Mahmood and was looked after by a small group of his tutees and law students. First seen inside during a lesson, Tariq certainly seemed to make himself at home, moving...Read More
Students have been at assemblies this week on the theme of Mental Health. Given by Mr Taylor he begins by pointing out that everyone has mental health. Like physical health, mental health affects how we feel and see the world. Mr Taylor began with a definition: “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being.” ...Read More
Tucked away in Leveson is our lovely Well-Being room. It’s a bit like the Tardis – its looks small but seems much larger inside. It has an array of colourful, crystal singing bowls. One of which was donated to the school by a Teachers’ Union last summer. The Well-Being room is equipped with a few...Read More
Year 9 students have started the week with some special workshops to help them ‘find their own hero’ in developing a sense of self, in confidence-building and to recognise and deal with bullying. The sessions started with students gathering in the hall in three separate sessions to take part in a workshop led by coach...Read More
When new members of staff join us, they bring with them their skills, working practices and professionalism to the benefit of our students and other staff. This term, we introduce our new SENDCo Mr Chauhan-Treadwell who brings a little extra something… Since the beginning of term our new Assistant Principal for Inclusion and SENDCo (Special...Read More
During the extended closure of the school our Well-Being practitioner Miss Troughton will be posting regular updates and thoughts in a special blog feature.