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Wellbeing Matters

Thoughts, comments, ideas and pause for thought from members of our school and extended community.

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  • Navigating Gaming with our Children

    Published 01/12/23, by Angela Slater

    The day my brand new Commodore 64 computer arrived was a big moment for me; almost as big as the day I received my vinyl of Paul Simon’s Graceland!

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  • The Myth of Sisyphus

    Published 24/11/23, by Angela Slater

    I happened upon Albert Camus in my second year of university, when a friend of mine who was reading Philosophy at the time, tossed a copy of the essay The Myth of Sisyphus my way.

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  • Wellbeing matters

    Published 17/11/23, by Angela Slater

    Make a Noise About Bullying – Anti-bullying Week

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  • SCARF Workshops at Pilgrims'

    Published 10/11/23, by Angela Slater

    As part of the Wellbeing area of our PSHEe programme, SCARF workshops are engaging and comprehensive. 

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  • To err is human; to AI (to be divined)…

    Published 03/11/23, by Angela Slater

    Bletchley Park was a fitting venue for the AI Summit hosted by the Prime Minister this week. It drew together a wide range of people from a number of sectors, including the likes of Elon Musk, U.S. Vice-President, Kamala Harris, and European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen.

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  • Suspended Activity – The Nature of Learned Helplessness

    Published 12/10/23, by Angela Slater

    I wasn’t any good at Maths by the time I reached high school. Something had happened in the transition from primary to secondary school that had rocked my ability to deal with numbers. When faced with an algebraic equation I would simply freeze up and my mind would go blank.

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  • Gratitude at Harvest Time

    Published 06/10/23, by Angela Slater

    Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • Vulnerability is not a swear word

    Published 29/09/23, by Angela Slater

    The word ‘vulnerability’ conjures many connotations, and depending on our experience of being vulnerable to our emotions, we may have very varied opinions regarding sharing our lives with others.  

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  • The Power of Purpose

    Published 22/09/23, by Angela Slater

    Sometimes one wishes there was a magic wand one could wave to ensure that our children grow up having a vision and sense of purpose for their lives.

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  • Our Stories Matter

    Published 15/09/23, by Angela Slater

    The theme of story and story-telling emerged quite strongly during our recent staff INSET days.

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  • Welcome back

    Published 08/09/23, by Angela Slater

    There is something wonderful about the start of a new academic year. The summer reboot has worked it's magic, and the way ahead is filled with possibilities.

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  • A short to-do list...

    Published 07/07/23, by Angela Slater

    The end of the term has finally arrived, and for many of us it is a wonderful opportunity to rest and spend some time doing things that we don’t get to do during the term.

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