The Well Schools Podcast

The Well Schools Podcast

A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well and that they must take care of their staff and their pupils wellbeing to create a culture that allows everyone to reach their potential.Well Schools is a growing community of like-minded professionals and stakeholders who believe that wellbeing should be at the heart of education. Wellbeing should permeate all aspects of education and be the foundation of the culture that staff and pupils experience. By registering free to the Well School community you are committing to join the movement for change in education, connect with colleagues across the UK to share resources and support each other and celebrate the impact of your Well School.

Episodes

December 6, 2021 76 min

On this week’s episode, we learn why a Well Culture within school is critical to ensuring staff and pupils experience an education journey that equips and prepares them for learning and life.

If you would like to read the report mentioned in the show, you can find it here.

Our special guest this week is Farhan Adam, Principal of Crown Hills Community College in Leicester. You can follow Farhan @123FAdam over on Twitter.

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On this week’s episode, we learn why how a Well Led school can create a place where staff and Headteacher wellbeing is actively supported and championed ensuring the whole school is connected with the wider school community.

Our special guest this week is Dr Jeremy Hannay, Headteacher at Three Bridges Primary in West London. Three Bridges know that primary education only takes eight years but lasts a lifetime. The school has a world...

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On this week’s episode, we learn why Well Schools exists, how it came to life and what it aims to achieve in the future, with co-founder and host of the show, Kay Batkin, Network Director at the Youth Sport Trust.

Our special guest this week is Rebecca Leek, CEO of the South Essex Alliance Multi Academy Trust (SEAMAT)

The South Essex Alliance is an education trust that is committed to running dynamic, ever-improving schools. We work ...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Welcome to the Well Schools podcast, a series of discussions with school leaders who are improving educational outcomes, by placing Wellbeing at the heart of their school. A Well School places just as much emphasis on wellbeing as it does on academic performance. It understands that children and young people are more effective learners when they are happy and well, and that they must take care of their staff and pupils wellbeing to...

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Within this final podcast in the Girls Active Coaches Special Series we meet Senior Sports Development Apprentice and footballer for Bridgwater United FC Leah Burridge, where she discusses with Jenny Wallwork her coaching journeys and how she has used the CARE principles on her path.

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Welcome back to the Girls Active Coaches podcast series. In this episode Jenny Wallwork speaks with GB Athletics athlete, Coach and the founder of the Move Charity, Gemma Hillier-Moses. 

WARNING: This episode contains real-life cancer stories and includes content which some listeners may find upsetting.

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Join us for this Girls Active Coaches series episode focused on Aspiration with our host Jenny Wallwork and 2019 WCMX Women’s World Champion Lily Rice.?

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In this episode, we meet special guest Young ambassador and the winner of the Youth Sport Trust Believing in Every Child’s Future – Young Activist of the Year at the Sport Gives Back Awards, Saadia Abubaker. Our host Jenny Wallwork speaks to Saadia about her journey and the theme of empathy. 

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Welcome to the first episode of the Girls Active Coaches special podcast series where our host former International Badminton player Jenny Wallwork and The Coaching Lab founder Jack Rolfe, discuss his story and the episode theme of creativity. 

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The Youth Sport Trust podcast returns for a second season. In our first episode, recorded in December 2020, host Glen Harrington is joined by Ross Levy and Mark Carey from YST's in-house Research and Insight team. The group discuss an ongoing piece of YST research into the poor health and educational outcomes for children and young people. The podcast includes an interview with a YST Welsh Young Ambassador, who speaks about her...

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In this episode YST's CEO Ali Oliver interviews MP Nigel Huddleston, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage), to get the government's view on the future of PE and sport at this critical time.

Topics also include the School Sport and Activity Action Plan, the PE and Sport Premium and YST's upcoming National School Sport Week at Home campaign which starts on Saturday 20 June.

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In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. 

In this edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are joined by Tim Hollingsworth (Sport England), Baroness Sue Campbell (FA), Steve Grainger (RFU) and Huw Edwards (ukactive).

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In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. 

In this two-part edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are first joined by headteacher Kathryn Harper-Quinn, practicing GP Dr William Bird, as well as ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton. 

In part-two (starting at 42:30), Keith and Ali welcome Matt Bowler, a school PE Director, alo...

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In this special episode, guest hosted by former ITV and Channel Four news presenter Keith Daniell, we host a roundtable discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. Ali Oliver, Lisa Fathers and Liz Durden-Myers discuss the possible scenarios for children's physical development, literacy and overall wellbeing.

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