Posts tagged with ‘Personal Development’

  • Fixed vs Growth Mindset: How to build resilience

    10/06/2019 By Biglife Admin

    “They say health is our greatest wealth. It’s important then that we make sure our young adults have every opportunity to take charge of their wellbeing.”   Resilience is very much a buzz word these days but it is a soft skill that is required by most employers and a…

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  • Case Study: St James Senior Boys School – the importance of preparing students for the future

    07/04/2019 By Biglife Admin

    St James Senior Boys’ School in Ashford, Middlesex is currently changing its Sixth Form timetable to enable the introduction of a more formally structured delivery of its Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) curriculum. Head of Sixth Form, David Beezadhur explains how the school used to approach PSHE, why he…

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  • Case Study: Greatfields School – effectively refining the civics curriculum

    25/02/2019 By Biglife Admin

    Greatfields free school in Barking explains how it is refining its civics curriculum to deliver a broad, balanced and engaging range of topics, including essential life skills.   Greatfields School, which lies within the heart of the Gascoigne community in Barking, East London, is a new free school currently with…

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  • Case Study: Epsom College – the importance of blending life with academic skills

    31/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    How broad should schools’ curriculum be? Most schools’ goal of raising education standards is limited to students’ academic grades. However, when we consider the personality and ‘life skills’ that employers look for, shouldn’t schools also be developing the whole character of their students?   Helen Keevil, assistant headteacher, in charge…

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