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trainee teacher supporting Looked After Children

How can we equip trainee teachers to support Looked After Children?

As a teacher I was always frustrated with how to support Looked After Children (LAC) better than I was. I felt as though I lacked information and that I needed to have a greater understanding of how to support them, but at the time I did not know…
Charlotte Harrison Director of Sixth Form St Margarets

The Evolving World of Sixth Forms: The Challenge of Change

In today’s evolving educational landscape, the challenge for school sixth forms to justify their existence and remain relevant and appealing to students looking for a ‘college style’ experience is greater than ever.  As ‘consumers’ of further…
World Mental Health Day green ribbon

Helping students to understand mental health

Mental Health can affect anyone at any time or any age, and our younger members of society are particularly vulnerable. Teachers need to be aware of the issues around the subject and look out for warning signs that could help support children. The…
Rocking Ur Teens - a previous event

Rocking Ur Teens - events for your teenage students

Founded in 2015, Rocking Ur Teens is a social enterprise that equips young people with the skills that leaders of the future need. It does this through its annual events. To date, Rocking Ur Teens has welcomed over 1,500 students and teachers at its…
Brampton student Scarlet collects her GCSE results

College celebrates another year of outstanding GCSE results

Students at Brampton College, Hendon – London’s top performing sixth form college since 2001 and third highest-achieving sixth form nationally– are celebrating another year of outstanding GCSE results, with 59.4% 9-7 / A*-A grades (compared to 20.3…
The knock-on effect of Brexit on career opportunities - Careermap's Sharon Walpole

The knock-on effect of Brexit on career opportunities

With the once distant idea of Brexit fast becoming a reality, concerns over the future of the current labour market have grown. For young people, the impact on the job market presents a lot to be worried about, particularly with the threat of large…
Sharon Walpole, Director at Careermap, on what do do after receiving GCSE results

Advice for students after receiving their GCSE results

Deciding what you want to do after your GCSE results can be a tough choice, and you might not even know what career path you want to head down just yet, so making decisions on A Levels and further education can be hugely overwhelming. The key is to…