Interview with: Ian Young, principal of Rainford High

Educate Magazine speaks to principal Ian Young to find out more about his teaching and leadership journey, and his upcoming anniversary of a decade at the helm of Rainford High. This September will mark Ian Young’s tenth year as Rainford High’s principal. “It’s interesting when you set out on a journey,”

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Each month, Evaluate-Ed send out a school improvement newsletter consolidating key topics and trends in school improvement. This month’s newsletter insight was all about a broad and balanced curriculum. There are many elements surrounding the word curriculum, including our perception of what a ‘deep dive’ into a broad and balanced curriculum

A unique and transformative mental health platform for young people

Founded in 2020 by Linsey Lunny, Hidden Strength is a unique mental health platform for 13-24 year olds. As the NHS struggles with funding, and are dealing with an overwhelming number of young people with mental health issues, Hidden Strength aims to become its ‘go-to’ portal for advice, guidance and support.

Interview – Jessica Pearce, British Gymnastics

As schools partnership officer at British Gymnastics, Jesicca Pearce, recognises that educational settings have a huge responsibility in supporting the wellbeing and physical development of their pupils. British Gymnastics is proud to offer a Partner School Programme featuring a brand-new addition of an inclusive recreational gymnastics programme – Rise Gymnastics

Interview with: Jacqueline Bebbington and Natalie Walsh, SENDSCOPE

In the midst of the global pandemic SENDSCOPE was launched. At the time, Jacqueline and Natalie were SENDCo and assistant SENDCo at a mainstream secondary school in Liverpool and whilst they were very happy and loved their roles and the school, the pandemic made them revaluate life and embark on