The Satchel Blog

Mental Health Physical Health
15 May 2020

How to Exercise at Home During Lockdown

For those of us who have been working from home since lockdown, we may have noticed that our physical wellbeing has taken a hit. It’s easy to ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Mental Health Distance Learning
27 Mar 2020

How to Stay Healthy and Work from Home Effectively

As we find ourselves in the uncharted territory of school closures, business closures and whole companies working from home, we’re faced with ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Mental Health Student Wellbeing School Culture School Improvement
15 Jul 2019

How Having a Wellbeing Policy Makes Students Better Learners

As the number of mental health issues in schools continue to rise, so too does the importance of a well-considered wellbeing policy. In order to ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Mental Health exam ready Student Wellbeing
17 Jun 2019

The Benefits of Exercise on Students' Mental Health During Exams

Exam season can be a turbulent time for our students’ mental health. But there's a plethora of coping mechanisms out there that can reduce ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Blog Mental Health Student Wellbeing PSHE
08 May 2019

Teaching Students About Wellbeing in School

The changes we’ve seen within education recently regarding the DfE’s and schools’ stance on PSHE and student wellbeing are huge steps in the ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Mental Health Teacher Wellbeing School Culture School Improvement
30 Nov 2018

The Importance of Teacher Wellbeing

Looking after your teachers’ wellbeing is one of the most important things you can do as a school leader.

Author: Bethany Spencer

Blog Mental Health
19 Jul 2017

When Does Technology Become a Hindrance in Schools?

We live in a world that’s filled with technology and the millennial youth of today are more technologically inclined than we'll ever likely ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Blog Mental Health mental health in the workplace
10 May 2017

Supporting Staff with Mental Health Issues

Me and my staff aren’t ones to shy away from talking about mental health - we’re all very much on the same page in that it needs to be spoken ...

Author: Naimish Gohil

Exams Blog Mental Health SATs
31 Mar 2017

Why Mental Well-being During Exams & Year 6 SATs is Important

Mental health worries amongst students is a topic we’re familiar with. As the stigma surrounding mental health ...

Author: Bethany Spencer