The Satchel Blog

Back to School Student Wellbeing
17 Jun 2020

How to Battle Back to School Anxiety After Closures

Currently in England, students in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 have been invited back to the classroom, and in secondary schools pupils who are ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing Distance Learning
06 May 2020

How Can Schools Support Wellbeing from a Distance?

In schools, the wellbeing of staff and students is, and always should be, a top priority. We’ve spoken at length about how the wellness of ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing
29 Apr 2020

13 Resources to Help Combat Coronavirus Anxiety

We’ve all been living under the government’s lockdown measures for over a month now, and for many of us this is taking a toll on our mental ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing
03 Mar 2020

Will Coronavirus Affect My School?

The advice in this article is true as of 09/03/20 - The situation is changing rapidly so for up to date information surrounding the Covid-19 ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

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

Exams Blog Exam Results Student Wellbeing
28 Jun 2019

What Should Students Do After Exams?

The end of final exams is a liberating time for students. It’s when school finishes and summer begins; a well-deserved break from the stresses ...

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

Exams Blog Student Wellbeing
13 Jun 2019

Top Tips for Students on Coping with Exam Anxiety

It’s no secret that the exam period is a stressful time for students, with pressure to excel and the sheer volume of revision to complete, it ...

Author: Ben Greenwood

CPD Blog Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing
22 May 2019

Why Teachers Need Mental Health and Wellbeing Training

Over the years, the role of the teacher has transformed both mentally and practically. Today, teachers are expected to do so much more than just ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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

Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing School Improvement
25 Apr 2019

Supporting Student Wellbeing in Schools

Wellbeing, by definition, is the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy - in education student wellbeing is fundamental to successful ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Blog Student Wellbeing PSHE
08 Mar 2019

The Evolution of Sex and Relationship Education

The teaching of sex education has been constantly changing over the years, reactive to societal changes so that it reflects the current mood and ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Bullying Blog Student Wellbeing Cyberbullying PSHE
01 Mar 2019

How to Stop Bullying: Advice for Schools and Parents

The rise in the use of social media amongst children has meant that ...

Author: Emilio Cuasapaz

Ofsted framework Bullying Ofsted Student Wellbeing
17 Jan 2019

How the Ofsted Framework Reflects the Role of Teachers

Teachers join the profession with the understanding that they’re going to do much more than simply teach. It’s now expected that teachers double ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Leadership CPD Blog Teacher Wellbeing Student Wellbeing School Improvement
03 Jan 2019

School Improvement: Where to Focus Efforts

Improvement is at the top of every school leader’s agenda, which is why creating a detailed and well thought out SIP is ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

Blog Student Wellbeing Digital Literacy
20 Nov 2018

Can a Digital Detox Improve Student Mental Health?

If there are two things that are undisputed in the present day it’s that 

Author: Bethany Spencer

Blog Teacher Wellbeing Classroom Management Student Wellbeing
01 Oct 2018

How Effective Classroom Management Impacts Teacher Wellbeing

The subject of teacher wellbeing has been on the rise in recent years in conjunction with the publicised teaching crisis and ‘healthy body, ...

Author: Bethany Spencer