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The Boonnak Family

Boonnak Family Grants Recipients

Teacher Julia and lunchtime supervisor Teerasak, needed financial help to adapt their home for their severely disabled 6-year-old son, Finnan. We were glad to help.

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Cheshire West & Chester Local Authority

Headteachers mentoring programme

Hilary Berry, Chair of the Association of Primary Headteachers at Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority, outlines the hugely positive impact the Headspace Programme has on their headteachers year after year.

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City of London Academy

City of London Academy

Hannah Mathews leads on wellbeing at City of London Academy in Southwark. Here she outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and morale making the school a more positive place to work.

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The training fund helped me get back into teaching

Jody and Daughter

After a break from her teaching career to look after her children, Jody wanted to return to the classroom. Our Training and Development fund helped to give her the confidence boost she needed.   

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Learning in Harmony Academy Trust

Gary Wilkie,Chief Executive and Executive Head of Learning in Harmony Multi-Academy Trust, outlines the positive impact the Positive Workplace Survey has had in this group of schools.

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Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Education Support stress balls

Victoria was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support. A call which gave her the strength to stay.

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Haydon School

Haydon School

Robert Jones, headteacher of Haydon School, outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and workload, making the school a more positive and productive place to work.

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Meet Laura

Laura Braun was miserable and suffering from panic attacks. A call to our helpline clarified what she wanted out of her life and career.
 

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Meet Lisa

Lisa Brabrook during treatment for leukaemia

Lisa Brabrook and her family were struggling financially folllowing a diagnosis of leukaemia. This is when our Grants Caseworker, Carl, stepped in to help. 

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Meet Ollie

Ollie in the bath

Carl Hanser, Grants Officer, talks about how the grant he awarded helped 3 year old cancer patient Ollie get some pain relief. 

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