Looking After Our Mental Health

As a follow up to our blog last week about Children’s Mental Health Week, our blog compiler and science teacher extraordinaire Soraiya Humby spoke to our pastoral tutor Mrs Bullock to find out about some suggestions for looking after ourselves. "Looking after our mental health is as important as looking after our physical health, and the two are very much interlinked.  Here is a list of good habits you could try to adopt to keep yourself...

Find Your Brave!

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week.   Place2Be launched Children’s Mental health week in 2015 to highlight the importance of mental health in children and young people.  1 in 8 children and young people have a diagnosable #mentalhealth condition and in 2018/19 Place2Be worked with 639 schools, reaching over 364,000 children and young people.   This year’s theme is called Find your Brave.  Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes and is different for...

Photography Club!

Last year we were approached by some of our students for an extra club!  It turns out that at Net School we have several talented photographers who were keen to learn more, have some projects to work on and exhibit some of their art.  One of our science teachers Dave Horton also has an interest in photography and gladly took up the role of club co-ordinator. Photography club started at the beginning on January with...

Taking English further at Net School

Net School has recently launched a select number of A Level courses. For English Language we currently have a lovely small class - one of our students has written about their experiences of the course so far: I’ve been at Net School for about four years now, but A Level English Language is one of my favourite classes thus far! It’s been good fun revisiting old techniques I learned for IGCSE and improving on them,...

A level English at Net School

Net School has recently launched a select number of A Level courses. For English Language we currently have a lovely small class - one of our students has written about their experiences of the course so far: I’ve been at Net School for about four years now, but A Level English Language is one of my favourite classes thus far! It’s been good fun revisiting old techniques I learned for IGCSE and improving on them,...

Oh no he didn't... Oh yes he did!

Our Net School students are busy both in and out of school. Isaac, one of our Year 6 students, was excited to share some of his recent art successes with the rest of the class and we were all so impressed we wanted to share them further. In November Isaac took part in an art exhibition held by an organisation based in Suffolk called Fine Not Fine (www.finenotfine.org.uk) , which works to help young people...

New Year, New Challenges...

Our History teacher Kelly Roscoe has set herself a challenge for 2020.  If you can, please support her by sponsoring using the link provided to her Just Giving page.   In April 2019 I absent-mindedly added my name to a ballot. Thinking nothing more of it I enjoyed my summer and continued with my teaching. One day a large envelope dropped on my doormat containing a magazine, a magazine that had two simple words on...

Celebrating...What Really Matters

During the last PSHE lesson of the term, our students were looking at the human side of Christmas, beyond the commercialism.  It became a fascinating lesson and all participants finished feeling very uplifted. During the lesson, students reminded each other that no matter where we are in the world, while we are celebrating with family and friends, how important it is to be grateful for what we have and remembering others who are not as...