The mental health of our schools.

I have been long fascinated by and committed to supporting children, young people and adults to be mentally healthy. I like to use the world health organisation  definition of mental health, which, in my opinion, de-pathologises the conversation about what we are trying to do when we work to engender good mental health in our … Continue reading The mental health of our schools.

Her voice

  Although she is almost fully formed, taller than me, supremely more intelligent and sophisticated at just the tail-end of fifteen, I sometimes hear her as if she were still a toddling babe. A voice that spent its formative years immersed in Cumbrian sounds, so that it seemed, for a while, as if a “bath” … Continue reading Her voice