An inspiring and comprehensive look at all aspects of wellbeing in schools. Thought provoking with many opportunities to step back and reflect, it is a resource that I wish I had had available as I embarked on my own leadership journey.
The big book of whole school wellbeing does exactly what it says on the
tin. Written by experts from across the wellbeing spectrum, it leaves no
stone unturned in providing what is an incredibly valuable tool for school
This is exactly the book all educationalists need to read. Bringing together an amazing group of wellbeing experts, The Big Book of Whole School Wellbeing provides invaluable guidance at the time we need it most. As education looks to the future, here is a tool we can all use to lead well, educate well, learn well, engage well and include well.
This book carefully brings together a wealth of practical information that can help you implement strategies and systems to create a whole school wellbeing culture. The case studies and structure of the book allow you to use the book as a resource to support you on your journey.
It has never been more important to focus on wellbeing as a fundamental part of a good education. This book combines the knowledge and experience of respected wellbeing experts in education and guides teachers and school leaders through how to embed wellbeing in a whole school culture and ethos. Highly recommended!
What a fabulous book! Wellbeing can often be misinterpreted, especially when considered within an educational setting, and this book rights that wrong. The balance of voices, the wealth of experience, the practical suggestions and the space for reflections make it an invaluable read for any school or educationalist considering wellbeing.
This really is a big book. The structure of leading, educating, learning, engaging and including well is a simple yet reflective take on wellbeing. You can make a difference for your stakeholders’ wellbeing by kicking tokenistic approaches into touch so wellbeing becomes a genuine focus seen and felt in day-to-day actions. Hope your CPD library has a big space!
Exploring wellbeing from many perspectives, and why that matters for everyone, across the differing roles within education. The importance of early support, the focus on everyone in the space having time for reflection, that social and emotional learning is key to supporting holistic education and that positive human relationships underpin success. Loved the chapter on AP!
The Big Book of Whole School Wellbeing is a rich resource for educators, school leaders and anyone with an interest in the promotion of wellbeing in educational settings. Capturing a diverse range of voices and representing a wealth of experience and perspectives, this book provides practical advice for enabling whole-school wellbeing.
This rich and fascinating book sheds multiple authentic, passionate, experienced and wise perspectives on wellbeing in schools. It is chock-full of practical ideas, pertinent research and first-hand insights which will benefit all members of the school community. Its content is urgently needed and should take pride of place on the bookshelf of every staffroom.
This book provides the perfect framework to create a culture of care and wellbeing throughout a school. The authors encourage the reader to engage & empower all students & staff alike, but importantly, embraces the need for leaders to model self care & sustainable wellbeing behaviour.
This book is a much-needed, highly knowledgeable text on wellbeing in our schools. Wellbeing means so many things to so many people, yet this book has managed to capture the essence of what great wellbeing is in schools for all and for the individual. A truly wonderful read.
Over the past few years, the focus on wellbeing in our schools has grown. The Covid 19 pandemic has shone an even brighter light on this area. Now more than ever, it is clear that all schools need congruent and holistic approaches to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of those in their school communities. This ‘Big Book of Whole School Wellbeing’ can help schools to develop such approaches. It is a rich and comprehensive compendium, with contributions from a diverse ranges of voices across the sector.