Make school life work as well as possible

This section includes the following areas of the Resilience Framework:

Make school work as well as possible


Growth Mindset

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

There is much focus on the importance of ‘catch up’ in terms of the curriculum following breaks in formal education as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, but all children will need to have their ‘recovery’ needs addressed before they can learn effectively. The timescale for this will vary from child to child, so a flexible approach to maintaining the recovery approaches in the medium to long term will be important. Many schools in Manchester are already using elements of the Recovery Curriculum. The following video gives more information about this.

The document Compassionate transitions: reconnecting school communities provides an educational psychology-informed evidence base to support your planning.


Further Resources 

Exam Anxiety 

EFF Five a Day Principle: ‘Special Educational Needs in
Mainstream Schools'

Talking to children about neurodiversity