The hot topic of the week has been stress. From SATs boycotts to coursework deadlines and the beginning of GCSE and A-level exams next week. This is the sharp end of the year. Periods of extreme stress always bring out someone’s real character, it is no different for our students. All the issues that have bubbled under the surface all year are now bursting out at the seems.
I have some students who are battling incredibly challenging circumstances but there are others who fall into other categories – they are the result of the education system, their parents and a whole range of other…
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