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Your stories

The Boonnak Family

Teacher Julia and lunchtime supervisor Teerasak, needed financial help to adapt their home for their severely disabled 6-year-old son, Finnan. We were glad to help.

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Headteachers mentoring programme

Cheshire West & Chester Local Authority

Hilary Berry, Chair of the Association of Primary Headteachers at Cheshire West and Chester Local Authority, outlines the hugely positive impact the Headspace Programme has on their headteachers year after year.

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City of London Academy

City of London Academy

Hannah Mathews leads on wellbeing at City of London Academy in Southwark. Here she outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and morale making the school a more positive place to work.

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Jody and Daughter

The training fund helped me get back into teaching

After a break from her teaching career to look after her children, Jody wanted to return to the classroom. Our Training and Development fund helped to give her the confidence boost she needed.   

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Education Support stress balls

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Victoria was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support. A call which gave her the strength to stay.

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Haydon School

Haydon School

Robert Jones, headteacher of Haydon School, outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and workload, making the school a more positive and productive place to work.

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Laura's story

Laura was miserable and suffering from panic attacks. A call to our helpline clarified what she wanted out of her life and career.
 

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Ollie in the bath

Ollie's story

Carl Hanser, Grants Officer, talks about how the grant he awarded helped 3 year old cancer patient Ollie get some pain relief. 

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Simone

Simone's story

NQT, Simone was able to keep a roof over her and her son’s head with help from our grants. 

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Terraced housing

Fiona's story

Fiona was able to avoid being evicted with support from our grants. 

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