26 May · Julia One Goal · No Comments

7 Challenges Affecting Children’s Wellbeing

In the UK, we are facing a major crisis in our classrooms. Children are coming from broken homes, living in poverty and experiencing mental health issues and bullying than ever before. With all of this going on in the life of a child, it is compromising their overall well-being, ability to learn and in turn, …

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26 May · Julia One Goal · No Comments

Is Behaviour Still An Issue in the Classroom?

In this blog post, we will be taking a closer look at the behaviour element from the Be A Star service. Perhaps this is the biggest challenge that you as a parent or teacher recognised in your child or perhaps this is a challenge you recognise in your child’s or your own classroom. The Teacher …

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26 May · Julia One Goal · No Comments

The Importance Of Emotional Wellbeing

As part of One Goals’s Be a Star framework, we are looking at each 7 wellbeing challenges in more depth. This blog is about emotions. One in ten children are affected by mental health issues in their childhood. In this day and age, mental health issues are being diagnosed frequently and symptoms are recognised faster. …

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26 May · Julia One Goal · No Comments

Inspiring Aspirations – Helping children aspire to be the best they can be

It is extremely important for a child to have aspirations. Aspirations are what drive a human to be ambitious, work towards something and feel they have a purpose in life. Children who have goals are more likely to succeed in achieving them as they have something to work towards.1 It also gives them a sense …

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26 May · Julia One Goal · No Comments

Why Nurturing Self-Esteem in Children is Essential

Self-esteem is probably the most important aspect of a child’s wellbeing. If a person has a high sense of self-esteem, they are able to generally do better in life. If they have a true sense of who they are, if they believe in themselves and have a strong sense of their self-worth, then they are …

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24 Jul · Daniela · No Comments

The Primary PE and Sports Premium is Doubling from September 2017

It’s great news to see a promise made by DfE actually being kept lately: the Sports Premium fund is doubling from September! The Secretary of State Justine Greening announced it, together with a few other increases in schools funding in the next years. “As well as this additional investment through the national funding formula, I am …

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10 May · Daniela · No Comments

Local Education Company Celebrates Devolution By Inviting Primary Schools To Apply For £50,000 Funding Support For Disadvantaged Pupils

Manchester based children’s educational company, One Goal, is launching a £50,000 grant funding initiative to celebrate the Devolution of Greater Manchester and the positive impact this can have on the future of children in the region. One Goal wants to support struggling primary schools and inspire disadvantaged children by inviting primary schools across the Greater …

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2 May · Daniela · No Comments

How To Select A Physical Education Provider – Checklist!

This time of year most primary schools review their current PE provision as well as other curriculum areas and start planning for the next academic year. With so many areas of the school to consider, a systematic approach to reviewing current provision and identifying what the school wants is essential. An area we can offer …

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26 Apr · Daniela · No Comments

How to Use Physical Activity to Reduce Stress Ahead of SATs

In our previous post, we looked at the evidence supporting the positive effects of incorporating physical activity, PE and games into SATs preparation for year 6 students. Regular bouts of moderate to vigorous exercise spread over the school day can reduce stress and boost learning. In this post, we take a look at the best …

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4 Apr · Daniela · No Comments

FAQs When We First Meet Schools

We’ve been meeting a lot of schools lately – thank you for having us! – and almost everywhere we go, we receive the same questions. Schools no matter how big or small, have the same concerns – they all want the best for their pupils. Therefore, below we answered the most frequently asked questions we …

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