Art Therapy for Grenfell Tower Child Victims

Four weeks after the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the BBC reveals that the Scottish based art therapy charity, The Teapot Trust is assisting traumatised children and teenagers. Art psychotherapist, Susan Rudnik, has worked for the Teapot Trust since 2016 typically supporting children with chronic illness and psychological trauma at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Susan Rudnik also lives close to the … Read more…

THE FOOLISH KING: The Secret History of Chess

  Now available in paperback, THE FOOLISH KING is the first children’s book from Mark Price, former Deputy Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership and current Minister of State for Trade and Investment. Written to teach his daughter how to play chess, THE FOOLISH KING is an interactive story featuring beautiful and funny illustrations throughout from the illustrator … Read more…

New research suggests shared reading improves relationships between foster carers and children

Book Trust

More support needed for carers to help them unlock the benefits of shared reading, says children’s reading charity BookTrust New research undertaken by the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) on behalf of BookTrust, the largest children’s reading charity in the UK, shows that 90% of foster carers who read with their child say it has made a … Read more…

SEND CONFERENCE: ATTACHMENT AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE CLASSROOM

The conference will launch the new publication ‘Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom: theory and practice’ (Jessica Kingsley Publishing), a book aimed at new teachers and introduces a range of key concepts around social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Saturday 14 October 09:30 – 15:30 Harcourt Hill Campus OX2 9AT Read more here. To register for … Read more…

Nearly half of new mothers with mental health problems don’t get diagnosed or treated

Nearly half (42%) of new mothers’ mental health problems did not get picked up by a doctor or other health professional, according to new research from NCT. Shocking findings are released today as NCT launches its ‘Hidden Half’ campaign to stop women suffering alone. The survey found half (50%) of mothers experienced mental health problems … Read more…

RED DOG: THE EARLY YEARS

Debuting at the Edinburgh International Film Festival On DVD and digital platforms from July 24th, 2017 Taking his place alongside the very best cinematic canines, the eponymous red dog is back in the sequel to the sleeper hit Red Dog as RED DOG: THE EARLY YEARS offers its paw to the Edinburgh International Film Festival … Read more…

British Summer Time Hyde Park’s OPEN HOUSE 2017!

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park’s  OPEN HOUSE 2017! Open Air Cinema, Live Music & Entertainment, Street Food, Pop Up Bars, Tennis Screenings, Theatre, Sports, and much more   Four Themed Evenings Announced! FREE Open Air Cinema: Musical Mondays (Mon. 3rd July) Creature Features (Tue. 4th July) Fantasy Fantastic (Wed. 5th July) Flashback Friday (Fri. 7th July) PLUS Moretti Gran Tour tickets on sale now! Following the HUGE demand for the open-air film nights over the past two years, Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park is hosting four FREE evenings of frivolous film fun on one of the biggest outdoor screens in London. There is something for everyone at Open House … Read more…