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April 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Ask the question: 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why is the latest Netflix show everyone is obsessed with. Whilst it’s received a lot of praise for its diversity, for flipping the silent dead-girl trope, and for its overarching message to be kinder to others, there is a growing number of people who are criticising the show’s troubling portrayal of youth suicide and the risk it poses to vulnerable viewers. – Buzzfeed Continue reading

April 17, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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How To Speak To Children With Anxiety

Advice For Parents On What To Say And What Not To Say – Exam time, with all its anxiety-causing stressors, is almost upon us. Clishmaclaver found this article from The Huffington Post which offers some useful advice, c/o YoungMinds’ parents helpline, for … Continue reading

April 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Is teen loneliness caused by social media?

Further to previous posts on teenage emotional literacy and well-being, worried parents – and our pupils – might want to read this Guardian opinion piece, Reports claim – and parents worry – that teens are suffering an epidemic of loneliness caused by … Continue reading

April 5, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Relax, go to sleep in a dystopian future

Stream 72 Hours of Ambient Sounds from Blade Runner: Relax, Go to Sleep in a Dystopian Future – Open Culture How cool is this? Just had to share! 😀 And remember, the cult movie Blade Runner is based on the sci-fi … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Can you gig it?

“In Gig We trust” Continue reading

March 24, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Diary of a Brechin Kid!

The most wonderful P7 pupils from Brechin’s cluster primaries joined me in the library yesterday to create comics; ‘slam diaries’ about pupils’ transition to high school – their very own Diary of a Brechin Kid! 😀 Taking their inspiration from … Continue reading

March 16, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Victim or villain..?

A The Day Briefing: The Laws of War dropped into my mailbox today. The gist of this discursive ‘Hot Topic’ piece is that, “Yesterday a British marine had his murder conviction for killing an injured Taliban fighter reduced to manslaughter. … Continue reading

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