Longer read: The Little Elf Returns to School: turning to narrative in a pandemic

2 September 2020 by , 1 comment

The ‘Little Elf and the Flowers of Hope and Bravery’ is a therapeutic story written to help primary aged children…

Increases in teenagers’ wellbeing during school closures

1 September 2020 by

Last week research from the University of Bristol released a report on young people’s mental health during the covid-19 pandemic….

Advice to education policy makers following Covid-19

A joint report from two UK Educational Psychology Services: recommendations based on pupils views and psychological theory. During the COVID-19…

Drawing the Ideal Safe School: an optimistic approach to returning to school

8 July 2020 by , 5 comments

Since UK schools closed to manage the COVID-19 pandemic one big question has dominated educational conversations: How are we going…

EPs and the tuition initiative: a disappointing silence?

29 June 2020 by , 3 comments

The Government has recently announced that funding will be made available for pupils to receive ‘catch up’ tuition. Although details…

Longer read: Pupil views around the Covid-19 pandemic: an opportunity for change in education?

We are currently living through one of the most life-shifting experiences in recent memory. There have been changes in the…

Return to childhood: going back to school after the Covid-19 shut down

1 June 2020 by

Children are beginning to return to school, and they need to. Not just vulnerable children, and not just for the…

EP Consultation, remote working and Covid-19

The wonderings of two second year trainees about how to adapt and use consultation during Covid-19 when working with people…

Updated: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for children, families and professionals

30 April 2020 by , 12 comments

There is lots of information across the internet about how to talk to or support children and young people who…

Research: Impact of COVID19 on education sector

14 April 2020 by , 1 comment

South Tyneside Educational Psychology Service is conducting research seeking to explore and understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is…