Academic Resilience resources directory

Academic Resilience resources directory

Academic Resilience resources

Fostering academic resilience: A brief review of the evidence for the resilience-attainment link (doc)
Resilience Framework (pdf)
Interactive Resilience Framework – with supporting information (pdf)
Pictorial Resilience Framework for children with learning difficulties (ppt)
The Resilient Classroom (pdf) – bite-size, downloadable activities for 20 minute sessions, useful for PSHE or tutor group sessions
The Resilient Classroom – Malaysian Version (pdf) – bite-size, downloadable activities for 20 minute sessions
Resilient classroom slide pack (pdf)
Ideas for Assembly Time (doc)
Guide to resilience approaches in schools and communities (pdf)
Co-production in promoting resilience – what does this mean for schools? (pdf)

Identifying vulnerable pupils resources

Identifying a pupil’s risk and resilience factors
Pyramid of Need (ppt)
Safeguarding factsheet (doc)

School Audit resources

Resilience Zap Session Programme (doc)
Resilience Zap Presentation (ppt)
Staff Audit exercise with guidance (doc)
Questions to ask as part of the audit (doc)
Audit process overview (ppt)
Senior Leadership Team questions to ask (doc)
Staff resilience survey with guidance (doc)
School resilience survey with guidance (doc)
Pupil focus group exercise (doc)
Pupil focus group powerpoint resource (ppt)

Engaging with parents and carers resources

Parent engagement research and best practice (pdf)
Achievement for All structured conversation handbook (pdf)
LEAP guidance on structured conversations with parents for Head Teachers and school staff (pdf)
Communication tips (pdf)
Do parents know they matter? (pdf)
YoungMinds Parents Helpline – if you, parents or carers have concerns about a child’s emotional or mental health, call the parents helpline for advice and support

Commissioning services resources

Commissioning case study (doc)
Commissioning resource catalogue (pdf)
Commissioning checklist for schools (doc)

Further information and resources

Resilience Framework guidance
Boingboing resources
Short films to promote resilience approaches in schools

Get in touch

Have you been using the Academic Resilience Approach in school, or even just some of the ideas and tools? We would like to know about it. Drop us a line and we will make sure you are notified of any updates.

 

The Boingboing Resilience Framework

The Boingboing Resilience Framework

The Resilience Framework is a handy table that summarises ‘what works’ when supporting children and young people’s resilience according to the Resilience Research base. The Resilience Framework forms a cornerstone of our research and practice. On this page we have pulled together lots of useful links so you can find out all about the Resilience Framework.

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The Academic Resilience Approach

The Academic Resilience Approach

Our resources help any school establish systems to build ‘resilience approaches’ that support disadvantaged pupils over time through a whole school approach. Benefitting all pupils and increasing academic resilience, the ARA helps everyone in the school community play a part.

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Academic Resilience Approach evaluation

Academic Resilience Approach evaluation

This evaluation project explores ways to build the capacity of school staff and the commitment of school leaders and other key stakeholders to help them identify and implement specific resilience-based actions using the Academic Resilience Approach.

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Interactive Resilience Framework

Interactive Resilience Framework

The Interactive Resilience Framework was developed especially for schools with children and young people in mind and has more detail about each idea, including relevant research evidence, suggestions of what to do, and what you people themselves think.

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Academic Resilience Approach online workshop 12 May 2022

Academic Resilience Approach online workshop 12 May 2022

This CPD accredited Academic Resilience Approach workshop is for anyone keen to understand how to build resilience in school communities. For example headteachers, governors, SENCOs, teachers, school counsellors, educational psychologists and support staff.

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Fostering academic resilience a brief review of the evidence base

Fostering academic resilience a brief review of the evidence base

It is very clear that poor school outcomes can have catastrophic long-term consequences, and there is growing recognition that schools should address ALL pupils’ needs. This brief review of the evidence explores what is meant by the term resilience and gives an overview of what schools can do to foster it in their pupils.

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Schools mental health guide

Schools mental health guide

Supporting children and young people in their mental health: A guide for East Sussex schools. A resilience-based, whole school approach to promoting positive mental health and addressing individual needs.

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About the Academic Resilience Approach

About the Academic Resilience Approach

There are many school resilience programmes which aim to narrow the gap between pupils who do well academically and those who don’t. A lot of them are very useful, so why have we put this information together? Resilience programmes can be expensive – we wanted to offer something everyone could access for free.

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Audit the whole school

Audit the whole school

A systematic approach to understanding your school and identifying where and what you might do to better promote resilience can help the whole school community to look through a ‘resilience lens’ in order to close the gap for disadvantaged pupils or those facing additional challenges.

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