SUN 10TH NOV
Teenage anxiety is more prevalent than ever. So what are schools doing to identify, combat and remedy the worrying trend?
He runs the Forest Family Camp, helping families with young children to connect with nature, to live more sustainable and explore living in community. He has a background in youth work, working with the National Citizen Service, and has trained in wilderness rites of passage with the School of Lost Borders.
Nikki is an emotional wellbeing practitioner for a secondary school, as well as a consultant for many schools helping to make wellbeing a priority. She supports students, staff and parents both at grassroots and whole school approach level to weave wellbeing into the existing fabric of the school.
A former youth worker and social justice activist. She has a passion for working with young people through one to one coaching and teaching wellbeing, leadership and positive psychology. She supports young people to self-discover through identifying their driving values and character strengths, then creates platforms where they can put their purpose into action within their wider communities.
Nikki is the founder of Community of Opportunity, a project committed to building a community of changemakers through creating platforms for transformation, wellbeing and self-discovery.
In the years preceding her headship, Natasha enjoyed success as Head of PE and Sixth Form Boarding at North Foreland Lodge, Director of Pastoral Care at Gordonstoun and Deputy Headmistress at Harrogate Ladies. Runner up in 2017 as ‘Best Head of a Public School’ in the prestigious Tatler Schools Awards, Natasha has been aptly described as ‘turbo-charged’ by Absolutely Education magazine.
After a significant career working with children and as a mother of three teens, Mrs Dangerfield believes in supporting individuals to become the best version of themselves.
At Westonbirt she has fostered an environment to create inspiring opportunities where students are encouraged to learn from their mistakes and to risk more than others in doing so.