New initiatives for developing happiness and well-being in pupils, presenter Richard Millwood highlights the work of four schools in ‘School Matters’.

St. Andrew's Primary, North Pickenham has transformed behaviour and performance by adopting Nurture Group principles, using role-play and hands-on learning.

At King Harold School, Waltham Abbey, Year 10 students are undergoing 'brain mapping&', to discover individual strengths and weaknesses.

At Alsop High School, Liverpool, the use of humour is explored, in comedian Steph Davies’ confidence-building workshops.


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Created: Jun 30, 2010

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    user avatarbk156 years agoreport

    Great advice and tips about developing happiness and well-being in pupils including using humour.

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    user avatarmyrtle6 years agoreport

    Excellent video to help with developing the happiness and well being of children in school.