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Recovery Programme

Brilliant Schools Recovery Programme
How long does this programme take? 12 Weeks
Who is involved? Staff, Pupils and Parents

The ‘Brilliant Schools’ Recovery Programme is a blended learning approach combining live webinars, supplementary video material and in-school activities and exploration.

The content is a multi-faceted route map delivered over the course of a term, investing in the mental health and wellbeing of whole school communities.  On completion of the course, schools are eligible to apply for Outstandingly Happy School status and ‘Brilliant Schools’ certification.

This course consists of...

  • Week 1
    Who's involved? Staff Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    Complete ‘Brilliant Schools’ Wellbeing Questionnaires for analysis.

    Who's involved? Staff
    What will they be doing? Live event

    The Art of Brilliance 45min Webinar INSET.

    What will they take-away?

    How do we want to ‘be?’

  • Week 2
    Who's involved? Staff
    What will they be doing? Live event

    The Art of Growing Brilliance 45min Webinar INSET.

    What will they take-away?

    Brilliant Learning Behaviours

    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    An introduction to the course, including ‘Field of Grass Thinking’ and the importance of perspective.

    Online resources

    ‘How to Have a Brilliant Life’ with Andy. (15m 49s).

    What will they take-away?

    What routines have you slipped in to?  Which of these might be worth thinking about differently?

  • Week 3
    Who's involved? Staff
    What will they be doing? Live event

    The Art of Brilliance 45min Webinar INSET.

    What will they take-away?

    How to be a Brilliant school.

    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    – Mental Wealth Shorts 1/69 ‘Happy Families’ with Will. (1m 11s).
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 2/20 ‘Happiness Fertiliser’ with Will. (50s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 3/81 ‘School Shout’ with Will. (47s)

    What will they take-away?

    – What can you do to make your family go WOW?!
    – List 10 things that you are lucky to have but take for granted.
    – What are the 3 best things about coming to school?

  • Week 4
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    ‘2%er Thinking,’ taking responsibility and choosing to be positive.

    Online resources

    ‘Small Changes that have a Biiiiiig Impact’ with Andy. (20m 30s)

    What will they take-away?

    Consider how a 2%er and Mood Hoover would respond in different commonplace scenarios.

  • Week 5
    Who's involved? Parents
    What will they be doing? Live event

    The Art of Brilliance 45min Assembly.

    Online resources

    Assorted videos from the Parent channel.

    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    – Mental Wealth Shorts 4/38 ‘What Order?’ with Will. (1m 3s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 5/25 ‘Happy 21st Birthday’ with Will. (40s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 6/74 ‘Cellfish’ with Will. (43s)

    What will they take-away?

    – Rearrange attributes in order of importance.
    – Imagine it’s your 21st birthday, craft a few words to be said about you.
    – How much phone use is acceptable?

  • Week 6
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    How we learn; countering cognitive dissonance and embracing creativity.

    Online resources

    ‘All or Nothing’ with Will. (9m 29s)

    What will they take-away?

    Identify skills reflecting different stages of learning. Challenge yourself to learn a new skill.

  • Week 7
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    – Mental Wealth Shorts 7/72 ‘Life Sentence’ with Will. (39s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 8/4 ‘Botheredness’ with Will. (38s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 9/93 ‘Outstanding’ with Will. (46s)

    What will they take-away?

    – Would you rather have more years added to your life, or more life added to your years?
    – Why might ‘get bothered’ be the most important rule of life?
    – How can you stand out for the right reasons?

  • Week 8
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    Learning behaviours; how you need to ‘be’ to flourish both in and out of the classroom.

    Online resources

    ‘How to Train Your Teachers’ with Will. (6m 52s)

    What will they take-away?

    Which learning behaviours (the 5Rs) would you benefit from focusing upon?

  • Week 9
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    – Mental Wealth Shorts 10/34 ‘Excess Baggage’ with Will. (1m 6s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 11/31 ‘Feel the Fear’ with Will. (41s)
    – Mental Wealth Shorts 12/66 ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ with Will. (57s)

    What will they take-away?

    – List 3 bits of baggage you can let go of.
    – Discuss the greatest mistake you can make in life.
    – List 20 acts of kindness to do.

  • Week 10
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    HUGGS, SUGGS and Bouncebackability;’ turning Brilliant dreams in to a reality.

    Online resources

    ‘Purpose’ with Andy. (5m 39s)

    What will they take-away?

    Use the pyramid model to formulate your HUGGS and SUGGS. What 2 things do you need to Start and Stop doing?

  • Week 11
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Online resources

    ‘Ditch the Superhero Cliché’ with Will.

  • Week 12
    Who's involved? Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    Understanding your impact and the ‘Ripple Effect’; how to make a difference.

    Online resources

    – ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ with Sanj. (5m 43s)
    – ‘Kintsugi’ with Andy. (15m 50s)

    What will they take-away?

    The children are charged with formulating a plan to spread the positivity across the wider school community.

    (Outstandingly Happy status and Brilliant Schools Wellbeing Accreditation subject to review/celebratory visit.)

  • Week 12+
    Who's involved? Staff Pupils Parents
    What will they be doing? Live event

    Formulate plan for Brilliant Schools Wellbeing certification!

    What will they take-away?

    Awarded ‘Outstandingly Happy School’ status.

    Who's involved? Staff Pupils
    What will they be doing? Live event

    Complete ‘Brilliant Schools’ Wellbeing Questionnaires for analysis.

    What will they take-away?

    Report on the progress and improvement of wellbeing within the school.

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