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  • Aurora Eccles School Teacher Honoured in Prestigious UK Celebration of Teaching

    Published 30/06/21

    Selected from thousands of nominations, Ian Sippitt from Aurora Eccles School has been honoured as one of 102 Pearson National Teaching Silver Award winners across the country. Ian Sippitt was honoured with a Silver Award in The Lockdown Hero Award for Learner and Community Support for their outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the children they work with every day. 

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Published 21/06/21

    As part of their Forest School journey and in recognition of Mental Health week, Class 7D took part in some mindfulness activities including a 'Sit Spot'.

    Students sat for 10 minutes in one spot in the woodland without interacting with each other. This was to help them be ‘grounded in the moment’ and to connect with the here and now.

    After the 10 minutes were up, students were invited to either stay and continue or to play and explore. 7 out of the 9 chose to stay and continue with the sit spot, saying how calm and peaceful they felt.  The others sat and had a, respectfully quiet, conversation in the log circle.

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  • Pearson Teacher Awards

    Published 23/05/21

    We’ve all learned to appreciate nature during Covid and this is (and always has been) especially important for our students. 

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