In conversation, Barry and Matthew reflected on the origins of the Think Piece, and Matthew, who is Principal at Baxter College, a mainstream secondary school, shares his thinking behind the 5 levers and how he and his team are applying them to plan the recovery process at Baxter College.
Reflecting on each of the 5 levers, Mat talks about the importance of ‘nimble leadership’ and being responsive to the individual needs of the whole school community in co-constructing the post pandemic curriculum, ensuring transparency throughout the journey.
Good Days and Bad Days During Lockdown:
A wordless booklet with scenes from existing Beyond Words stories looking at what makes a ‘good day’ and what makes a ‘bad day’. Scenes address social distancing, lockdown, mental health and daily routines.
When someone dies from coronavirus: a guide for families & carers:
An illustrated resource on how to respond when somebody dies from coronavirus. Aimed at family and carers.
Prepared by Prof. Sheila the Baroness Hollins & Prof. Irene Tuffrey-Wijne. These can be downloaded from the website: