Heads get lesson in spotting trouble in the classroom
Dozens of head teachers have returned to the classroom in north
The heads - plus senior school staff - came from 37 of
Dartford's 38 schools.
Their task - to learn how to spot signs that pupils are coming
under stress and to know how to tackle it.
Pictured (above) is Maggie Bolton, head of Wilmington Grammar
School for Girls, who is chairman of the organising body, DASCo
(the Dartford Area Schools Consortium).
It is a self-help group for teachers and schools in
Dartford with membership from 37 or the 38 schools.
Specialists in child behaviour and psychology talked with the
group including Dr Alex Hassett, a principal lecturer at Canterbury
Christ Church University.