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Glasgow Academy

The Glasgow Academy

Glasgow Academy pupils learn to use their signature strengths to prepare for life after school and build resilience using  a Curriculum for Excellence programme developed with Learning to Flourish

"Katie has sparked a true partnership of learning to achieve the best outcomes for our pupils"
- Matthew Pearce, Deputy Rector, Glasgow Academy,

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  • Glasgow Academy teacher and coach, Dan Ford, attends a Learning to Flourish Tools for Performance Coaching workshop and was curious about her work with pupils in other schools
  • Katie runs Success Beyond School for Pupils training for teachers to enable them to deliver a 6-week personal social education course on strengths-based coaching
  • Together with Deputy Rector, Matthew Pearce, they created a practical, easy-to deliver scheme of work linked to the national Curriculum for Excellence
  • Pupils develop awareness of their personal strengths and coach each other to use them for charity fundraising activities
  • In evaluation, 86% of pupils say they feel better equipped to deal with challenges outside school