Year: 2013

November 2013 Update

We have been all over the place this month – a big thank you to St Mary Redcliffe in Bristol and your fun and friendly support staff, thanks to Gordano in North Somerset – what an energetic and positive team. Zoe at Clevedon thanks for your warm welcome – what next we wonder? C4P are… Read more »

Euro Coach List Conference November 15 – 17th

Thanks to everyone that came and saw us at the Euro Coach list conference and all the great people we met there too.   We loved Chris Samsa’s work on Positive Psychology and Mindset, Jen Gash on Creativity in coaching and David Wetton on Spirituality in the workplace.   It was great to see old… Read more »

Coaching For Progress – Upcoming 2-Day Training Events

Here are details of our upcoming 2-day training events:   Date: Duration: Location: Cost: Thursday 7th November 2013 2 days 09:00 – 16:00 Nailsea School, Nailsea North Somerset £250 per delegate Friday 24th January 2014 2 days 09:00 – 16:00 Nailsea School, Nailsea North Somerset £250 per delegate   Please click here to view /… Read more »

Euro Coach List Conference 2013

Date: 16th – 17th November Location: Eastwood Park, Gloucestershire GL12 8DA, UK   Judith and Neil are delighted to be returning to this years EC-L conference where they will be exploring the idea of a fixed and growth mindset and what that means to children as learners. For further details please follow the link:

Coaching for Progress joins the Twittersphere

Coaching for Progress has joined the Twittersphere! We will be tweeting advice, sharing useful information, giving short updates on what we’re up to and getting involved in discussions around coaching, pupil premium, education etc. If you’re on Twitter, we’d love for you to follow us and join in the conversation! @c_4_p

Latest News Round Up – July 2013

Wow – What a month and a bit it has been! Coaching for Progress has been out on the road. Thank you to Hull, Tyne and Wear, York, Chard, Swindon, Cambridgeshire, Guernsey and Slough for your amazing reaction to Coaching for Progress. Thanks also, to the High Impact Family Coaches in North Somerset for your… Read more »

Neil Harris and Judith Tolhurst complete a hugely successful six-week project coaching Year Six children in the run up to SATs

Neil and Judith visited 5 primary schools in North Somerset to work with both groups and individuals, holding 6 40-minute coaching sessions. The sessions were activity based with a coaching theme, aiming to get the pupils in a positive mind-set for their SATs and to focus on what they needed to do in the months preceding… Read more »

Stop Press: Working With High-Impact Families In North Somerset

Coaching for Progress is delighted to announce a new and very exciting venture in partnership with North Somerset Council. North Somerset have chosen to adopt our training programme, model and approach in order to train, develop and support the new team of North Somerset ‘Family Coaches’ in supporting the areas most troubled families.   The… Read more »

Coaching for Progress – Working with Infants

We wanted to know if coaching with infants works. After a four month project at an outstanding school in North Somerset, we can say hand on heart, it does! Please read Judith’s report on our work with Yatton Infant School, North Somerset, which includes the stories of two teachers, Polly and Sarah, who trained with… Read more »

Summer Schools Programme for Disadvantaged Pupils

Secondary schools can now apply for the second year of the Summer Schools Programme for disadvantaged pupils. The programme, which makes £50 million available from the Pupil Premium, allows schools to offer a one or two week summer schools for disadvantaged pupils moving into Year 7 in September 2013. This extra support will ensure pupils are… Read more »