Rescue Our Schools

Natasha Devon urges parents to sign our petition

Natasha Devon, a mental health campaigner, was on channel 4 last night talking about exam stress and academic anxiety being on the increase. She mentioned our petition ! Please watch her interview here and sign and share our… Read More

A Parent’s Dilemma: The Fork or the Sunbeam. How do we protect our children’s happiness in the current assessment culture?

‘I didn’t turn up, fam. Didn’t do it…sixth time I haven’t done it.’ I overheard this while queuing in my local JD Sport – a recent habit demanded of my parental status. I’d guess the speaker was nineteen-years-old…. Read More

BBC Today programme talks education last week

Has marking had its day? Let’s hear it from William Law primary school in Peterborough, where teachers are talking to pupils about their work instead. Every fortnight the teachers sit down with one of their students, and for… Read More

RoS speaks out against stressful GCSEs

RoS co-founder was invited onto LBC radio last tuesday to speak about Michael Gove’s policy to increase the content of the GCSE syllabus. Listen here   We would love to hear your views and your stories if you… Read More

Our response to green paper on mental health

“Government should join the dots between education policy, the retention and recruitment crisis in our schools, and the rise in emotional and mental problems in young people of all ages.” Thank you to everyone who sent in their… Read More

Do you have anything to say about young people’s mental health?

Government is writing policy on this right now. Mental health affects a growing number of young people in education from reception to university. If you want your opinion to count then  we will present your comments, anonymously, in… Read More

Your comments needed on young people’s mental health provision

If you do anything this weekend, please spend a few minutes reading our statement on the govenment’s green paper: Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision. Let us know what you think by Monday 26th February. We… Read More

Listen to this ! Excellent podcast clip of Madeleine Holt talking about education

  Just in case you missed it, here is a clip of Madeleine Holt speaking to Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd last monday.

Mental Health Question Time

RoS attended the ‘Mental Health Question Time’ event organised by the National Elf Service and hosted at UCL last night, 21st February 2018. You can watch the footage here. Panellists and their comments included: Dr Dominique Thompson (GP… Read More

RoS’ Madeleine Holt on Reasons to be cheerful podcast today

Listen to this podcast with Ed Miliband and Geoff Llyod talk to James Graham, Jez Bennett and Madeleine Holt about how we’re failing to tutor the next generation adequately, in particular failing to put creativity at the centre… Read More

What do you think about young people’s mental health ?

We are calling on you to let us know what you think about how the government propose action on improving mental health provision for young people. Read more about it here. We have a deadline to respond to… Read More