Age Range: KS3 KS4 KS4+
Existing students develop skills which enable them to understand and communicate with all newcomers to their school in a helpful, unprejudiced and welcoming manner. Worksheets focus on accepting new students, staff, parents and the public. (Updated from: Welcoming Newcomers)
Topics include: First impressions; Shy - Why?; New school blues; Accepting differences such as dialects, accents and appearance; Supporting a positive work ethic; Examining reasons for bad behaviour; Attitudes to mature students and supply teachers; Choosing new teachers?; Empathy with new students; Can I sit here?; Making friends; Portraying the school in a positive light; Welcoming parents, the public and job applicants to school.