Schools - Aspire To Success!

One of the biggest passions of HeadStrong is to help young people achieve and that means that the work we do in schools is some of our most treasured and valued.

As experienced educators we all know about the intellectual side of learning; we understand the balance between rote and experiential, we know we can't operate a one size fits all teaching style, we are skilled in helping our young people prepare for exams but we are still developing our skills in the emotional side of learning. How does stress affect the learning effectiveness of students? What is the best way for the mind to organise large amounts of information to make it easily accessible when under pressure? How to we re-engage the disengaged? Are we teachers, therapist, counselors or are we all 3?

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This is where HeadStrong come in. We can help you in two distinct ways:

  • Workshops - from small group to full year group and beyond
  • Individual Support - for those pupils who just need something more


Our workshops can tackle almost any issue that you face in the classroom, for example:

  • Exam stress
  • Study techniques
  • Bullying
  • Confidence
  • Self Esteem
  • Resilience and Attitude
  • Disengaged pupils
  • Employability
  • Goal Setting

Due to the wide range of issues that we can help with it is always best to call us and we will come and visit you personally and speak to you abaout what you need and how we can help.

With excellent relationships and feedback from a number of schools around Glasgow and Renfrewshire including Renfrew High, Clydebank High, Gryffe High, Hermitage Academy, Park Mains High, St Andrews (Airdrie), St Andrews (Paisley) and many more we are experienced providers who understand the balance required to make these things work.

We are becoming the provider of choice for those school that are wanting something different, something that will deliver sustainable change that will last longer than a couple of days, something that both staff and pupils can use for positive outcomes.

Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to have a chat and see if we can provide your pupils with what they need.

Aspire To Success

We are also now delivering our flagship Aspire to Success programme across Renfrewshire Authority. Aspire to Success is delivered to your full S5-S6 and also contains, staff CPD sessions, specific classroom based session to support and reengage disengaged pupils and, uniquely, a session designed for the parents of your S4-S6 pupils teaching the skills needed to support pupils in one of the most pressured times of their lives.

Please click below to download an overview of the whole programme and get in touch if you would like to discuss any element of it.

Click to view and download our Aspire To Success Overview Document

aspire to success

Individual Support

Please contact us if you believe you have a pupil who could benefit from some additional individual support due to:

  • School refusal
  • Self harm issues
  • Bullying
  • Disengagement/Behavioral issues

We understand that teachers are equipped to handle many situations but sometimes you recognise you are either too close to the situation or getting into areas of the pupils life or psyche that you are not experienced in dealing with. HeadStrong have that experience.

Please contact us and we can chat over any situation you may be experiencing right now.

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