Smash Life Ealing Council Virtual School Keynote Feedback!

Directors Andy & Matt were in London delivering a Keynote talk for teachers, designated teachers and professionals at the Ealing Council Virtual School Conference. It was lovely to deliver a “Through the eyes of a child in care” talk to remind everyone of the realities many children that are suffering in life face - challenges we face and STILL see - beyond the school gates [...]

Five Ways Foster Carers Training Amazing Feedback !

Directors Andy & Matt travelled to Chesterfield to deliver a talk / training to Fiver Rivers Childcare foster carers and team We spent such a great few hours with some really child centred and committed foster carers who definitely lead from the heart. Mixed with our lived experience, professional experiences / observations and what children tell our service on a daily basis through our [...]

Smash Life Didn’t Stop During Easter !

Smash Life didn't stop during Easter ! Andy, Matt & Smash Life Mentor Dee started off in Dudley to deliver the second Smashing Life Into Independence Project to post 16 young people in care. Workshops on budgeting , car maintenance, cooking, independent living schools and much more were delivered over a two week period to an enthusiastic group identified by Dudley Virtual School - big [...]

Smash Life Full Days Staff Training Near Middlesbrough!

Smash Life On Monday Matt & Andy had the pleasure of delivering a full days training for social care practitioners, early help, social workers, and student social workers as part of practice week for Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council social care What an AWESOME day we had! From fun activities to help professionals understand and relate to children in care to open and honest conversations [...]

Primary School Smash Life Staff Training Feedback Just In!

Last Monday we had a lovely evening providing our “Through The Eyes Of A Child In Pain” CPD training for teachers, support staff and senior leadership at Millbrook Primary School in Telford. Despite already having been in work all day we were delighted with the commitment, engagement, energy and child centred passion shown by everyone attending. We were delighted with the feedback and we agree [...]

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Smash Life - URGENT REQUEST: WE NEED YOUR HELP We have been notified by some of our partners that our emails have not been received & that we have not been responding - WE HAVE - however Microsoft 365 have recently had a security update- which has meant alot of our email replies or messages have gone into peoples QUARANTINE or JUNK folders . [...]

Smash Life Whole Day Training Packages !

We are delighted to announce that we now offer full day training packages! So do want the Smash Life brothers to come into your organisation and inspire your staff ? Giving them the confidence and belief with new solution focussed practice ideas on a whole range of areas including: Trauma / Trauma Informed - how this affects behaviour / mental health ACE'S Connecting with pupils [...]

SMASH LIFE LINE GRANT FUNDING LAUNCHED!

We are super excited to inform you that Smash Life Line Grant Funding is now available for young people in Shropshire to apply for that you maybe supporting! The first transfer window for applications will begin on February 1st 2024 and close on 15th March 2024. All the information and details on how young people aged between 14-25 can apply is on our Smash Life [...]

Andy & Matt Deliver A Smash Life Keynote To Central Government Policy Makers!

Fresh off Andy & Matts appearance alongside Ashley John Baptiste at The ARC National Conference in Birmingham (see feedback in the image) the lads then travelled to Manchester to deliver a keynote to Professionals from The Department For Education. These professionals write the policies that the whole education school system/professionals must follow ! Andy and Matt made sure to deliver a passionate talk, taking vital [...]

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