School Administrator (part time), Tyndale Community School

Tyndale Community School is the result of a dynamic partnership between two charities, Chapel Street Community Schools Trust and Oxfordshire Community Churches, bringing together local initiative and national expertise. Operating within Chapel St’s broad and inclusive Christian ethos of grace, love and fellowship, Tyndale is a child-centered, family- focused, and community-minded school serving children and families of all faiths and …

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The PERMA way to wellbeing

On Monday I went to hear Professor Martin Seligman talk about wellbeing at an event organised by Action for Happiness. Professor Seligman is a psychologist at Penn University in the USA who has led research into the science of human Wellbeing over many years. He has also developed programmes to improve wellbeing that have been used and proven by the …

Word on the Street: A new initiative of Chapel St

"UNBEARABLE" read the headline. It was September 3rd and along with almost every other newspaper the Daily Mirror featured the horrific image of a young boy washed ashore on a beach in Greece. The boy was Aylan Kurdi. Hours before his father Abdullah struggled in vain to hold onto his three year-old son as the vessel that they thought would …

Word on the Street: Friends, Community and Family (part three)

In the last edition of Word on the Street we thought about the different that friendship can make. In particular, we reflected on how the nature and impact of our work changes when we think about those who we work for and with, as friends rather than colleagues, clients or customers. And while that may sound challenging enough our aim …

Happy Birthday Chapel St!

Chapel St celebrated an important milestone last week – we turned 7 years old! We marked the occasion with cake and more importantly, by holding a very special event at Central Hall, Westminster on Wed 4th November. Staff, volunteers and supporters, (including long time supporter) MP Stephen Timms attended the commemoration service. During the evening we heard about the work …

Top Tips For New Mums

For many mums with a newborn, the phrase ‘sleeping like a baby’ does not mean hours of peaceful sleep – in fact it’s usually quite the opposite! Here are our top tips for getting that much needed rest in those early months: 1. Rest while you feed Whether you’re breast-feeding or bottle-feeding, new-borns require regular feeding. At first, it can …