Department Contacts

MYRIAD - My resilience in adolescence

The MYRIAD Project

Year 10 & 11 students Only

myriad 02Alexandra Park School are partnering with UCL on an exciting new project this spring term starting on the 8/01/2018. The project is being conducted in partnership with the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and will compare the effects of two  social and  emotional  learning  (SEL)  programmes,  which aim  to  improve  young  people’s  study  skills  and wellbeing.  

Students are invited to take part in an 8-week course as well as three data collection sessions, one before and two after completion of the programme.

At the start of the study students are randomly assigned to one of two SEL programmes. Participants must then attend a 40 minute lessons once a week for eight weeks, either on Wednesday or Thursday. These sessions will be led by a trained teacher and will be conducted in APS on Wednesday and Thursday after school for 40 minutes.

myriad 01Why take part?

  • Learn new skills
  • Work your wellbeing and personal development
  • Earn up to £90

If you are interested, please download the information and cosent forms from below, returning the completed consent form to Ms. O'Gorman in The Bridge.

Download the Information Sheet *

Download the Consent Form *

* Please note: parents / guardians will need to read both the Information Sheet and the Parental Consent Form in order for their child to take part in the study.  Handing in of the consent form does not guarantee a place, as groups will be very small.

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Solace Women's Aid

Alexandra Park and Solace Women's Aid - Securing young people brighter futures

Alexandra Park School would like to let you know about its new partnership with Solace Women's Aid

Solace is one of London's leading domestic and sexual violence charities which provides a range of support services for women and children to live their lives independently and free from abuse.

At Alexandra Park Solace are starting their in school prevention programme, working with the community to make a future free from abuse.

The project will be lead by Solace staff member Terry, who will be at school every Tuesday for the rest of the school year.

What Solace will be doing at Alexandra Park


Solace will work with every student, from year 7 to 11, engaging with them by doing interactive activities in classrooms, small group work and other drama based activities. Solace will also train the teachers and make sure you, the parent, are informed by sending newsletters.

Why Alexandra Park?


Alexandra Park is leading Haringeytowards a future where every young person is educated about healthy relationships and bringing an end to domestic and sexual violence. 

Solace has chosen to work with our school because we are committed to making a lasting difference to all the children's lives. 

How your Child Benefit from Being Involved


The project will give your child an opportunity to explore what healthy relationships are and to talk about the facts and myths around domestic violence. They will learn to spot the early warning signs of abuse in relationships and know where they could go to get help or support.

What to do if you want more information


You will receive newsletters with updates every 3 months with some key information about what Solace is doing.

If you would like any other informationabout the project then please email Terry, by clicking here, who will be happy to answer any questions.

Help and Support


If anyone needs support or practical advice and information on domestic of sexual violence
Free Phone Advice Line 0808-802-5565
Monday to Friday 10-4pm
Tuesday 6-8pm. 

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MYRIAD - My resilience in adolescence

The MYRIAD Project

Open to all Year 7 students

myriad 02Alexandra Park School are partnering with UCL on an exciting new project this summer term. The project is being conducted in partnership with the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and will compare the effects of two  social and  emotional  learning  (SEL)  programmes,  which aim  to  improve  young  people’s  study  skills  and wellbeing.  

Students are invited to take part in an 8-week course as well as three data collection sessions, one before and two after completion of the programme.

At the start of the study students are randomly assigned to one of two SEL programmes.  Participants must then attend a 45 minute lesson once a week for eight weeks. These sessions will be led by a trained teacher and will be conducted in APS.

myriad 01Why take part?

  • Learn new skills
  • Work your wellbeing and personal development
  • Earn up to £90

If you are interested, please download the information and cosent forms from below, returning the completed consent form to Ms. O'Gorman in The Bridge.

Download the Information Sheet *

Download the Consent Form *

* Please note: parents / guardians will need to read both the Information Sheet and the Parental Consent Form in order for their child to take part in the study.  Handing in of the consent form does not guarantee a place, as groups will be very small.

Read more...