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First Chapter Friday

Listen to our staff read out the first chapters from some of their favourite books. Our latest contribution is ‘Shug’, written by Jenny Han, and read by Miss R Reed. Continue reading …

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Good Samaritan Week

Good Samaritan Week will take place 8-12 February 2021. Please remember that we will be celebrating Good Samaritan Week in school from Monday. This is always a special week for us because it reminds us to stop and think of others, in the same way Continue reading …

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STOP for Mindfulness

Mindfulness can help you manage stress, pain and your overall mental health. Practicing mindfulness sounds simple, but it can be difficult to remember to do it. Use the STOP tool to help you remember to be mindful throughout your day. (S)TOP(T)AKE A BREATH(O)BSERVE(P)ROCEED For more Continue reading …

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Zentangle Art

Zentangle Art is a form of art therapy practice to enhance relaxation and focus and is also a fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Zentangle itself may be relatively new, but the basic principles involved are as old as the history Continue reading …

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Sixth Form Subject Presentations

Weeks Beginning 8th and 22nd February 2021 In order to support all pupils in making the most appropriate subject choices for Sixth Form, we will be offering subject presentations as Teams meetings to provide further details about the subjects we can offer in our Sixth Continue reading …

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50 Coping Strategies Poster

Dekko Comics produce some amazing educational comics for children. One of our favourites is their 50 Coping Strategies poster, which includes some wonderful illustrations. The poster is currently available to download for free (normally priced £2.50). You can download it from the Dekko Comics website. Continue reading …

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Virtual Walking

This might be a good activity for people who are isolating or can’t leave home for any reason, although anyone can enjoy it. There are many great ‘virtual walk’ videos on YouTube. There are ones for New York, Tokyo, even along the ridge of the Continue reading …

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Pancake challenge

Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, takes place this year on February 16th. Why not spend some time practicing your pancake making during our Well-being Week? You could have a pancake tossing competition with your family members. Or maybe you could come up with Continue reading …

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Every Mind Matters self-care tool

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. The NHS offers expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. One tool that you might wish to try in the Every Mind Continue reading …

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