April 2020

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Good Morning. Here is a short exercise to help your imagination grow and to give you a sense of well-being.  It is lovely and relaxing and gets better each time you practice it.  Do it every day.  Just a few minutes a day. Mindfulness  Journey Read through this a couple of times – slowly and when you...
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As we begin the weekend, Mrs Troughton gives us some tips on mindfulness and grounding ourselves in the present moment: Mindfulness keeps you grounded and in the present.  This will – over time – reduce your anxiety. You can practise Mindfulness almost anywhere. You can stay fully present while you are talking or listening, you...
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Our school Careers and Destinations lead Mrs Williams suggests some useful links to talks from Speakers for Schools, an organisation set up by Robert Peston to give all school children access to prestigious speakers across a range of industries.  Read about their latest online offering whilst we are all at home: Speakers for Schools have...
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After a rather unusual Easter holiday, our new summer term begins and  Miss Troughton, our Well-Being practitioner begins the term with a poem and the new opportunities that lockdown can offer us: “And the people stayed home. And they read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned...
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At the end of an extraordinary term Miss Hughes-Williams sends out a message to us all as we begin a rather different holiday than perhaps the one we expected: Many thanks for all your wonderful messages of support and appreciation over the past fortnight.   Thank you also for your patience and proportionality as we navigate...
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Head of PE Miss Sykes has suggested some online sites for keeping fit and healthy.  It is difficult to get out at the moment so these are ideal for getting active in the house and having a bit of fun at the same time.  The mental health and well-being benefits of keeping fit and active...
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With all this going on it’s can so difficult to find a space away from the news, the statistics and the general sadness of the current situation. This constant noise about the news can make you feel worn out or generally tired.  You do not need to listen to the news more than twice a...
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