Why kids yoga is as important as adult

Kids these days are as busy as adults with their school, extracurricular activities, and homework. They are equally stressed, but they cannot express themselves like an adult. Schools should be focused on providing a holistic education module for a child by incorporating anti-bullying campaigns, positive mental health sessions and most importantly incorporating yoga into their […]

Campaigning for change

We are in the midst of a mental health crisis, especially following the pandemic. Children as young as primary school age are suffering with their own mental health and wellbeing on a daily basis, with the government ignoring school’s cries out for money and resources to enable these children to receive the crucial help that […]

Returning to school

As our children return to school after a long summer break, these a chance they may feel anxious or nervous about returning to a school routine. Some children may be happy to return to the class, but others will find the prospect quite daunting. Knowing how to help your child deal with these emotions and […]

Mental Health & Education

The last few years have brought increased awareness of the importance of mental health and behaviour in schools, showing how children’s mental health significantly affects their academic performance. With studies showing an alarming increase in the number of children and teenagers who experience mental health issues, the pressure is mounting for schools and educational leaders to provide […]

Play Day 2022

Playday is the national day for play, which is celebrated each year across the UK on the first Wednesday in August. This year, falling on Wednesday 3rd August. The theme this year is ‘All to play for – building play opportunities for children’ The theme aims to highlight that play is for everyone. It is […]

Wellbeing week 2022

What is wellbeing week? World wellbeing is the Mental Health Foundations fundraising initiative for schools. The aim of the week is to provide young people with the tools and knowledge they need to help manage their mental health and wellbeing. The week is a reminder for everyone, regardless of age, of the importance of wellbeing […]

National School Sports Week

What is National School Sports Week? Whether a young person is starting primary school, secondary school, further education or leaving school for university or work, the transition period should always be carefully managed. If a child starts to s National School Sport Week was created by the Youth Sport Trust in 2008. The week-long celebration […]

Transition

Whether a young person is starting primary school, secondary school, further education or leaving school for university or work, the transition period should always be carefully managed. If a child starts to struggle with a transition, it can have a huge impact of their mental health, wellbeing, and academic ability. All children and young people […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event that takes place this year from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 May. The week is an opportunity to remind ourselves that mental health is a big part of our environment and that the wellbeing of primary school children and staff is important. With most schools putting an […]

Preparing for Exams

There are several things you can do to support your child’s mental wellbeing before, during and after the SATs. With most schools putting an emphasis on the SATs, whether intentionally or not, children are becoming stressed and anxious when the exams come around. How you can tackle stress during SATs Week If SATs week has […]