A Teacher’s Guide to Easing Pupil Anxiety

In the dynamic landscape of education, teachers play a pivotal role not only in imparting knowledge but also in shaping the emotional well-being of their pupils. Recognising and addressing anxiety among pupils is crucial for fostering a positive learning environment. In this blog, we’ll explore effective ways teachers can support and guide pupils dealing with […]

Bridging Gaps: Navigating Special Education Needs with Dr. Adam Boddinson

In the realm of Special Education Needs (SEND), the challenges faced by children and schools are profound. Recently, I had the privilege of meeting with Dr. Adam Boddinson, a distinguished expert in SEND. Our conversation shed light on the critical issues surrounding SEND, including the lengthy wait times for referrals and the essential need for […]

Nurturing Young Minds: The Power of Mindfulness in Schools

In a world filled with ever-increasing demands and distractions, the well-being of our children is a priority that cannot be overstated. As we strive to provide the best possible education, it’s crucial that we also focus on nurturing their mental health. One potent tool that has gained significant recognition in this endeavour is mindfulness. Let’s […]

Unlocking the Power of Mindfulness

New research is shedding light on the profound impact of mindfulness on children’s mental health, particularly when delivered through innovative platforms like YogaBugs’ Virtual primary school programme. Mindfulness, characterised by a heightened, open-minded awareness of the present moment, is emerging as a powerful tool to enhance the well-being of young minds. Countless studies have underscored […]

#HelloYellow & World Mental Health Day

In a world that often feels like it’s moving at the speed of light, it’s easy to forget that our youngest generation is growing up amidst unique challenges and experiences. World Mental Health Day serves as a poignant reminder that the mental well-being of children is as crucial as any other aspect of their development. […]

50 Primary Schools Embrace YogaBugs Virtual to Boost Mental Health and Wellbeing

In today’s fast-paced world, the importance of mental health and wellbeing in schools cannot be overstated. The good news is that primary schools are increasingly recognising the value of holistic approaches to education. A remarkable initiative is taking root as 50 primary schools across the country embrace YogaBugs Virtual—an online yoga and mindfulness program designed […]

The Power of Yoga & Mindfulness: Supporting Children with ADHD

October is ADHD Awareness Month, a time when we come together to raise awareness about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its impact on individuals and families. ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects both children and adults, making it challenging to focus, control impulses, and stay organised. While medication and therapy are often part […]

The Essential Connection: Wellbeing and Quality Education in Primary Schools

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, one thing remains constant: the primary goal is to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and values they need to thrive in life. While academic excellence has long been the benchmark of educational success, there’s a growing understanding that a focus on wellbeing is equally essential for providing a […]

Empowering Youth Mental Health: The Role of Yoga in Primary Schools

Youth Mental Health Day serves as a reminder of the critical importance of nurturing the emotional well-being of our younger generation. In an age marked by increasing stressors and digital distractions, it has become imperative to equip our children with tools to manage their mental health effectively. One such tool that has gained popularity and […]