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Mindfulness as part of the Curriculum for Wales 2022

There are significant changes ahead for schools in Wales. From September 2022, they will be delivering the new Curriculum for Wales which aspires to raise standards and attainment for all children and deliver an education system that is a “source of national pride and public confidence” (Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education). In this article, we […]

Ceallach Spellman, MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Ceallach Spellman. Whether in the hit ITV drama-comedy Cold Feet, BBC’s World on Fire, Waterloo Road, the BAFTA Award-winning Friday Download, or presenting his own show for BBC Radio One, Ceallach ‘Cel’ Spellman has appeared on our mainstream TV and radio for over a decade. […]

Caroline Lucas MP, MiSP Patron

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our new Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Caroline Lucas MP. Caroline is a campaigner, a writer and the Green Party’s first ever MP, twice leading the party and representing Brighton Pavilion since 2010. She has written on subjects such as green economics, localisation, alternatives to globalisation, trade […]

Jon Kabat-Zinn: MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Jon Kabat-Zinn. Jon is one of the founding fathers of contemporary mindfulness. Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, it was Jon’s pioneering work at the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic that set the wheels in motion for what became Mindfulness-Based Stress […]

Jerome Flynn, MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Jerome Flynn. Jerome is a distinguished actor who has appeared on our screens in award-winning and popular TV series such as ITV’s Solder Solder, BBC’s Ripper Street, Netflix’s Black Mirrror and HBO’s Game of Thrones. As well as being an international TV and film star, […]

Global stars revealed as UK mindfulness charity's first patrons

Today, marking the end of World Wellbeing Week, the national charity Mindfulness in Schools Project announces three internationally famous figures as its inaugural patrons. Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn, environmental campaigner and politician Caroline Lucas MP and pioneering academic Jon Kabat-Zinn are known globally for outstanding work in their respective fields. Now, they are […]

MiSP Youth Ambassadors: Haroon Hussein

Haroon is a sixth form student studying for A’ levels in Biology, Chemistry, Maths and Physics. He recommends mindfulness to other young people as a powerful tool to help them when they are going though difficult times … How did you first learn about mindfulness? “I discovered mindfulness during an assembly in year 7. But […]

Bringing mindfulness to more schools in Wales

Carmarthenshire County Council, in collaboration with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, has established a ground-breaking programme to bring mindfulness training to schools in south west Wales … We are delighted to have been invited to provide bespoke group training to teachers in Carmarthenshire to introduce more young people to the benefits of mindfulness. […]