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Meeting DfE guidance for September: introducing mindfulness to support children’s wellbeing

For many teachers the summer holidays this year will not provide the mental and physical break from school life that they need. Earlier this month the DfE published its guidance for the full opening of schools in September, outlining how all state-funded schools should prepare for all pupils, in all year groups, to return to […]

20 Tips #8: Teaching Mindfulness Online? Reflections on Safeguarding during School Closures

As we ride the waves of uncertainty and daily changes to government guidance, our daily meetings at MiSP have been dominated by how we can best support students and teachers in the midst of school closures and restricted movement. We are also more than aware of how these changes will have affected many of those […]

20 Tips #1: Networking

Welcome to MiSP’s series of 20 Top Tips for 2020. We have gathered together the 20 questions we are asked most often and, using a decade’s worth of experience in delivering mindfulness in schools, plus the experiences of our mindfulness community of more than 5,000 trained teachers, we provide the answers! #1: Where can I […]

Healthy Minds, featuring .breathe, now available to all schools ...

We are delighted that Healthy Minds, the PSHE curriculum for secondary schools which features the four .breathe lessons, is now available to all schools. Healthy Minds consists of resilience, mental health, social media and goal setting lessons, and provides training to deliver 61 lessons to support young peoples’ mental and emotional health. Read more from […]

Transition: Big school! SATs! Puberty! Social media! … and breathe.

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the precarious situation of our children’s mental health. Childhood can be a stressful time and one of the most pressured periods is transition – the ‘perfect storm’ of changes that occur around ages 10 – 14. During this time many elements combine to form a maelstrom of change: […]