Teaching

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: […]

Good Enough

by Ben Chalwin   “If it’s good enough for you, it’s good enough for me.” Dodgy – Good Enough A chipped mug, a book with bent up pages and a seized rear windscreen wiper – all minor sources of irritation. In reality, these imperfections don’t have that much of a negative impact on how these […]

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. […]

Mindfulness and Emotionally Friendly Schools

MiSP ran workshops entitled ‘Changing the weather in the staffroom and the classroom’ at the 5th annual conference hosted by Emotionally Friendly Schools (EFS) attended by 140 delegates in Greater Manchester this week.There was a great deal of interest in our whole-school approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing … Supported by Salford Educational […]