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Placing Mindfulness at the Core of School Life at Aureus School, Oxfordshire

A case study by @JoMcShaneEdu from The Little Book of Flourishing Schools Julie Hunter, Deputy Headteacher: Culture and Wellbeing @MsHMFL  www.aureusschool.org ‘Happy children learn. A school which is truly flourishing will have wellbeing for all top of their agenda every day.’ Julie Hunter  Background to the school culture: Aureus School is a brand new, state of the […]

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Vamosbox – Brain Break Cards

Improving wellbeing, social skills, concentration, and learning. Vamosbox brain breaks Indiegogo Video from Mette Marie Feildorf on Vimeo. I have written before about the link between inclusion and wellbeing. This goes for both staff and students of course, if we feel included in the school and class community then our wellbeing increases and we enjoy […]

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Promoting wellbeing through building conversations!

A guest post from @Edu_Wellbeing Why talk about wellbeing? Wellbeing is something that is relevant to everyone. Everyone has emotions that can make or break. When working in the Children and Young People Workforce, professionals have to be mindful of their own wellbeing, their colleagues and that of the people they are supporting – the children. […]

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Student and Teacher well being: the virtuous circle.

A guest post by @jo3grace This week it was reported that 74% of teachers are seriously considering leaving the profession. I also listened with a heavy heart to a debate between two opponents in the argument over primary school SATs: as the pro SATS commentator insisted that students must be assessed “So that we know what […]

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What Do You and Your Students Need?

A Guest Post by Julie Leoni @LoveBeingMeUK     How often do you stop to ask yourself what you need?  I’m guessing that you spend so much of your time making sure that everyone else gets what they need that you sometimes forget about yourself.  That stops here! Many of you will be aware of Maslow’s […]