We will come into your school and teach a six-week structured programme, developed for Key Stages 1 and 2.
The programme explores a variety of themes; included in the structure are creative mindful activities, videos, meditations, personal reflections and discussion.
On completion of this programme, children will be equipped with life skills that will encourage them to develop self-awareness and emotional intelligence, thus better able to deal with the difficulties that they may experience.
The children’s programme content includes:
These will develop children’s awareness of thought patterns, awareness of emotions and of body sensations, being kind to self and others and will equip the children with the tools to observe what is happening in the present moment.
These include mindful movement, yoga, mindfulness of sound, mindfulness of senses, mindful coping strategies and ‘kindfulness’.
Children have the opportunity to undertake verbal and written reflections, which enhances awareness of thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations, thus developing a more concrete understanding of habitual behaviour.
To develop children’s:
- Emotional resilience
- Kindness to self and others
- Emotional awareness and self-regulation
- Enhanced concentration
- Improved memory
- Improved problem solving
- Improved reasoning and planning
- Improved impulse control
Adopting a Whole-School Approach
In an ideal world every primary teacher would be trained to deliver mindfulness, however, in order to deliver a whole-school approach with limited funds and time restrictions and ensuring minimum disruption to classes, we recommend the following teaching model:
Please email email@example.com if you would like to book The Mindfulness Teachers to come into school and work with your children.