BeeMindful Children’s Programme

This is a six-week structured programme, developed for Key Stages 1 and 2 and 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 programme content includes:

Meditation Sessions

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.

Mindful Activities

These include mindful movement, yoga, mindfulness of sound, mindfulness of senses, mindful coping strategies and ‘kindfulness’.

Reflections

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.

Programme Objectives

To develop children’s:

  • Emotional resilience
  • Kindness to self and others
  • Empathy
  • 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:

Recommendation for one-form entry school:

Key Stage One – one BeeMindful trained teacher

Key Stage Two – two BeeMindful trained teachers

Recommendation for two-form entry school:

Key Stage One – two BeeMindful trained teachers

Key Stage Two – four BeeMindful trained teachers

Recommendation for three-form entry school:

Key Stage One – three BeeMindful trained teachers

Key Stage Two – six BeeMindful trained teachers

This model enables the Beemindful teacher to deliver the programme to two classes, (their own class and a partnered class), during individually timetabled one-hour PSHE sessions. This frees up the partnered class teacher to cover the Beemindful teacher’s class during this session.

Booking Information

If you would like to train to become a BeeMindful teacher please refer to the detailed information about our Teacher Training Programme. You can register for the Teacher Training Programme via Event Brite

Cost: £320.00 per participant and includes lesson plans, meditation scripts, PowerPoint slide shows.

Dates: Thursday 12th April 2018, Thursday 26th April 2018, Thursday 10th May 2018

Times: 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Radclyffe Room, Ordsall Hall, 322 Ordsall Hall, Salford, M5 3

Closing Date: Applications must be received by 26th February 2018.

Please email contact@themindfulnessteachers.co.uk if you have any questions.

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