Mindful Emotion Coaching
To promote the health and well-being of our pupils, we have been learning about our emotions and how they affect our behaviour. This has included workshops for both staff and children about how our brain works, to manage big emotions such as anger, sadness and fear. We have learned to use the ‘hand model’ to represent the brain and have been developing our understanding of how to become calm when experiencing strong emotions. As part of this, we are now practicing ‘mindfulness’ sessions in class to help to be in a better place for learning and to manage situations on the playground. We will be continuing this theme throughout our PSHE lessons and assemblies throughout the year.