Wellbeing & Mindfulness
Welcome to our Welbeing and Mindfulness page, maintained by the Wellbeing Lead, Mrs Troop.
Our teaching and learning of mental health and emotional wellbeing as part of a comprehensive PSHE education curriculum is vital. It promotes pupils’ wellbeing through an understanding of their own and others’ emotions and the development of healthy coping strategies.
All children have the confidence to approach any adult in school if they are worried about their own or someone else’s wellbeing.
Wellbeing & Mindfulness Notices
The whole school enjoyed celebrating French Day! We built Eiffel towers, found out French facts in a game of Vrai ou Faux?, sampled French cuisine and practised our French.
Many, many thanks to all who donated to support the sponsored walk I (Mr H) was on last weekend. As a dedicated cyclist, quite happy to ride 100 miles+ at a time, I've realised that 22 miles is a long way to walk - ouch! 55,000 steps, even with my long legs! My team...
Friday 8th July is our celebration of all things French! At Parkdale we all learn French, as well as celebrating different languages in our community. We thought that a day exploring and experiencing all things French would be a wonderful way to share our passion for...
Our Whole School Book Project
Throughout this term, every class will be exploring this wonderful book. The discussions and activities based within this book will give all children the opportunity to explore what bravery, kindness, growth, resilience, teamwork and mindfulness is. This will be delivered through six individual prints drawn from the book. Be sure to check out our outcomes in the gallery below.
The book is filled with detailed prints which portray deep and meaningful views – perfect for any growing mind trying to understand their place within the world.
See a copy of the choice boards linked to the book below.
Our Whole School Book Project
Throughout the Autumn Term, all classes will be exploring this wonderful book. The activities based within this book will give all children the opportunity to explore and understand anxiety and learn strategies to help deal with it effectively in every day lives.
Whilst working through this journal, children have explored ways to tackle anxieties when things overwhelm us. Recently, year 3, spent time designing
Anxiety Choice Board
If your child is finding being back at school too over whelming and is struggling to leave your side, check out the choice board below for more information, links, helpful books, apps and coping strategies you can explore together.
One of our Y6 pupils is creating mindfulness videos for us to learn breathing exercises and strategies we can use both in and outside of school. We are so proud of their enthusiasm and commitment to this.
Wellbeing & Mindfulness Documents & Resources
Our Daily Check In
Throught the school, we provide various different ways for the children to express their emotions and thoughts on a daily basis. Here is an example the children are familiar with, why not use this template from home too.