Healthy Mind Champions
At Brightside NI School, we have been engaging with the Healthy Minds Project in Sheffield. Healthy Minds puts emotional resilience at the heart of children’s health and wellbeing and recognises its impact on their learning, behaviour and attainment. By providing a stable, nurturing and protective environment, we can help children learn how to regulate their emotions and develop healthy relationships with other children and school staff. These abilities will have a huge impact on their emotional resilience and satisfaction with their lives.
For more information about the Healthy Minds Project please click here.
In the autumn term we asked children to apply to be our Healthy Mind Champions at Brightside NI School.
They meet every half term with Mr Smith to talk about how they can support their friends in the classroom and outside.
Projects and discussions so far:
- the school environment
- sensory areas
- transition to a new class/new school
- time and space to be on their own in school
- developing the use a 'friendship stop' in the playground