“One in five children suffer mental health problems before the age of 11”
National Association of Head Teachers, 2016
Are primary school children’s emotional and mental health needs being recognised and met at school? Stress and anxiety are the fastest growing illnesses in children and young people under the age of 21 in today’s society.
Heads and teachers have spoken out repeatedly to warn of the growing pressures of rigorous testing regimes from Early Years through to Year 6 and the negative impact on children’s mental health and behaviour at school.
Attend this training day to:
- Learn to recognise the signs of stress in primary school children
- Understand the impact on learning and behaviour
- Share Top Tips for practical strategies to use in the classroom and school
- Recommended resources for Heads and Teachers for easy implementation into schools
This training would benefit:
- Head Teachers and Executive Head Teachers
- Senior Leaders
- Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers
- Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators
- PSHE Co-ordinators
- School Governors with responsibility for Health and Wellbeing
Tracy has nearly 30 years of Primary School teaching experience in a variety of Senior Management, Leadership and teaching roles. Tracy has taught in a number of Primary Schools both in an inner city setting as well as suburban and rural settings. Her experience includes Acting Head Teacher, Key Stage 2 Team Leader, Maths, Assessment and Tracking Lead teacher and PSHE Co-ordinator.
Tracy has a wealth of experience in teaching and assessing Primary School children with a wide range of social, emotional and behavioural learning needs. Tracy was actively involved in the delivery of training to aspiring Middle Leaders in Primary Schools across North Yorkshire.
Tracy has up to date knowledge of the new Primary curriculum and continues to work as a Primary School teacher.
Amanda is a qualified Senior Nurse and Manager who has over 25 years clinical and managerial experience in the NHS. She delivers health and wellbeing training into schools, colleges and organisations across Teesside, Durham and North Yorkshire. Amanda specialises in wellbeing for staff and students and brings her clinical experience, together with up to date knowledge of research and evidence, into her training.
Amanda has supported many teachers through her clinical role as a Nurse and currently works in an NHS Mindfulness and Wellbeing programme. Amanda served 4 years as a Parent Governor in a North Yorkshire Primary School with the responsibility for the Healthy Schools initiative.
Tracy and Amanda deliver pupil and teacher wellbeing training and support into Primary Schools and here’s what Heads and teachers have said about their training:
“Good spread of knowledge and ideas to use in the classroom and 1:1”
“A very informative presentation, lots to think about”
“Mindfulness ideas with children, put more focus on this in school”
“Techniques to use to improve wellbeing in school”
Book early as capacity is limited. Receipts will be sent with confirmation of your place on the course.
CANCELLATION: must be received in writing. A refund of the course fee, less a processing charge of £25 will be made if cancellation is received by 22 October 2016. No refunds will be made after this date.