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Posted in Attention & Awareness Discussion

Brain Breaks and Circle Time in Chinese Class

In Primary Chinese Classes, students have used different brain breaks to help us refocus. In Y6 PW2 classes, we use Taichi movements as a brain break in between activities. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B-zHCETcyuMU6yNYWT_ElsEckegQrCda…

Posted in Attention & Awareness Feel Hear See

See, Hear, Feel on Poetry Excursion

During our Year 7 poetry excursion, students filled out poetry booklets as they drew inspiration from walking around Central and Admiralty. As part of that exercise, they recorded what they…

Posted in Strengths: Kindness

PE (Primary) – Character Strengths

In Primary PE, we have identified the 10 Character Strengths that we feel are displayed/or should be displayed the most and are incorporating these into our lessons. We are using…

Posted in Attention & Awareness Discussion Strengths: Kindness

Students working together

This book Christmas tree was made by my LT group. It took teamwork and discussion to make what looks to be something quite simple, but isn’t. A great spin off…

Posted in Attention & Awareness Habits & Goals

Individual Goal Setting

Following on from establishing a class Essential Agreement I invited students to provide me with feedback on how they felt I was going as their new teacher. Some key questions…

Posted in Feel Hear Relationships See Strengths

Reviewing the class Essential Agreement

As part of the process in building positive relationships and reestablishing classroom expectations in the transition of a new classroom teacher for 4KSE, I thought it would be helpful to…

Posted in Strengths: Kindness

Chinese: Character Strength with Year 2

1. Talk about students’ own character strength. 2. what character strength can you see from other people. (Draw and tell) 3. How to show kindness to people by using character…

Posted in Coping

Building Resilience to Cope – Y6 Camp

For the last few year’s Lawrence has led an activity on Y6 Camp that focuses on Coping.  The activity involves students on the tent camping site being spaced at 10m…

Posted in Emotional Management

Year 1 and Emotional Management

Year 1 have used the book ‘Fergal is Fuming’ to work through what strategies help us get back to the Green Zone. Students can now identify strategies that work for…

Posted in Strengths: Kindness

Being intentional about Kindness (and accountable)

As part of our preparations for World Kindness Day, 3KWD set some intentions for doing acts of Kindness on the day and beyond. We talked about our initial ideas in…