Before the lesson
- To understand what relaxation feels like
- To understand that relaxation techniques can be used anywhere
- Simple self-care techniques, including the importance of rest, time spent with friends and family and the benefits of hobbies and interests.
- That mental wellbeing is a normal part of daily life, in the same way as physical health.
Pupils needing extra support: Could benefit from having more examples of calm places and support in describing the environment.
Pupils working at greater depth: Should think about how they would talk someone through this place as a visualisation activity and use appropriate expression and intonation to calm talk someone through their relaxing environment.