Wellbeing: Looking forward

This final topic in Mental Health sees the children reflect on everything they have learned to equip them for the future, including looking at how to resolve conflicts and how to show resilience by employing a growth mindset. Pupils look at different relaxation strategies as well as other ways they can take responsibility for their physical and emotional wellbeing and consider what kind of person they want to be.

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Lesson 1: Wonderful Me! > Our social media selves

Children consider why people may present their life in a different way on social media and the impact this can have on other people.

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Lesson 2: People around me > Resolving conflict and compromising

Children learn about how conflict can arise and the steps that can be taken to resolve it or prevent it, creating a resolution guide.

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Lesson 3: Meaning and Purpose > What can I be?

By pondering different meanings of the question ‘What do I want to be when I grow up?’, children focus on what is important to them.

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Lesson 4: Resilience > Resilience toolbox

Reflecting on the different resilience strategies they have come across in the past, pupils create a resilience toolbox to help prepare them for any challenge.

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Lesson 5: Healthy Body, Healthy Brain > Taking Responsibility for my Health

Children consider how they look after their own physical and emotional well-being and think of what else they can do to keep themselves healthy.

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Lesson 6: Relaxation > Mindfulness

In addition to completing a mindfulness activity, pupils create a booklet of useful relaxation strategies to use in different situations.

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