Health and Well-being is a key priority at Lyme. We want our children to be educated about the benefits of having a healthy lifestyle which supports them physically and mentally.

During Health and Well-being Week we have organised a wide variety of activities to immerse the children in knowledge and experiences. This has included:

*Yoga sessions led by a parent (YN-Y6)

*Food tasting - supported by donations from our local Tesco (YN-Y6)

*Digital Well-being activities led by our chair of governors (Y3-Y6)

*Risk assessment talk led by one of our parent governors (Y5-6)

*PSCO talk on safety, road and rail (YN-Y6) and knife crime (Y5-6)

*Fire service visit - safety, their role in the community (YN-YR)

*Dentist visit - the importance of keeping teeth clean (YN-Y2)

*Fitness session led by PE teacher from Hope Academy (Y3-Y6)

*Well-being session - importance of sleep; a balanced diet; exercise; activties with friends and positive words - led by an A-level student from Hope Academy (Y3-Y6)

*Tobacco Education workshop led by the City Health Care Partnership (Y4 and Y6)

*Drug and Alcohol Education workshop led by the Substance Misuse Team (Y6)

*Basic First Aid training with St. John's Ambulance (Y3 and Y6)

*Road safety (Y1 and Y2)

*Scooter lessons (YR-Y6)

*Inflatable obstacle course (YN-Y6)

*Mindfulness activities in class - using colouring and music to provide a calm environment

*NSPCC - 'Pants' lessons on staying safe

*PATHs lessons in class - promoting alternative thinking strategies

*Activities led by class teachers on health and well-being


In addition to this, the children have participated in the following assemblies:

*Importance of health and well-being delivered by our PE Lead and Sports Council

*Mental Health led by our Pastoral Manager

*Spirituality as a support for developing a positive mindset led by Reverend Hall

*Positive mindset led by Tara Jones, St Helens RLFC player, England RL player and referee




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