On Thursday 5th November, learners took part in a drop-down day, designed to raise awareness of stress and relaxation strategies they could use to promote healthy minds and bodies. Here are some photos from the day.
44% of young people enjoyed Overcoming Obstacles the most, which was a PE obstacle course, designed to encourage perseverance, resilience and a ‘can-do’.
The theme in Art Therapy was Bubble Art, which was enjoyed the most by 24% of our learners.
Our learners made creative collages using leaves, which are abundantly available at this time of year.
Alfie the School Therapy Dog enjoyed his day too. Here he is with Mr Tully, showing a learner the tricks he can do for a treat.
Alfie leaving the treat on his paw, until Mr Tully tells him to eat it.
Learners tasted different teas and learned about the beneficial, calming effects of teas such as chamomile. 20% of learners enjoyed Tea and Aromatherapy the most.
Learners learned CPR and resuscitation.
Finally, the last word goes to LM, a Year 10 learner who said the day had…