Mental Health & Wellbeing

The Return of Mr Brown’s Boys Club

Written by School Admin on October 12, 2018

This week saw the return of MBBC (Mr Brown’s Boys Club). For the remainder of this half term and up until the end of Autumn 2018, 11 boys will be split between 2 groups and will work with Mr Brown…

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Growth Mindset Assembly

Written by School Admin on October 10, 2018

The Grow your Mindset team came to conduct a whole school assembly for all the children, teachers and parents. They brought with them a giant inflatable brain, which helped get across the message that our brains need exercising every day. As part of the input we revisited how a…

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Happiness & Health (week 3)

Written by School Admin on July 3, 2018

For the third week (25th June) the focus was emotional health and how we can keep ourselves emotionally healthy. The group discussed that all of us have emotional health and keeping this positive is just as important as being physically…

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Week 4

Written by School Admin on June 6, 2018

This week in MBBC we focused on ‘Teamwork’. The boys already knew a lot about teamwork as most of them played/play in teams. However, this was still an important topic to cover as working collaboratively in a team can sometimes…

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Week 3

Written by School Admin on May 15, 2018

On Thursday 10th May, the newly formed and named (by the boys themselves) Mr Brown’s Boys Club (MBBC) had their 3rd session. The focus of this week’s session was RESILIENCE. The first 45 minutes of the afternoon was spent learning…

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First Aid Training

Written by School Admin on May 15, 2018

On the 16th, 18th and 19th of April, the children of Springfield Community Primary School were taught the basic key skills of First Aid, such as calling for help, CPR, how to use a defibrillator and the Recovery Position. Malcolm…

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Week 2

Written by School Admin on May 10, 2018

For the second instalment of MBBC we focused on ‘Values’. The session started with a discussion about influences within our lives. We filled in an activity sheet about those influences rating the importance.  We all agreed that the biggest influences…

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Mr Brown’s Boys Club – Week 1

Written by School Admin on May 6, 2018

For the first week of Mr Brown’s Boys Club we worked on ‘Self-esteem’. We discussed what it meant, what it is and the benefits of having it, We talked about having pride in what we do and recognising the things…

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Healthy Mind UK School Project

Written by School Admin on April 15, 2018

On the 10th April, Healthy Mind UK visited Springfield Primary School as the first part of a three day project that will be conducted over the coming months.  The first part of the programme was called ‘Brain child’, this workshop was…

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Andy’s Man Club

Written by School Admin on March 8, 2018

On Wednesday 7th March Luke Ambler attended Springfield Community Primary School to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing. Luke Ambler is a former professional Super League and International rugby league player, playing for the likes of Halifax and Leeds…

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