Year 10 GCSE Mindset and Wellbeing Day

On 29th October Year 10 students took part in a GCSE Mindset and Wellbeing Day.  The day began with a workshop when Dr Richard Slinger from Lancaster University educated our students on the science behind stress and anxiety.  Valuable advice on coping strategies was given.  Students then moved on to a series of activities designed to support them through their forthcoming GCSE years.  These included a yoga session, football, The Big Draw, an exam preparation and study skills workshop, as well as a session on identity and challenging stereotypes.  The day concluded with a well-attended Parent/Carer information session given by Mr Hutchinson, Head of Year 10.  Dr Slinger’s and Mr Hutchinson’s presentations, along with a whole host of other useful information and resources, can be found under the GCSE Support tab at the bottom of our school home page.


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