Many village schools have small budgets due to their headcount but their children are just as deserving of high quality education resources larger schools can more easily afford to address the mental & emotional health of pupils & help them to full social & emotional development so they can thrive.
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“We are very proud of our children as reflective learners. Children at our school really are respectful, kind, tolerant, committed, resilient and confident.”
“I chose Waltham St Lawrence for my daughter because it demonstrated the value of Kindness more than any other school I visited. From the moment I walked in, I felt that this is a school that does things differently.”
The pandemic has emphasised the challenging need for children to gain knowledge & skills to deal with anxiety & stress & manage the social & emotional aspects of their lives. In addition, primary schools in England must now teach Relationships & Health education alongside traditional subjects. THE BIG THINK provides ready-to-deliver lesson kits to meet both these existing needs & the new expectations but village schools tend to find such resources are outside the scope of their budgets.
For village/small schools keen to have THE BIG THINK life-skills lesson kits but struggling with limited budgets, donations will go towards their annual subscriptions. Using this programme children in these schools will be better equipped to deal with stress & anxiety, learn how to develop a healthy relationship with themselves & others, gain skills & develop mindsets that help them do well academically so they can lead happy, safe, fulfilling lives, making positive contributions to society.
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