Andrew Cowley, author of The Wellbeing Toolkit and co-founder of Healthy Toolkit (@HealthyToolkit), presents the ultimate guide to help primary schools develop a practical, principled and values-driven wellbeing curriculum for their pupils. Schools are responsible for giving children the tools and emotional resilience to cope with the changes and challenges they will face in the future.
Developing a comprehensive wellbeing curriculum for primary-aged children is crucial: when taught how to make good life choices and care for their physical and mental health, children will thrive both at primary school and beyond. The Wellbeing Curriculum covers a range of issues from self-awareness, looking after others and building trust, to exercise, healthy eating, cyberbullying, leadership, diversity and empowerment.
It offers practical ideas for embedding a wellbeing curriculum in lessons, assemblies, PSHE and RSE sessions and as part of the school ethos.
This is the must-have book for schools looking to adapt their pastoral approach, and put pupil wellbeing at the heart of the curriculum.