The children in Forms 4 & 5 will have the opportunity to learn about mindfulness this year. They will follow the Paws b programme designed by MiSP (Mindfulness in Schools Project).
The programme runs for twelve lessons and we have split this into two units of six.
One focus of the course is to teach the children about four specific parts of the brain; the prefrontal cortex, the hippocampus, the amygdala and the insula.
The course also gives the children strategies for improving focus, concentration, decision making and resilience. All whilst helping them to notice the world around them and encouraging to be active thinkers.
Paws b is a great opportunity for the children to explore the way they think and learn, setting them up for all the adventures that life at Cargilfield brings.