Personal Development Workshops

This programme of self- development responds to that challenge and provides an opportunity for young people to become more self aware, understand the internal and external factors that affect them and start to see a clearer way forward as they face their life choices.

  • Pick ‘n’ Mix Personal Development Days

    This is a series of workshops for all year groups in one day.

    You decide which themes you would like for each year group.

    Here’s an example:-

    • Reception/Yr 1 – Friendship and what we look like
    • Yr 2 – Taking the fear out of making mistakes
    • Yr3 – Assertiveness and communication
    • Yr 4 – Anti Bullying
    • Yr 5 – Self Esteem and Confidence
    • Yr 6 Transition to secondary school.
  • You Choose

    A variety of drama, art, music & movement approaches can be tailored to fit any area of personal development that your children need to explore.

    Let me know what you want and I’ll write something appropriate for the time-scale, subject and age of your children.

    Most Suitable For: any year group

     

  • Transition from Year 6 to Year 7

    Coming up to one of the most crucial changes in a pupils life, how well do we prepare children emotionally for the transition? Are they ready to go into the unknown with confidence? Do we know their hopes and fears for the future? This is a chance to make sure everyone is the best that they can be socially as well as academically when they start Secondary school.

    Contents include: short simple but significant exercises that make specific points about attitudes, behaviours and mindsets.

    Most suitable for: Yr 6 pupils

  • Assertiveness & Communication Skills

    This workshop can be tailored for girls dealing with relationships or for boys dealing with anger management issues. Emotional intelligence empowers young people and helps them to cope with difficult relationships in school, with friends and family.

    Contents include: short simple but significant exercises that make specific points and open up different points of view and debate.

    Most Suitable For: Yr 5, 6, & all secondary

  • Is it a Mistake to Make a Mistake?

    Fear of making mistakes is our greatest obstacle. It stops us having the courage to move forward. A willingness to fail is one if the key characteristics of a successful person. If we give children the courage to make mistakes they will learn that much faster and with their self esteem intact

    Contents include: short simple but significant exercises that make specific points about attitudes, behaviours and mindsets.

    Most Suitable For: any year group

  • Anti-Bullying

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    A practical ‘fiction’ orientated workshop looking at bullying from all points of view – the victim, the bully, the bully as victim etc

    This can be tailored to work with a whole class or with a smaller group of children who are either bullies or victims of bullying.

    Contents include: drama exercises, role-play; improvisation; freeze-frames and hot seating.

    Most Suitable For: any year group

  • Confidence & Self Esteem Building

    Confidence and self esteem are two of the most essential life skills we can possibly give children. This workshop empowers children to view themselves in a positive and productive way and understand how to raise their confidence levels.

    Contents include: drama games & exercises, reflection; Teamwork; confidence tricks!

     Most Suitable For: any year group