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Massage in Schools is a programme that develops positive touch based on respect involving a formal massage routine as part of teaching and learning.

St Gregory's has introduced Peer massage throughout the school. All children have been taught a simple massage routine that they perform on a friend.

Peer massage is used to:

  • Help children become calmer and have improved concentration.
  • Develops confidence and increased self esteem
  • Teach children to respect others and leads to social inclusion
  • Improve Emotional health
  • Help children recognise ‘good’ and ‘bad’ touch
  • Improve motor skills
  • Encourages visual and kinaesthetic learning.
  • Children are encouraged to make choices
  • Cooperation improves as children work in pairs and in groups
  • There is a calmer classroom environment The teacher benefits from all these aspects
  • Massage is fun!
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Massage Routine KS2

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Mindfulness in School Programme (MISP)

Mindfulness in school is taught through  Paws b.

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Mindfulness is taught in Years 3 - 6 in 6 x 1 hour lessons.
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