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01/04/21

Retweetd From Southwark Council

Could you be the next Southwark scholar? Planning to go to university but worried about the cost? We've already supported over a hundred outstanding students to attend university by covering their fees. If you think you have what it takes, find out more https://t.co/5SD2OMF927 https://t.co/a2fvWXCm7B

31/03/21

Retweetd From South London Citizens

Tonight was the second issues workshop — this time focussing on mental health for schools / young people. Great leadership from from , Emma and students from , from , Treasure from , and more! https://t.co/MpAoMp78z6 https://t.co/6OtsI16dqR

30/03/21

We have a temporary email address if you need to contact the Academy: harrispeckhaminfo.com

30/03/21

The last day of term is Wednesday 31st March. Students will be dismissed from 12:30pm.

29/03/21

Food parcels are available at the Academy today between 3.15-4pm. Come and get fresh eggs, milk, fruit, bagels, bread and cereal. See you there! https://t.co/dIQMj8L8TH

26/03/21

Retweetd From Kalisher Trust

We are enjoying spending time with - talking about the Law-with thanks to the team who include Mark Fenhalls QC, and https://t.co/AbvgR66g2A

26/03/21

Year 9 and budding lawyers are spending the afternoon taking part in a seminar on the legal profession and looking at legal ethics! https://t.co/8avTfUHq4H

26/03/21

HAP celebrates Le mois de la francophonie. "Team Croissants" stole the show in the Y7 quiz! Students also watched an iconic French cartoon, Titeuf, and joined a workshop on French cartoon-making. https://t.co/s18kodko8O

25/03/21

Retweetd From HarrisSchoolDirect

Would you like to train as a Primary or Secondary school teacher? Join us for our early morning evening on 10th May at 8.30am. We will answer all of your questions. Tickets here! 👇 https://t.co/vue0nexWaz

25/03/21

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

Free eBooks & eAudiobooks for all Southwark Libraries members 👉 https://t.co/SzKlfnizGr Just download the BorrowBox app https://t.co/iTPpsrOamn

24/03/21

Retweetd From Platform

Easter Holiday Programme ! FREE places for children in Years 3-6. DM us for details. https://t.co/hPeJFHX9Ta

23/03/21

Y10 students spent the day attending an online visit to to learn about university life & future degree options. Here they are looking at the Cambridge prospectus! https://t.co/Lu80RAdHMb

22/03/21

Retweetd From Bedrock Learning

Has Bedrock Vocabulary transformed your students' learning? Then explore our broad, ambitious English language and literature scheme, suitable for all GCSE-age pupils. Read more here: https://t.co/fEDGbpM5rn

22/03/21

Retweetd From Department for Education

You may be helping your child do their first Covid-19 test at home tonight. demonstrated how to carry out a lateral flow test, with the help of his niece. https://t.co/F7ek6z5ql4

22/03/21

This week's student newsletter, Peckham Post, is now available on our website https://t.co/W5PdiClUF7

19/03/21

Retweetd From NHS

Parents and support bubbles of school children can now get rapid Covid-19 tests twice a week. Order yours now.

19/03/21

Thank you to Kate and her students from for their inspiring talk on taking Geography further at university and career opportunities for our Year 10 and Year 11 students! https://t.co/kibUIjUGJU

18/03/21

The Peckham Geographic Society have been studying dinosaurs. Check out the artistic creations from Joshua and Jordan from Year 8! https://t.co/DoqkyzBHAj

17/03/21

It's good to be back! Year 11 Historians doing what they do best and putting forward their historical arguments. https://t.co/yNirUQykmo

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Wellbeing Sessions To Try At Home

To stay fit and healthy, we recommend you do one PE or yoga activity every day, and one cooking activity each week. On this page you will find a range of activities that you can do at home.

You can also download our HAP thoughts, tips and ideas for wellbeing during lockdown.


Stay connected

An easy way to increase your wellbeing is to connect with other people. Why not phone, message or video call another member of your family who is not living with you, particularly those that might be lonely during isolation. Or message or video call your friends to maintain social connections while your cannot meet. 

You might want to check your neighbours are OK each day too, particularly those that might be lonely. These small acts of kindness will be appreciated and will make you feel good as well.


PE With Joe

Joe Wicks, The Body Coach, has a 30 minute PE session every Monday-Friday for students of all ages. "The schools are closed, there is no PE, but don't worry I'm going to take this over," says Joe. "I am going to be the nation's PE teacher!"

PE With Joe


Yoga With Adriene

Adriene is an online Yoga teacher with 6.5 million followers. Adriene has posted 100s of online Yoga videos that you can do in the comfort of your own home. The one below is ideal for complete beginners and lasts 20 minutes.  A perfect way to warm down after PE with Joe or to start the day. If you are a complete beginner, try this video 4-5 times to get the hang of it before you explore her other videos. Enjoy!


Cooking with Jamie Oliver and Family

Jamie Oliver, champion of healthy eating in schools, has a whole YouTube channel of recipes to choose from. The video below is the first in a series of 15 videos of simple recipes that children can prepare and cook themselves (with supervision of course!).  

Jamie has also released a five-part series (Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On) with recipes that can be made with everyday ingredients that you should still be able to buy in the shops – this was on Channel 4 this week and you can still watch it now. You can also find the recipes here. Why not try a new recipe every week!


Super Yummy Kitchen

Our catering supplier, Chartwells, have started a YouTube Channel, The Super Yummy Kitchen, featuring chef Andrew Walker and guest chef Allegra McEvedy cooking exciting healthy snacks, in addition to curriculum activities for children. Head over to their YouTube channel to take a look. 

Chartwells


Mindfulness

Mindfulness has been shown to be a very effective way to reduce stress and anxiety.  There are lots of companies that are currently offering free access to their normally paid-for smartphone apps (e.g. Calm and Headspace) so you might want to give them a go.

However, on YouTube there are many mindfulness activities that you can try. The video below is one of a series of nine different 10-minute sessions. Why not try a session once a day?  You might find it easier to start off trying one session and doing it every day for a week before you move on to a different session.  

Remember, to start with you will probably find yourself quite distracted (even if you manage to find a quiet place to do mindfulness in your home). This is normal! When you catch yourself thinking about something other than the session, don’t get annoyed at yourself, just stop thinking/worrying/planning about what you were and return your attention to the session. 

Good luck with your practice!


You might also like to download Coronavirus Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources, compiled by Heads Together.

If you have any comments on these activities, or ideas for other activities that students (or parents!) might enjoy, please do email info@harrispeckham.org.uk.