Wellbeing, Play Therapy, Forest School and more!
Wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at Valley Park, and this is because we truly and fundamentally care about every single person in our school.
Please find further information about how we support parent, children and staff well-being through the links below.
The heart of our curriculum sits within the 2010 Equality Act protected characteristics. We explicitly teach these through our curriculum, and through our weekly assemblies. Each week, we teach the Valley Park Wellbeing Curriculum, focusing on 4 key aspects identified within our wider curriculum: Mentally Healthy Physi
Valley Park is proud to be in partnership with Magic Breakfast, providing healthy breakfasts to our pupils so that they are settled and ready to learn. Magic Breakfast provides Valley Park with nutritious breakfast food to ensure children start their school day in the best possible way. Breakfast gives children the energy needed f
Put simply, a growth mindset is when an individual believes they can develop their intelligence. Whereas a fixed mindset is when a person believes their intelligence and characteristics cannot be changed in any meaningful way. In Maths, a fixed mindset might look like this: “I’m no good at maths. It’s not somethi
We want children to come together at lunchtimes, just as we would at home as a family. This allows children to develop a variety of skills, whilst ensuring nutritional and balanced meals each day. We want children to be a part of the process of preparing lunches, as well as helping each other to clean lunch away. We also encourage
At Valley Park we are thrilled to be able to offer our children and families Play and Art Therapy. Our therapy staff in school are supported by Sandra Georgeson and Lucy, her wonderful Therapy Dog! What is Play Therapy? Play Therapy is used as a way of helping children express their feelings and deal with difficu
Remote Learning Wellbeing Support
We are aware of the potential negative impact coronavirus and lockdown measures may have on our children and families, and believe it is our purpose to support and dedicate time to well-being. Each day, children will receive a "well-being welcome" from their own class teacher, maintaining a "sense of belonging