St. Mary’s Preparatory School located in the heart of Henley-on-Thames is setting aside the usual curriculum on Friday 27 September to focus on wellbeing. In addition to a range of wellbeing workshops for pupils and parents, the wider community are also invited to attend the following events and an after school ‘Be Well’ Festival:
9.15am-10.15am ‘Sleep Fairy Talk’ (FREE event)
Experienced Sleep Fairy Dee Booth offers practical advice about sleep, eating and behaviour issues in babies, toddlers and children up to 11 years old. Dee’s session will undoubtedly be beneficial to many local parents and after her talk she will be happy to answer any questions. To secure your place at this free event please book here. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-well-day-at-st-marys-preparatory-school-sleep-fairy-talk-tickets-71358407919
2.15pm – 3pm ‘How DO you answer those tricky questions from children about their bodies?’
Talk by Tessa Venuti Sanderson from Cyclical Wisdom (FREE event)
Local Weleda Advisor, Yoga Teacher and Menstrual Educator Tessa Venuti Sanderson helps parents tackle the challenge of talking to children about the changes their bodies are going through. This free event will be packed full of helpful tips and booking is essential . https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-well-day-at-st-marys-preparatory-school-body-awareness-talk-tickets-71628620131
3.30pm –5.30pm Be Well Festival (FREE event)
All are invited to St. Mary’s Be Well Festival. This free of charge event will feature a range of stalls all focused on wellbeing. Come along to meet nutritionists, a children’s mental health author, have a massage, learn more about meditation, mindful colouring plus much more. The Be Well Festival will allow everyone time to think about their own mental health and there will also be refreshment stalls. This event is a free to attend and there is no need to pre book.
Stall holders include STIB, Lucy’s Blue Day author – Chris Duke, Prana Mind, Tropic, The Sleep Fairy, Weleda and hand massages, Massage by Siana Tonkins, Candela Hypnosis and therapy clinic including information on microbiome.
7.00pm – 10.30pm Wellbeing Brush Party (£30 per ticket)
A Brush Party promises to be a great way to unwind! Leave your cares behind for the evening, enjoy a great night out and go home with a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, created by you! From newbie to seasoned painter, this fun approach makes painting easy for all.
The perfect event to wrap up St. Mary’s Be Well day, this event costs £30 per ticket and includes all equipment and refreshments. Please book you ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brush-party-at-st-marys-preparatory-school-be-well-day-tickets-71632523807
St. Mary’s Prep School is part of the global Cognita family of schools. Cognita is an extraordinary group of 70 diverse yet connected schools joining forces in an inspiring world of education with one common purpose: building self-belief and empowering individuals to succeed. Cognita schools across the globe are holding ‘Be Well’ days on Friday 27 September.