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Mental Health Awareness Week

April 27, 2022

Mental Health Awareness week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health. This year it takes place from 9-15 May with the theme of ‘Loneliness'. We look at some 2Simple resources that you can use to raise awareness and boost mental wellbeing throughout the week and beyond.

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International Dance Day - 29th April

April 22, 2022

International Dance Day is celebrated every year on 29th April to promote art, culture and dance as an art form. It also aims to act as a ‘wake-up-call for governments, politicians and institutions which have not yet recognised its value to the people and to the individual [or] realised its potential for economic growth’. In this blog we take a look at some Purple Mash activities related to dance and giveaway a free samba dance lesson from Striver.

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The Bett show series | Striver

March 15, 2022

The leading EdTech trade show in the UK is back and we’ll be there! Bett 2022 is a free event that is taking place from 23rd to 25th March 2022 at London Excel. Each day in the run up to #BETT2022 we will be showcasing one of our products that you can find out more about at the show. Today we take a look at PE and Wellbeing app Striver.

Striver was created to improve primary aged pupils long-term physical and mental wellbeing; it’s a complete PE scheme of work that not only focuses on the physical health of pupils but also their mental health with dedicated wellbeing units. It has been built around the realities of modern teaching and uses technology to allow teachers to do more in less time.

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Children’s Mental Health Week - 7-13 February 2022

Jan. 25, 2022

Children's Mental Health Week is run by children's mental health charity Place2Be, who launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of Children and young people’s mental health.

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World Mental Health Day

Oct. 3, 2021

The World Health Organisation recognizes World Mental Health day on 10th October every year. This year’s theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World’. There are a range of resources that schools and teachers can use to mark #WorldMentalHealthDay #WMHD2021.

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