Used successfully in large corporations such as Price Waterhouse Cooper and the Home Office, this course demonstrates how schools can implement Mindfulness with staff and students to improve performance, increase productivity and reduce absences.


  • Take away a set of effective yet simple mindfulness techniques
  • Improve focus, help students deal with negative thoughts and emotions
  • Increase confidence, boost self-esteem, raise achievement
  • Use mindfulness as an antidote to stress and anxiety
COURSE DATES London, Fri 03 March 2017
London, Fri 30 June 2017
WHO FOR?  Senior leaders
Pastoral leaders/ workers
Heads of year
Wellbeing leaders
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch



10.00am - 11.00am: What’s all this mindfulness mumbo jumbo and how’s it work?

  • The science behind the results
  • Peripheral vision (the learning state) – technique 1
  • The 3 minute breathing space- technique 2

11.00am - 11.30am: Living in our heads

  • The mind body connection – technique 3
  • Anchoring a resourceful state – technique 4

11.30am - 11.45am: Break


11.45am - 12.45pm: React or respond? The power of stepping back

  • The emotional guidance system
  • Progressive relaxation meditation – technique 5
  • Cultivating separation between you & negative thoughts

12.45pm - 1.45pm: Lunch


1.45pm - 3.00pm: Paying attention- developing the power of positive focus

  • Paying attention- developing the power of positive focus
  • The difference between being present and automatic pilot- technique 6
  • Stepping into the perfect version of you.- technique 7
  • Discussion and feedback, how and where this would be effective in school

3.15pm - 3.45pm: Putting it all together

  • A look at how other schools incorporate mindfulness
  • Pupil empowerment programme/exam success preparation formula

Helen Akbary

Helen Akbary has been a secondary teacher for 20 years and now provides effective support for pupils and staff to cope with pressure, stress, anxiety and exams and enhance performance.