New research shows mindfulness programme improves child wellbeing

15 April, 2013

Research released today by the University of Exeter shows that a schools-based mindfulness programme can aid pupils’ wellbeing, with a reduction in stress still being reported three months after the programme’s completion. The key findings from the research are: • Children who participated in the mindfulness in schools programme reported fewer depressive systems after treatment, […]

Manchester students take ‘girls in gangs’ project to House of Commons

11 April, 2013

Pupils from Cedar Mount Academy, part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, have visited the House of Commons to demonstrate an innovative drama performance on the ‘Girls in Gangs’ project. Partnered with Union Street Media Arts and Greater Manchester Police, and funded by the Home Office, the project focuses on issues surrounding the issue of […]