We're exploring what it might be like to have hauora through every aspect of school and kura life. Come join us on this exciting hikoi!
We know hard it can be to fit wellbeing into your day, so we've tried to make this easy with some quick and fun weekly team meeting ideas. All set to make you feel good.
This is the go-to where we're storing the little things we've created just for teachers and kaiako - take a look to find some fun inspo!
The 'one stop shop' for our teacher and whānau resources for helping tamariki during their first few weeks transitioning back to school.
Sparklers helps our tamariki to be their best and embrace the things that make them unique.
Wellbeing affects students’ engagement with learning, their social and emotional behaviour and their overall satisfaction with life at school.
Sparklers activities are modular, flexible and designed to be revisited, so you can offer tamariki many opportunities to build their knowledge and skills, across successive learning experiences.
Free tools for letting parents & whānau know about wellbeing, Sparklers and how they can support the (wonderful!) work you're doing in class.
Having a calming space in your classroom promotes wellbeing and can play a key role in improving learning outcomes.
We’ve been asked to collate some tips for teachers so they can best support tamariki who have a “diagnosis”.
One great way to teach kids abut emotions and social skills is to read them books about that very thing! Here are our top picks!
Sparklers has sparked a revolution in this rural Canterbury school.
St Martins School has taken Whare Tapa Whā to new heights
A spike in enrolments and challenging behaviour called for a new approach to wellbeing for Whitiora School
Looking to support tamariki after lockdowns, wellbeing was key, but for both staff and tamariki. Their journey began with mindfulness.
Three pillars of wellbeing – gratitude, mindfulness and empathy - are helping build tamariki resilience at Macleans Primary School in Auckland.
Using focussed breathing and mindfulness activities has seen a really positive impact and led to further explore a whole school to hauora approach.
Significantly impacted by the Canterbury earthquakes, South New Brighton School knew wellbeing had to be a real focus for tamariki and whānau.
Using lego and mindfulness to relax, connect and play. This child-led approach to wellbeing is a winner!
A great whole school approach to wellbeing - tamariki focussed and led by the aim of inclusivity. Two of our faves - the University of Canterbury Health Sciences department and Beckenham Te Kura o Pūroto.
Using a whole school mindfulness programme, Pause Breathe Smile is an excellent option to embed wellbeing as Riversdale School demonstrates.
With a goal to grow confident, healthy and engaged tamariki we think Selwyn Ridge are nailing it!
The individual needs of tamariki required an agile approach to wellbeing for Merivale School, focussing on culture, building life skills and keeping tamariki excited for their school life.
Rolleston College’s Whole School Approach to Wellbeing is embedded in all they do. As a new school, it's all they know and have known, and it's making a big difference for everyone.
A passion for gardening and wellbeing education led to the development of a mara kai for E Tipu E Rea Early Learning Centre. It's been a ka rawe journey!
A great example from Te Akau Ki Pāpāmoa of how to use Sparklers to support whole-school hauora - it's all in the planning!
Burnside Primary do heaps to support tamariki through a whole school approach to hauora, here they kōrero about their Play, Eat, Learn structure to support learning and wellbeing.
An example of how Te Whare Tapa Whā mosaic brought a school together to kōrero hauora.