We’re asking all the boys to take on the Can Do Challenge this week – it’s not difficult or time-consuming, so give it a go….
There are five days of the week and five ways to wellbeing. Can you see where we’re going with this?
The five ways to wellbeing are five things we can all do that are scientifically-proven to help us feel better. For the CAN DO Challenge, we’re calling on everyone to choose a different way to wellbeing to try each day of Men’s Health Week.
Every day, a different way
The five ways are:
- Connect – connect with other people (eg. call an old friend you haven’t since before lockdown) #connectmonday
- (Be) Active – move your body (eg. go for a run/walk/swim/dance/etc) #activetuesday
- Notice – take notice of the environment around you (eg. turn off your phone for an hour) #noticewednesday
- Discover – learn something new (eg. read a book you haven’t read before) #discoverthursday
- Offer (or give) – do something for someone else (eg. volunteer for a local community group) #offerfriday
With this week, having been Carers Week 2021 and Thursday , the focus of form time reading has been from a novella called “Message Alert (Between The Lines II)” by Anne Evans.
It is written from the perspective of a young carer looking after her mother who has ME….. This is one of a series of ‘Between The Lines’ books for teenagers.
Between the Lines II is a series of eight brand new titles that will capture the interest and imaginations of teenage readers. These texts have a range of settings – from sports clubs and schools to unfamiliar and chilling visions of the future – and they have been written by experienced authors who are experts in developing stories for struggling readers. Mature themes are covered and include the dangers of internet chat rooms, crime, grief, female empowerment, friendship, bullying and dystopian futures. With eye-catching covers and the look and feel of a real novel, these books perfectly combine visual appeal with carefully chosen content that is both compelling and relevant for teenagers and young adults.
As we come to the end of Volunteers Week 2021, we must definitely say a massive green ‘Thank You’ to Sarah (parent volunteer) who is the lead for our ever growing and popular gardening club that meets every Wednesday lunchtime.