Use photography with mindfulness to help both students and staff slow down and see their lives and school with new eyes. Benefit from a creative way to improve mental health and wellbeing, confidence, self esteem, focus, creativity and motivation.
Workshops for students at primary and secondary schools and FE colleges. INSET training for staff.
Mindful photography workshops for students
Students discover a new approach to the art of photography. Using cameras or mobile phones, they learn to slow down and see their life at school with new eyes. They explore their relationship with themselves, each other and the natural and built environment of their school.
You learn to really take notice and see the extraordinary in the ordinary. You experience the opposite of 'snapping away'. As well as improve their photography skills, the workshop helps them reduce stress and improve their wellbeing.
The photography side of things is kept simple, low tech and fun. Students can use any device they The workshops are suitable for all abilities and levels of photography experience.
Students benefit from improved:
mental health and wellbeing
confidence and self-esteem
focus and observation skills
creative story telling skills
The workshops link with the national curriculum through art, science, geography, numeracy, English, and D&T and can contribute towards Art Council England’s Artsmark. They are tailor made to suit the needs of the school and the students.
Cost: £250 - £350 for a student workshop (please note this is the price of state funded schools).
Weekly 1-2 hour sessions are also available. Price varies depending on location, numbers and timings.
Mindful photography INSET days for teachers
Teachers and other members of staff use photography, mindfulness, and where possible nature, to slow down, and learn to see their lives at school with new eyes. They explore their relationship with themselves and each other. This is a reflective, restorative time for staff as well as learning opportunity. Staff can also use this as an opportunity to clarify their vision of the school and what this looks like. See workshops for business for more info.
Teachers and other staff benefit from improved:
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
CLARITY AND FOCUS
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION
CREATIVITY AND PRODUCTIVITY
Cost: £450 - £550 for a staff workshop, depending on location, numbers and desired outcomes. Please contact me to discuss further on 07789 958895.