A New School Initiative
South Thornlie Primary School is going to be implementing mindfulness throughout our school to better support educational growth. This will include short guided mindfulness activities at school to help with emotional regulation and academic performance.
What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is the mental skill of attention to be mindful means to pay attention, or to focus or to hold something to mind. Mindfulness is a shift from automatic, reactive thought to conscious directed thought. It implies seeing things clearly and accurately, which usually leads to better outcomes.
The proven benefits from participating in mindfulness include:
- Decreased anxiety
- Exhaustion and irritability
Studies also show:
- Memory improves
- Reaction time becomes faster
- Mental and physical stamina increase
If you have any enquiries please contact:
Deputy Principal South Thornlie Primary School
The School Banking program includes an exciting Rewards Program designed to encourage children to get into the habit of making regular saving.
Community Health Nurses serve as a health contact point for children and their families, providing information, assessment, health counselling and referral.
OSHClub provides the highest quality Before and After School Care for on-site Kindy and Primary aged children in a fun and stimulating environment.
The School Psychologist assists in improving educational outcomes for our students by providing specialist support.
The Uniform Shop will be open every Wednesday morning from 8:00 til 8:45am.