When Lucy and I started Be the Jellyfish in 2015 we weren’t doing it to get rich, to be business

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‘There is nothing special about meI am just a lil starIf it seems like I’m shining it’s probablyA reflection of

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Helping children who find Halloween frightening… Love it loathe it, Halloween in all its spook and gore is here to

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Are we ruining Christmas? Or am I just a Grinch? Walking through town this morning I couldn’t help but notice

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The above question was raised with me recently. For those not familiar with SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) it is a

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Ask any primary school teacher, they’ve all been there, they’ve all witnessed the tears, consoled the inconsolable and empathised on

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Some children relish the new school year; the new classroom, the new teacher, the new learning and yet for other

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Waiting on the station platform the other afternoon, I couldn’t help but be drawn to a fabulous pair of shoes

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I have a confession….I have been #HINCHED! Some of you reading this may be thinking, huh?! Let me explain. I

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An unexpected Christmas gift in the form of Stephen Fry’s Mythos has resulted in my January being well and truly

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You may have noticed that the Be the Jellyfish tag line is ‘Supporting Social and Emotional Wellbeing’ but what exactly

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What if not all ghosts yelled ‘Boo!’ It’s a thought isn’t it! What if some ghosts were actually very shy,

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I was recently sent a video of my 7 year old nephew singing. His mother had put him to bed,

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Where did ‘Be the Jellyfish’ come from? What does it mean to ‘Be the Jellyfish’? Why ‘ Be the Jellyfish’? We

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At Jellyfish HQ we are firm believers in ‘a healthy body means a healthy mind’. So whilst recovering on the

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An interesting blog post form Partnership for Children about the importance of language choices when communicating with children with autism.

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It’s that time of year again. Children, parents and teachers are feeling the stress of the impending Year 6 SATs

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We recently had the pleasure of meeting Sophia Giblin, founder of the Clear Sky Children’s Charity. We believe that Clear

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With the snow melting and spring flowers in bloom we thought we’d share an appropriate Creative Chatter activity for you

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A bullying ‘game’ between cat and mouse this morning got me thinking about the issue of bullying in schools. You

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So this year the focus for Place2Be is #BeingOurselves. What a brilliant notion and yet one that can, in reality, be difficult to achieve.

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January blues. Although I had felt them brewing since the tree came down, I thought I’d escaped them. But sure

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New year, new beginnings and so what better way to communicate an aspect of yourself that you want to work

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Goodness, how is it already December 10th?!  Only fourteen more doors to open on the advent calendar and there are still

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#ChildrenTakeOver has been all over social media today as it is 2017’s Children’s Day theme. This got us to thinking

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The moment before a firework goes off is a moment of stillness and silence. A moment of waiting and apprehension.

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Such an enjoyable autumn Jellyfish community workshop with a great group of children yesterday morning. The sensory area and peer

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Would you like to become a licenced Community Jellyfish Teacher and run your own Jellyfish classes and workshops? Then join

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Half Term Workshops We are excited to confirm that we have two workshops confirmed for the October half term for

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Free Worry Jellyfish Download your Free Worry Jellyfish PDF here::    Free Worry Jellyfish

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Back to school anxiety – Teachers get it too Many children experience nervousness and anxiety at the thought of returning

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Help you and the children stay cool, calm and creative  this summer with one or more of our fun Be the

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Update Be the Jellyfish have a busy bee of a summer ahead which includes: *Revamping and adding exciting new website

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Be the Jellyfish Colouring Resource Book We are delighted to announce that our new spiral bound fully photocopiable resource is now

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Our book! Out March 21st and available to order now! Published by Jessica Kingsley,  our book is soon to be

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Be the Jellyfish Training Manual.  Supporting Children’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing The countdown is on and we can’t wait!  Our

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Wednesday, November 23rd Yesterday we were given the opportunity to train a wonderful group of Learning Mentors, LSAs and TAs from the East

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Newham, East London Last month we spent the day at our London pilot school – Vicarage Primary! We were lucky

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Come chat to us in Islington! We are very excited to be exhibiting at the 2016 TES SEN show in

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Seeking pilot schools in the Midlands and South East We are looking for schools in the south east of England

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Jellyfish workshops We’ve had a super summer!  It’s been a real treat working with young crafters; helping them to find

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Discover and create your inner jellyfish! Be the Jellyfish are inviting children to join them this summer to make their

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Cotsford Junior School Durham Be the Jellyfish are pleased to announce that as of September 2016, Cotsford Junior School in County

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Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance: Mental Health in North East Schools – Building capacity and networks for our pupils Be the

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You can now purchase Jellyfish resources direct from our Be the Jellyfish website. Simply use this link to find all of

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Feedback from the children Every now and then, we ask the children we work with to fill in a journey

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Deliver the Jellyfish programme in your school As of September 2016 we will be offering revised and revamped training options for schools. 

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Previously 25.11.15 Our Be the Jellyfish Training and Information event has been postponed until February 2016. Apologies for any inconvenience

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Suitable for Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants, Teachers, SENCos and other School Support Staff  Be the Jellyfish is delighted to be

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Halloween Crafts . Halloween Relaxation . Halloween Sensory Be the Jellyfish will be running a Halloween Workshop on Friday, October

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32174569

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Disturbing Read http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/exam-factory-conditions-at-school-causing-children-to-selfharm-says-new-research-10154505.html

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NCB have provided an up-to-date, evidence informed advice and guidance document on ‘What Works’ in promoting emotional well-being and mental

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One of the most surprising, and indeed upsetting things, I have discovered in all my years working as a teacher

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It is scary that in such a time of turbulent and wide-sweeping changes, which are being undertaken to improve ‘students’

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