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Did you know HeartSmart includes Early Years lessons?

Read time 90 seconds…   ‘Early life experiences actually get under the skin and into the body, with lifelong effects on adult physical and mental health.’ – Harvard University   In the words of Julie Andrews, ‘Let’s start at the very beginning, it’s a very good place to start’. If you want to build wellbeing, […]

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Relationships Education and HeartSmart

Read time 1 minute… ‘Relationships are the forgotten foundation of mental health and wellbeing’  – Mental Health Foundation      Evidence shows that being socially connected affects more than just our mental health, it affects our physical health and even our life expectancy too. Much of what is learned in school isn’t intentionally taught. Essential […]

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Boris the Robot – World Book Day Ideas and Special Offer

To celebrate World Book Day we have some great ideas to help you bring the story of Boris the Robot to life. And as if that wasn’t enough, we also have an amazing offer on the Boris the Robot book – 20 books for £80! Email info@heartsmartprimary.com to order yours.   All Ages: Boris book assembly Use the […]

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A FREE lesson! ‘People Say I am…’

HeartSmart equips teachers to build resilience in the hearts of children. One of the great ways we do this is through 300 age appropriate PSHE lessons. This week we want to give you a FREE LESSON from one of our High Five Principles, Don’t Forget to Let Love in!   If you have already subscribed to […]

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Hope well…is hope the answer for mental health?

Is hope the answer for mental health?  It might not be the only antidote to depression and despair but perhaps we can all agree that hope helps. Those who possess a healthy mind often possess hope. Hope connects us to the future and gives us something to get out of bed for.   I’ve got […]

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Cultural Momentum

In our friend’s garden is an above ground swimming pool. Over the summer my kids and I enjoyed many sunny days there splashing around, cooling off and creating whirlpools. All you need is a few friends walking with you in the same direction. You may want to start slow and get progressively faster but within […]

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Relationships Education

Every time a little person walks into a room, their heart and mind walk in too.   It sounds like an obvious statement but the historic focus of our education system on the mind has often been at the expense of the heart. Not that this is the main contributor to the mental health epidemic […]

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“Do you want to thank your teacher?” VLOG

Thank you Teachers! We’re in admiration and gratitude to all of you who work in schools! We think you’re the ultimate world changers and recognise that it’s no easy job having a class full of little people look to you throughout the day. We see HeartSmart as a resource in the hands of people who […]

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Change is the only constant

A huge HeartSmart update!   Do you remember Blockbuster, Kodak, Woolworths? How about C&A? All of these were much loved companies that didn’t quite keep pace with the times. Their stories support the old adage that change is the only constant. We’ve had a little change here at HeartSmart, in fact we think it’s a […]

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The Boris the Robot Book

Boris the Robot… and his book! Who was your favourite children’s TV character when you were younger? Do you remember the theme tune, some of their catchphrases, how they made you feel? To capture the minds of children you need to capture their hearts, spark their imagination and excite them. Good messages are good but […]

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