Just wanted to flag up this interesting episode of BBC4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage, which explores the neuroscience of teenage brains. Brian Cox and Robin Ince are joined by impressionist Rory Bremner, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL Sarah-Jayne Blakemore and Professor of Zoology at Manchester University Matthew Cobb to look at the working ofContinue reading How does the teenage brain work?
It’s incredible to think that a couple of years ago this was an overgrown piece of land on the school premises. Thanks to huge amounts of support and hard work from volunteers, it has been transformed into a safe and beautiful place to sit and think. The pictures here show before and after! Last weekend,Continue reading Thanks to our amazing volunteers the Safaplace reflective garden is looking ‘blooming marvellous’!
Please come and join us on Saturday 7th September, at the reflective garden in Stoke Newington School, to share in a little light gardening. We would love some help in getting the garden autumn ready and will be at the school from 10am onwards. Light refreshments will be provided and it will also give youContinue reading Volunteer Gardeners needed!
Starting a new term, in your old school or starting a new one, can be a time of both excitement and challenge for parents and their children. Young Minds has some tips for supporting your child during this transition. See the link below for their advice and good luck for the new term. Transition tipsContinue reading Starting back in school
The hot sun and heavy down pours have helped our garden flourish this year. It’s been fascinating to see what other flowers and plants have popped up, including a tomato plant! Our resident robin has also been present to watch our attempts at weeding and to keep us motivated by warbling to us. Our nextContinue reading Summertime in the Safaplace reflective garden…
Congratulations to Amber and Lee Brockway for completing their climb in aid of Safaplace to the top of Kilmanjaro. We’re very grateful- it can’t have been easy. You can still donate to congratulate them on their achievement and support us using the following link. Please donate here.
Fundraisers Amber and Lee are gearing up to conquer Kilimanjaro in aid of mental health. To support them and Safaplace please follow the link here. Thank you for your support.
Yesterday’s incredibly busy event – comprising fifteen different workshops, speakers and performance poetry – was attended by around 200 people. Check out some of the social media posts and you will get a real feel for Safaplace Conference 19! The day ended with speakers around the issue of the transition in mental health care atContinue reading Safaplace Conference ’19 concludes strong support for campaigning
All hail Adisa the Verbaliser! This silver-tongued performance poet is an expert in edutainment and is running a workshop for students on supporting friends at #safaplaceconf19 tomorrow. He’s also taken on the task of having the last word at our event, don’t miss his act at 3:30pm @stokeyschool – if you’re lucky you may stillContinue reading Adisa will verbalise the last word @SafaplaceConf19 tomorrow!