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St Christophers Academy

Chums Summer Workshops, Support and Information

Please see information for parents/carers, including a Family Wellbeing Team (FWT) flyer and registration form which includes our referral criteria. As stated on this, families must be registered to a GP surgery in Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough or Luton to be accepted onto a workshop.

Spaces for workshops are limited and allocated on a first-come, first served basis. If families wish to attend any workshop, they need to complete the attached registration form and return it to fwteam@chums.uk.com at least a week before the workshop they wish to attend.

WORKSHOPS remaining for summer term:

Parent Sleep Workshop (Children aged 12 and under) - The workshop will cover the following topics; why sleep is important, what is ‘good’ sleep, possible causes of sleep difficulties and learning strategies to help overcome sleep problems.

  • Tuesday 12th July; 5-7pm

Parent Self-esteem workshop (Children aged 12 and under) – The workshop equips parents with an understanding of self-esteem and ways to promote high self-esteem through parenting style and collaborative activities to try at home with their young person

  • Monday 18th July; 5-7pm

Transition Workshops – One-off psychoeducation workshops that provides anxiety /behavioural strategies based on guided self-help to help children with transitions to new schools / reintegration back to school. Parents and young people can attend:

  • Lower-Middle transitions (parent only) – Thursday 11th August 17:00pm-19:00pm
  • Primary-Secondary/Middle-Upper transitions (Parent and young person) – Monday 22nd August 9:30am-11:30am

Secondary Resiliency Workshop (For Teens aged 13+) – The workshop will cover the following topics; mental health vs mental health problems, emotional regulation, psychoeducation around anxiety and low mood, and strategies for relaxation.

  • Tuesday 5th July 16:00pm-18:00pm