Entries by Tempe Cannington

Briefing the Board – Sir John Jones

Recently five members of the Lance Holt School Council attended Briefing the Board an annual conference with the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA). Lee Jones, Deputy Chair, was inspired by UK key speaker Sir John Jones and is keen to share some of the take away messages from his presentation.

Positive Education

By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator Positive Education has been at the forefront of the Lance Holt School’s values and educational approach. We are focussed on fostering a positive school culture, with strong social and emotional learning programs and practices. Positive Education fosters positive emotions and relationships in order to strengthen overall wellbeing.

PESA Institutional Member

By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator We are very pleased to announce that Lance Holt School is an Institutional Member of Positive Education Schools Association (PESA). The PESA Board of Directors commented, “It is absolutely wonderful to hear of the many strategies that your school has implemented to align with principles of Positive Education.”

Mindfulness

By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement. Why use Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a tool that can be used to promote wellbeing. The Science of Mindfulness Professor Felicia Huppert, Director of the Well-Being Institute at the University of Cambridge and Emeritus […]