The Bugs group;FootieBugs, DanceBugs, yogaBugs etc, aim to create and develop a range of high quality sporting activities  places kid’s overall wellbeing at the forefront of everything we do. The mission of the group is to support each and every child reach their true potential in a balanced and safe environment!

Developing life skills through sports- FootieBugs

Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies; it’s good for their minds too. Studies have shown that sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents and teaches them important life skills. Organised sport has many psychological and social benefits for children – even more than the physical activity during play. Researchers think this is because …

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What is mindfulness and how can it help children?

Children tend to live naturally in-the-moment. However, they can sometimes worry about future events (starting school or nursery for instance). Mindfulness can, therefore, be a great tool for relieving this anxiety. The opposite of a mindful life is a life lived on auto-pilot, trying to do too many things at once, rushing through life and never …

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In a world where you can be anything, #BeKind     Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people. They include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. Alarmingly, however, 70% of children and young people who experience a mental …

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Inside Out Day

Pupils and teachers across the country are being urged to wear an item of clothing inside out for a whole day today to raise awareness about mental health.   The idea of Inside Out Day, on 6 February, is to make people stop and consider that others may look OK on the outside despite feeling distressed.   The …

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