Pupil Wellbeing

At the Birches, we are committed to supporting children, not just in their learning, but with their wellbeing too. On this page, we will share some ideas for ways to encourage wellbeing that you can try at home.  

Story Massage

Story Massage is a method of story-telling using both words and touch and provides a relaxing and engaging way of telling stories to your child. The element of touch helps to create a special moment for you and your child to come together and enjoy a story in a way which is both calming and relevant to them. As well as creating calm, it builds your child's communication and interaction skills and understanding as well as giving them an outlet to share their voice by communicating what they have taken part in.

Below, you will find a video demonstration of a Story Sharing Massage from one of our wonderful teachers, Alice. 


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Contact us at The Birches Specialist Support Primary School

Main Contact: Adel White
Newholme Road
West Didsbury
M20 2XZ
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