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Week 7 Connectedness


As the news of lockdown slowly coming to end is announced, you may be feeling ready to reconnect with the people you have missed or not been able to see.

After some time away from each other, humans often have a strong desire to re-connect. Although many of you may have stayed digitally connected with each other, you may have missed being part of a bigger group or whole school community. There is a large body of research on the central importance of social support and social groups in combating stress and overcoming adversity. Here are some ideas to help you and your school community to reconnect.

Read this Good News Story about how communities helped each other during lockdown.


It’s nice to think about ways in which we can keep the community feeling going. Watch this clip on How to Change the World with Kindness.

How to Change the World With Kindness

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There are scientifically proven benefits to being kind! It is contagious, teachable, and makes you feel all fuzzy inside.

The Science of Kindness

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