Serene students at Mona Vale’s Sacred Heart Primary School have been enlightened by a new program that combines meditation with education.
Designed by two of the school’s teachers in line with the New South Wales syllabus, the program focuses on relaxation techniques for primary students and aims to improve focus in the classroom.
Program developer and primary teacher Susan Rudd said students were delighted by the new teaching approach.
‘‘They absolutely love it, I don’t think I have met any child that hasn’t enjoyed meditation and those that find it difficult initially, over a course of a few weeks, are gradually able to do it,’’ Ms Rudd said.
The program became a part of the …