Term dates Options runs all year round except for Christmas week and bank holidays. Aspirations now runs 50 weeks a year, from 10am to 3pm Monday to Friday all year round except Monday 24 Dec - Wed 2 Jan 2018. For those Aspirations learners who still only attend during term time the Autumn term runs 10 Sept-14 Dec (half term 22-26 Oct), Spring term 2019 runs 7 Jan-5 April (half term 18-22 Feb) and Summer term 2019 runs 23 April-12 July 2019 (half term 27-31 May). 2018 Staff Training dates We are sorry that we will be closed for staff training on Thursday 15 November. We are sure you will appreciate that training, much of which is compulsory, is important to make sure we deliver a high quality service for the safety, happiness and well being of our clients and learners. However, we do appreciate that these closures can be inconvenient, so we try to publicise them as far ahead as we can, to help minimise disruption. If we are closed on a day you would normally attend, we are happy for you to book to come in on another day so please get in touch.
If you have any queries please call 01223 811662 or email email@example.com
Mindfulness for stress reduction course
We are pleased to offer our parents and carers a “Mindfulness for stress reduction” course on Tuesdays from 3.30-5.30pm. The 8 week course, at the reduced rate of £50, starts on Tues 16 October with the chance to find out a bit more about Mindfulness, how it might help you and your family, and whether you feel it is the course for you.
If you are interested in attending but this time does not suit you please get in touch so we can consider the timings for our future courses.
Mindfulness teaches you how to rely upon your own inner resources so that you are able to cultivate a different relationship between yourself and everyday things that challenge you.
We’d just like to reassure you that Mindfulness it is not Buddhism and it is not just a fad. It is taught in many workplaces as well as schools, universities, within the NHS and in the Houses of Parliament – infact pretty much everywhere.
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), recommends mindfulness and meditation as a frontline treatment for certain conditions. It can help with: