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Term 4 2021

There are new wellbeing courses organised with Helena Dawson from Chessel Bay Therapies.  They are taking bookings on our website and the links are below.


The course is being funded by South Glos Council but there is a £5 booking and admin fee to cover all 6 online sessions.


The first course is on a Thursday evenings 8-9pm starting 25th February and the next on a Tuesday afternoon 1.15-2.15pm starting after Easter on 20th April.




A six week Wellbeing Course for parents and carers, with thanks to funding from South Gloucestershire Council.

We all need to have the energy to care so it’s important to look after our own health and wellbeing needs. Learning how to practise self-care and relaxation techniques will help enable us to keep going, supporting and caring for our families.

Helena Dawson of Chessel Bay Therapies will be leading weekly online workshops on a Thursday evening 8-9pm via Zoom, and invites you to learn and practice self-relaxation techniques.

Helena is a local complementary therapist, who has experience in working with groups and individuals who are suffering from anxiety, stress and pain. Her aim is to support people feeling better, in their journey to wellbeing.

Helena believes in self-care and so will be offering a range of portable relaxation techniques through the next few weeks. She hopes that you will find a calmer and more relaxed you with an increased sense of wellbeing!

Introduction & Stress

Hand Reflexology
Indian Head Massage
Toolkit Review



The Winter Grant scheme aims to help meet immediate needs and really support those families who are struggling to afford food and utility bills (heating, cooking, lighting) and water for household purposes (including drinking, washing, cooking, central heating, sewerage and sanitary purposes), or other related essentials.


The financial support could include more practical items such purchase of blankets or more expensive items such as boiler / oven repairs or perhaps even a replacement oven if the existing one is broken beyond safe use / repair.


Parents and carers contact CAB on 03444 111 444 or the Council on 0800 953 7778 Quoting Winter Grant funding.

  • Barley Close Community Primary School
  • Barley Close, Mangotsfield, Bristol
  • United Kingdom, BS16 9DL
  • Tel: 01454 867090
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