Life Quality Factors Primary School Setting

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Applying life quality factors
Stimulation
Moorcroft Primary School promotes stimulation (psychological life quality factor) in many different ways, both in and outside the lessons. Without stimulation in a school environment pupils may feel bored. This school promotes stimulation by providing and assisting with different extra-curricular activities. There are a wide range of extra-curricular activities for the children to join for example the after-schools club. This is when the children play a different activity each week and have a variety of toys to play with, as well as there are construction blocks and a cooking/baking session each week. If the child does not want to participate in theses activities there are quieter alternatives.
An example of how Moorcroft promotes stimulation in lessons is how the teachers include different events and activities in maths lessons. One of the most popular activities the children play in maths is “catch me if you can”. This is where all the children have a number up to 25 on their back. One child starts with the teacher and gets given a sum they then have to run around after everyone until the can catch the other child with the answer on their back, this child then has to come to the teacher and gets a different sum. The game is over after everyone has been “catcher”. Depending on the ability of the group this can be made more challenging by timing each child how long it takes them to catch the answer.
In lessons work is set to different levels of difficulty for each child to increase that child’s arousal to a comfortable level, making school work more interesting and personally challenging. Teachers often do this by including activities and games in lessons. Occupation
Occupation means having something interesting or worthwhile to do. In Moorcroft Primary School we promote this by providing many different sports…...

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