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Mental Health 

5 top tips from Mr Girvan, head of The Firs School Chester, on how we can support our young minds and equip them with the life skills required to help them to be the best that they can be.

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Meet the Head

The Firs has appointed former deputy head, Mr David Girvan, as the new head for the 2024 academic year. Mr Girvan is passionate about inspiring children to learn and about developing the whole child.

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Firs Fest Week 

Our annual festival week was an opportunity for the children to consider their aspirations and careers as well as celebrate the year, and get the parents involved with the first Parents Sports Session 'friendly' kickabout. 

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Mind, Body & Soul - Mental Wellbeing 

Mr Girvan talks about the importance of equipping our children with the building blocks for life, in and out of the classroom. 

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Transitioning to secondary school

Advice on how to make the primary to secondary school transition as smooth as possible. 

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Kindness on the curriculum

How teaching kindness can help your child to be secure and confident, so that they can value themselves and others throughout life.

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Meet the teacher:    Jo Lowry

Every member has their own special story, and reason for loving what they do here at The Firs. 

Jo's story