In the Know: Building Self-Confidence!

In the Know: Building Self-Confidence!

We hope you’ve had a great week and are getting into the swing of things this term! In today’s newsletter, we’ll be looking at tips and strategies that you can use to help your child build their confidence! We’ve all heard the phrase, “Confidence is Key”, and as young people prepare for the real world, having confidence will help them to achieve their goals and set them up for success. If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, read on to find out more. 

Enjoy Deloitte’s online sessions!
In preparing your teen to face the real world, Deloitte has put together a series of online sessions that your child can watch at any time. These sessions are aimed at improving their confidence, by building positive habits and thought patterns! This will make them feel calmer in high-pressure situations and will put them in a more focused state of mind. These sessions are free for young people of all ages to join, and you can stream them here

Participate in a drama workshop!
City Bridge is hosting free, online drama workshops for young people of all ages. During these workshops, your child will learn scriptwriting, improv, film, comedy, monologues, Shakespeare, and more! Drama helps build confidence, concentration, memory, and imagination and develops language and communication skills. Your child will also get an E-certificate for each major topic! These sessions start on Sunday 23rd January, and you can sign up here.

Gain some helpful tips with these podcasts!
Raising confident teens has a host of podcasts for both young people and parents to enjoy! They cover topics relevant to teens and parents like goal-setting, time management and fitness, as well as more sensitive topics like coping with depression. These podcasts aim to give you and your child insight into dealing with everyday situations and will also provide some helpful tips on how to build self-confidence. You can access these podcasts by clicking here!


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