Don’t Step on a Bee Day | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

In 2018, Don’t Step on a Bee Day takes place on July 10th and a number of special events will be organised across the country. The events will help bring people together to learn about the importance of protecting and caring for bees and educate them on different ways that they can change their bee-haviour.
The awareness day is also an important reminder that the fate of the common bee lies in the balance – with bee numbers in some countries having halved in the last decade with no apparent cause, it’s vital that we take care to maintain bee populations, pollination and honey…

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10 Techniques to Reduce Your Plastic Usage | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

A quote from Simon Reeve – Author and Television Presenter states that, “Our planet is being poisoned by plastic. The vast amount in our oceans has become an environmental emergency as a direct result of our throwaway society. That’s why I’m supporting the Marine Conservation Society’s Plastic Challenge. Don’t just get depressed about plastic – stop using it!”
Did you know Americans are generating more plastic waste than ever, and very little of it gets recycled? Plastics and their by-products are littering our cities, oceans, and waterways, and contributing to health problems in humans but…

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Men’s Health Week 2018 – Your Wellbeing Matters | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

Men’s Health Week falls every year on 11th until 17th June; the week aims to raise awareness of health issues facing men as well as encourage those to not be afraid of seeking professional advice. 
The theme of Men’s Health Week 2018 is Diabetes; diabetes is a disease that is growing in the UK and affects men more than women. 1 in 10 men now have diabetes and this figure is expected to rise significantly in the next 20 years.
Here are facts about how men are affected by the illness:
• Men are 26% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than women.
• Men are more likely to be overweight with a…

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Sleep Deprivation and its Effects on Learning | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

One of the key elements for success is a well-rested body and mind. Without sleep, the body begins to experience significant changes that can be easily recognised by others. 
Studies conducted have shown a trend between active social lives and a decline in grades for those studying whether this be throughout school or later on in further education. As a person gets older and discovers various extracurricular activities, sleep is the first thing that starts to slide in order to make time for a busy social life!
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February #KTGiveaway- And the winner is… | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

We ran a Facebook contest over the weekend from 4pm on Friday 9th February until 10am on Monday 12th February. The prize up for grabs… Kent-Teach ‘goodies’ and a family ticket to Wingham Wildlife Park, perfect timing for your week off from school this half term holiday!It was fantastic to see the large number of people who got involved! Facebook users were encouraged to ‘like’ our Kent-Teach Facebook page and in order to enter the competition they needed to comment on our post sharing their favourite thing about attending the zoo. We announced the winner via live video and below you can learn…

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8 Relaxation Tips for a Happier Healthier You | Rebecca – Kent-Teach

Do you have a good mental wellbeing? 
How you feel and how well you can cope with day-to-day life is what contributes to your mental health and your overall state of mind. Our mental wellbeing can change all the time from moment to moment, day to day, month to month or year to year.
If you have good mental wellbeing, you should be able to:
• feel relatively confident in yourself and have positive self-esteem
• feel and express a range of emotions
• build and maintain good relationships with others
• feel engaged with the world around you
• live and work productively
• cope with the stresses…

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