FOUNDER OF MINDFUL BRAIN

Katie Purdy

Experience you can count on.

OUTSTANDING PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHER

With thirteen years of experience in education, Katie recognises the importance of mental health and well-being to support positive academic, emotional and social development.  During her time as a teacher Katie also worked with adults; supporting trainee and experienced teachers to develop their teaching practice.  Katie also has experience as a SENDco; working with children who have special educational needs or disabilities and their parents.

HEADTEACHER

During Katie's time as a headteacher, she successfully implemented mindfulness practices into her school.  She lead the school through a successful Ofsted and initiated great change within the school impacting on children's behaviours, well being and learning culture of the school.  Her positive and effective approach to supporting the mental health and well being of the pupils is commended upon.

QUALIFIED MINDFULNESS TEACHER

Katie has been practising mindfulness & meditation for over five years. Originally finding the practice to support her own challenges with anxiety. Katie is passionate about supporting others.  She is a qualified mindfulness teacher of the MiSP curriculum and a qualifies Mindfulness Now teacher, accredited by the UK college of Mindfulness. 

QUALIFIED CHILDREN'S YOGA TEACHER

Katie has been practising yoga for over eight years.  She originally began yoga to compliment her running training and then developed her practice to help her relax and unwind.  Katie has attended many yoga retreats around the world.  She is a qualified children's yoga teacher accredited by Rainbow Yoga 

SAFEGUARDING

Katie has completed Level 1 Universal Safeguarding, FGM, CSE, Domestic abuse and Prevent training.  She understands and applies the principles of KCSIE 2018 (Part 1, 5 and Annex A). She has a cleared DBS certificate. Katie has also completed training related to Health an Safety - first aid training, COVID-19.

ALWAYS LEARNING...

Katie is continuously learning about up to date changes in education and is on her own magical meditation journey!


 

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