This 45-minute interactive assembly is aimed at primary aged children and has been developed to introduce the Chimp Model by using aspects of neuroscience in a lively, fun and engaging way. It can be adapted to suit your school’s individual needs either as a whole school assembly or as individual sessions repeated throughout the day differentiated to suit specific year groups.
By the end of the session, children and teachers will have:
- An understanding of the Chimp Model
- An understanding of how different areas of the brain work and their purpose
- Strategies for managing unhelpful behaviours and taking responsibility
- A shared language for use in and around school
An In-Depth Look at the Assembly
This 45-minute session either to the whole school or individual year groups with interactive activities throughout to maximise student engagement and participation:
- The Brain:
Looking at the inner workings of the brain by introducing the concept that there are actually two of you!
- Everyone is unique:
How to recognise themselves and their Chimp.
- Getting to know their Chimp:
Getting to know their unique Chimp, exploring its needs and how to look after it
- Taking responsibility:
Outlining the importance of being responsible for their actions and behaviours
Strategies for dealing with unhelpful thoughts and behaviours
About Chimp Management
We are a unique company with a small number of specialist mentors all selected personally by our CEO, Professor Steve Peters. Everything we teach and facilitate is based on neuroscience and the findings of Steve’s many years of work into the functioning and management of the mind and his creation of the Chimp Paradox Model.
Through the developments in neuroscience and The Chimp Model, we help people to understand how the mind is structured and how it functions. This allows individuals to gain insight into their own mind and acquire the skills to be able to be more effective and successful in getting the best of out of themselves, others and challenging situations.
Professor Steve Peters is the author of the best selling books, The Chimp Paradox, My Hidden Chimp & The Silent Guides.