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Kingsbury Primary School
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Story Massage

At Kingsbury we use the story massage programme co-founded by Mary Atkinson and Sandra Hooper. 

This combines positive touch and communication through touch in a nurturing, fun and versatile way.  These sessions afford the invaluable opportunities for children and supporting adults to share quality interaction and therapy time.  The benefits are many including the ability to calm, to regulate, to build positive and respectful relationships, develop self-awareness and boost mental health.   

There are ten massage strokes used to represent words and themes in stories, songs, or rhymes.  These are not used only in massage story sessions.  Some of our children find them soothing and calming therefore they become a part of everyday interaction.   


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Get in touch

  • Headteacher: Fiona Grieveson - BEd (Hons); BPhil MSI; NPQH
  • Deputy Headteacher: Katie Lyon - PGCert: Special Education: Autism (Children); BEd (Hons) QTS

Term dates

Summer Term 1 Ends - Friday 28th May 2021

Summer Term 2 Begins - Tuesday 8th June 2021

Summer Term 2 Ends - Friday 16th July 2021