Article For PTA: (Parents and Teachers Association)

Kids Can Find Emotional Resilience. Kids Emotional Resilience Article on PTA website I (Annette) was asked by the PTA (Parents and Teachers Association) how CHAMPS helps kids and young people cope with the pressures of life today. The answers can be found in the article I wrote for them>> Hope you find it useful. If so, please like and share it. 

By |2016-11-25T17:03:20+00:00November 25th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How To Overcome, Handle and Resolve Problems for Kids and Teens

[av_textblock size='' font_color='' color=''] There is no doubt about it in life, problems are always available. Life is about solving problems. Yes you can call them something else to change their intensity or meaning? Problems are always available to us. But it's never really about the problem, more about how you respond to it. Ian has made you this video on how to change the way you look at problems and offers some insight and

By |2016-10-13T17:58:45+00:00October 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Welsh children are the least confident in UK.

[av_image src='https://www.champs-academy.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/man-390339_960_720.jpg' attachment='4468' attachment_size='full' align='center' styling='' hover='av-hover-grow' link='' target='' caption='' font_size='' appearance='' overlay_opacity='0.4' overlay_color='#000000' overlay_text_color='#ffffff' animation='no-animation'][/av_image] [av_hr class='default' height='50' shadow='no-shadow' position='center' custom_border='av-border-thin' custom_width='50px' custom_border_color='' custom_margin_top='30px' custom_margin_bottom='30px' icon_select='yes' custom_icon_color='' icon='ue808'] [av_textblock size='' font_color='' color=''] A recent survey by Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity states that children from Wales have the least confidence of anywhere else in the UK. It revealed that an alarming 96 per cent of Welsh 11 to 18-year-olds lacked confidence and doubted

By |2016-09-27T14:18:11+00:00September 27th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Beat The Back To School Anxieties

Summer holidays are a  time when your child is relaxed and happy without the usual school anxieties and concerns. Not wanting to wish the time away, you know it’ll soon be the usual rush for new school uniforms, shoes etc. but then the anxiety starts! Last September was the busiest ever month for CHAMPS Confidence coaching for stressed out children, teens and their fraught parents. The emotions of the new term can be overwhelming

By |2016-09-07T16:06:42+00:00August 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Annette Wins Most Influential Woman Venus Award

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By |2016-05-12T15:34:23+00:00May 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Venus Awards – Most Influential Woman Finalist

Fondly referred to as the professional woman's Oscars, the Venus Awards are something many woman only dream of. So as you can imagine I'm super thrilled to be in the final 3 for the Influential Woman Venus Awards for the Portsmouth region sponsored by VW Peter Cooper. So what exactly is an 'Influential Woman'?  "Motivates others and makes a difference" CHAMPS Academy has been making a difference in the lives of young people for

By |2016-04-07T14:39:42+00:00April 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

How Does Social Media Anxiety Affect Your Teenager?

There’s something emerging in the mobile world that every parent must know about to protect the emotional well-being of their child. Social Media Anxiety Disorder is on the increase with many teenagers confessing to ‘being lost without their phone’ and admitting to checking it within a few minutes of waking up each morning (not to mention the average of 134 times during the day)! The concerning issue is around young people’s FOMO (Fear Of

By |2016-06-22T07:19:56+00:00January 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Kids Safety After Dark

When the clocks change to mark the end of British Summertime, the nights start to draw in and kids can find themselves walking home from school or afternoon activities at dusk. Because children don’t have the same sense of time or judgement they often hang around, chat with mates and only realise they should be near home when it’s getting dark. This can leave them anxious, vulnerable, and disorientated which cause them to make

By |2016-01-07T10:55:38+00:00October 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Children’s Behaviour Issues

Weekends, evenings and school holidays are all times when children have more time on their hands than they know what to do with. And if not directed or have something planned, boredom quickly sets in along with the mischievous ways to either get attention or just occupy their time. Admittedly there are times when children misbehave but often there’s a reason for it, and often it comes down to boredom. Finding alternative ways to

By |2016-01-07T11:05:34+00:00October 7th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Signs Your Child Is Anxious

Whilst every child suffers tummy aches, feel overly tired and have the odd tantrum from time to time but sometimes these can be forewarning of other underlying issues. Children feel stress too but often without the ability to clearly understand or communicate their feelings it comes out in different ways. Keeping track and paying closer attention to recurring complaints and issues your child is having helps you to identify and help them deal with

By |2016-01-07T15:11:22+00:00September 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments