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Tranquillity zone pilot extended
A tranquillity zone
The project is backed up by university research
A pilot project to help children relax and perform better in school is being rolled out across Swindon.

Quiet rooms within schools, where children can reflect on their lives, encourage them to develop their potential, said organisers.

Fidelma Meehan, who runs the project, said the tranquillity zones allowed youngsters to find themselves.

"They go on a journey where they visualise their gems of inestimable value," she said.

Dr Stephen Bigger, from the University of Worcester, added: "They can change the picture of themselves in their heads and say 'Yes I have potential'."




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