At Wycombe Abbey School, Changzhou, the mind body connection is no longer up for debate. The Greeks understood the importance of a Sound Mind in a Sound Body. This philosophy became the foundation of their civilization and it seems the pupils of Wycombe Abbey are coming round to the same ideals.
Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou believes in developing the pupils holistically as well as academically and recognizes that pupils who look after their bodies as well as their minds helps develop confidence, independence and self esteem.
The gym membership for the pupils is up over 170% in the first term against the same period last year and it’s hugely encouraging to see the substantial increase in gym membership for our seniors and great to see pupils making time in their busy schedule to look after their bodies.
Quite a few of the staff use the gym at different times throughout the day and it was refreshing to see the early risers greeted with four pupils before 6.30am on Tues morning.
Along with the extra Sport ECA’s, more and more pupils are using their free time to exercise and this includes a Sunday early morning running session as well as the evening gym strength and conditioning sessions.
The numbers are up, more pupils are exercising, so the future at Wycombe Abbey School Changzhou certainly does look healthier.