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Wellbeing Top Tips

#Wellbeing Tip 1

Importance of sleep hygiene

According to the NHS, teenagers should have between 8-10 hours’ sleep a night. Sleep is essential to help teens maintain physical and emotional health, whilst enhancing school performance.

Some of the key benefits of creating a regular routine include:

  • Prmotes mood regulation
  • Increases and regulates energy levels
  • Stress reductin
  • Bosts immune system
  • Helps maintain cncentration levels

To get a good sleep routine in place try out a few of the tips below:

  • Have a regular time that you go to bed and stick to it as much as you can
  • Have a cut off from screen time at least 1 hour before bed
  • Make your room sleep friendly
  • If possible do your work in a different room from your bedroom
  • Organise your day so you are not up late completing last minute pieces of work
  • Exercise regularly as this can promote sleep
  • Cut out caffeinated drinks a few hours before you are due to go bed

Fullhurst Community College

Fullhurst Community College
Imperial Avenue
Leicester
LE3 1AH

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email: office@fullhurst.leicester.sch.uk