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Mental health and wellbeing

Below is a list of resources to support your child's mental health and wellbeing whilst home learning.

This list of mental wellbeing resources has been quality assured with support from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families.

It is designed to provide guidance on how to support the wellbeing of children and young people being educated remotely.

 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Website: https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus-support/support-for-early-years/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: wellbeing advice for all those supporting children and young people.

 

 

British Psychological Society (BPS)

Website: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-offers-advice-schools-parents-and-carers-help-children-through-uncertainty

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19.

 

 

 

Charles Dickens Primary School

Website: http://www.charlesdickens.southwark.sch.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: weekly wellbeing video lessons.

 

Children’s Commissioner

Website: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: a downloadable guide for children about coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

 

 

Click View

Website: www.clickview.co.uk/free

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: activities to support areas of wellbeing including resilience, mental health and emotions, for primary-aged students.

 

 

JMB Education

Website: https://www.jmbeducation.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: mindfulness activities, soundscapes and musicscapes to help children focus on their feelings, thoughts and environment.

 

 

MindEd

Website: https://www.minded.org.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: an educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.

 

Muddy Faces

Website: https://muddyfaces.co.uk/outdoor-hub/

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: a range of health and wellbeing activities and resources that can be completed outdoors.

 

 

The Child Bereavement Network

Website: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/schools.aspx

Key stages: early years foundation stage, key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

 

 

Unicef UK

Website: https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/resources/teaching-resources/guidance-assemblies-lessons/article-of-the-week/

Key stages: key stage 2 

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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