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Mental Wellbeing

During these challenging times, it's never been more important to consider and care for our mental wellbeing. In this area of the website you will find useful links to resources and advice for parents and carers, to support with home learning. Please feedback to us if you have any ideas or suggestions on how this can be improved.

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Mental Health Foundation

As you may know, Mental Health Awareness Week is coming soon (18-24th May). Because of the pandemic the theme has now been changed to Kindness.

The MH Foundation has issued their supporter pack. It is quite comprehensive. It includes family/friends home and community. Please click here to see the supporter pack.

On the World Kindness Day website there are some ideas of activities which could be included and practical with home-learning. Please click here to visit the website.

Parent Zone

Click here to read the article that prompted the need for this section of the website.

Parent zone provide support and information to parents, children and schools, working globally to help families to navigate the internet safely and confidently. Click the logo to go to their homepage.

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StarLine is a national home learning helpline offering expert information and advice to parents and carers. Click the logo to go to their website.



The following link gives you access to a list of NHS approved apps,  for mental health support for children to access while at home https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health/

The Skills Toolkit

Want to learn a new skill while at home?
Find free, high quality digital and numeracy courses in The Skills Toolkit.


Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured. Remember that NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same safe care that they have always done. Click here for some advice to help.


MindUp has a page where parents/carers can learn about MindUP, find activities for the whole family and mindful practices for themselves to do during this stressful period.


Sue Rogers and Peter Rogers

Here are stories to help young people explore emotions, thoughts and feelings that may have arisen in them as a result of the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic

Teddy's Birthday is intended to stimulate conversation to help young children explore feelings and emotions.


Pim is finding ‘lockdown’ difficult and is angry because he misses school and his friends.


George is intended only to be used with children who have experienced family bereavement as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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