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Wellbeing

In the current situation, it can at times feel very stressful, not only for parents but also for children. This list of mental wellbeing resources is designed to provide guidance on how to support the wellbeing of children and young people being educated remotely. The health and wellbeing of our school community is of great importance to us at this difficult time.

We hope that you find these useful in answering questions either you or your child has about the current situation.

This page will be updated as more resources become available to us so please do check back to see any updates to support you and your families.

If you have any school specific questions, please contact the school office at school@blaiseprimaryandnursery.co.uk

Understanding Coronavirus for Children

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Advice for Young People

Children's Commissioner - Children's Guide to Coronavirus

Emerging Minds - Supporting children and young people with worries about Covid-19

Emerging Minds are a research network that aims to reduce the prevalence of mental health problems experienced by children and young people.

ELSA – Coronavirus - A Story for Children

SEND – Coronavirus – A Story for SEND Children

 

 

Guidance for Parents and Carers

Government - Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

MindEd - Educational Resources on Children and Young People's Mental Health

BBC - How to protect your mental health

Psychology Tools - Guide To Living With Worry And Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty

 

 

Bereavement

Sadly, many people across the world have lost loved ones during this time. This is an excellent offering help to children and advice for parents to support children with the loss of someone they love.

Childhood Bereavement Network - http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/covid-19.aspx

 

 

Meditation

Mindfulness is the ability to be fully present in the moment. It can have numerous benefits, everything from decreased stress and sadness to increased levels focus and happiness, according to general mindfulness research. Mindfulness meditation practice is one way to truly experience the current moment and integrate that awareness into your everyday life.

Headspace and Calm are both offering free mindfulness exercises during this time.

 

 

Self Esteem and Mental Wellbeing

The British Psychological Society - A Variety of Blogs

How to NOT go to school - A free, downloadable book about children's emotions and wellbeing

Beacon House have published the document below with some activities to support mental health at this time.

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