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Mental Health

Celebration Assembly Friday 17th September 2021

 

Welcome back to the new school year 2021-22.  During the first two weeks back the children have been learning all about mental health and how important it is.  In particular, they have been learning all about resilience, how important it is to discuss any worries or concerns and how to be a 'not yet' learner (I can't do it yet!).

All their hard work came together as the classes presented to the rest of the school all they have learnt. It was amazing!  Well done everyone!

       

 HappyMaps

Worried about your child’s behaviour or Mental Health?

Reliable resources recommended by parents and professionals.

 

 

What is HappyMaps?

HappyMaps is a charity developed by GP’s and CAMHS professionals with help from parents and young people. They have pooled some of the best mental health resources for parents and for young people and children in one place. Please see link below.

HappyMaps | Support for Your Child's Mental Health

 

 

Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues

https://www.mytutor.co.uk/schoolsblog/2017/07/21/student-mental-health-problems/

You can read a lot of valuable information such as:

  • A useful overview of ways to support students with mental health issues; full of practical advice, tips, and information. 

  • Brief background and context of mental health problems in education – with key stats showing that 1 in 10 students have a diagnosable mental health condition; roughly translating as three students in every classroom. 

  • Information to help identify students with mental health problems, academic provisions that can be made, how to empower students, and how to make a positive learning environment.

Wellbeing Fun Activities

Children's Mental Health Newsletter

When Emotions Explode

Having some worry can be really good because it keeps us safe, but when we have lots of worry, it can make us feel bad and make it hard for us to manage our feelings. This is normal and you are not alone.   

 If you are feeling worried or scared, you may find it helpful to try some of the activities below.

Wellbeing for adults

Please see attached some tips & ideas to support & keep your well-being elevated.

Government Guidance

School Bubble e-book. Follow the link below to the e-bug web page and read the My Back to School Bubble e-book. 

The storybook ‘My Back to School Bubble’ has been created with the input from a network of teachers, parents and public health professionals and aims to help children understand the protective measures that may be in place at their school, in an age-appropriate way.

This page also contains lots of information you may wish to share with your child/children.

 

https://e-bug.eu/eng_home.aspx?cc=eng&ss=1&t=Information%20about%20the%20Coronavirus

Good Days in Unusual Times Book

Mindfulness

Coronavirus a book for Children produced by CAMHS

Advice for Young Carers/Learners

 

 Use any of the links below to gain trusted, supportive, anxiety reducing information about Coronavirus

 

·BBC’s Newsround has a great webpage full of information and support from a child psychologist

        https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51896156

·Childline has created a dedicated Coronavirus webpage full of tips, advice and activities https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/coronavirus/

 ·Mindheart has also produced a small booklet aimed at children under seven years old. This is designed to be coloured in as a therapeutic anxiety reducing activity. https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

 ·Sibs offers great support and advice specifically for siblings aged 7-17 of disabled children. www.youngsibs.org.uk

             ·The Children’s Society - Coronavirus Covid-19 information and support - Stepping up our fight for the most vulnerable young                 people www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support

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