For Children's Mental Health Week, Year 6 have been busy thinking of practical ways to keep 'connected and content' during lockdown. Some of these may seem obvious, but these are the ones that are often overlooked, yet make the biggest difference! Just cut them out, pop them in a jar and choose one a [...]
Please see the flyers below for details of a free parenting course, run by Nottinghamshire County Council, that begins in December. There are also opportunities for parents to become volunteer leaders of groups, with free training provided and guidance throughout. If anyone is interested in supporting others in this way, please contact Alison Lovett [...]
Just as we look after our physical health, it’s important to look after our mental health. This booklet is from the Anna Frued National Centre for Children's Services and is offering a guide on how best to support children's emotional well-being throughout the summer break. It lists a range of activities and ideas that [...]
Perhaps race has always been a topic of regular discussion in your family, or perhaps you feel unsure about how to approach the topic of race with your family. Perhaps you grew up never talking about race, or perhaps you regularly face discrimination. This guide aims to provide resources, advice, and tips to ensure [...]
AVAILABLE FROM THE 29th APRIL UNTIL 29th MAY WITH A LIVE Q&A The link below offers a FREE online course for parents and carers to support their child to improve their emotion resilience, mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown. https://www.brightsparkscic.org.uk/er-covid19 About the course: "We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times. The [...]
Click this link for a wide selection of calming and peaceful activities designed to help you and your children remain calm.
In the midst of such a confusing time for children, this book about coronavirus is specifically designed for children and provides all the information they need in a child-friendly format.
This is a link to a version of 'Silly Billy' by Anthony Browne. It features Billy, who worries a lot, and shows how worry dolls help him.
We have shared the ELSA website with parents before, but this FREE section is specifically around our current situation, helping children to understand what is happening in a safe way, promoting positivity and fun challenges along the way. (The website also has a free friday resource, giving away one of the resources from another section [...]
This book focuses on how we are all attached to the people we love, even though they may be far away, or we can't see them.