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Student Covid -19 Wellbeing

Newsletter for Parents / Careers

Parents /Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 1 (Spring)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 2 (Gratitude)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 3 (Be Active)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 4 (Giving)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 5 (Take Notice)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 6 (Keep Learning)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 7 (Think Positive)

Parents / Careers Weekly Well-being Issue 8 (Mental Health Awareness) 

Newsletter for Students 

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 1 (Spring)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 2 (Gratitude)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 3 (Be Active)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 4 (Giving)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 5 (Take Notice)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 6 (Keep Learning)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 7 (Think Positive)

Students Weekly Well-being Issue 8 (Mental Health Awareness)

 

Resources for Parents / Careers

Week 1- Spring

Parents and Careers Top Ten Tips to Help Children Cope

Week 2 - Gratitude

Social Media to Boost your Mood

Week 3 - Be Active

Get Active Bingo

Get Active at Home and in the Garden

Week 4 - Giving

Parent Covid-19 Resource Park for Parents

Week 5- Take Notice

99 ways to Praise Children

How Parents can Foster Autonomy During Lockdown

Week 8 - Mental Health Awareness

Managing Stress

Conversation Starters

Walking with you support group

Healthy Minds Online Relaxation Sessions

 

 

Resources for Students 

Week 1- Spring

Goal Planning

Week 2 - Gratitude

Bad Mood Busters

Week 4 - Giving

Its OK to Worry about Coronavirus

Week 5 - Take Notice

Breathing Techniques

Mindfulness for Busy People

Week 6 - Keep Learning

Goal Setting Challenge

Goal Setting Challenge Information Sheet

Home Learning Diary

Country Fact Sheet

Fun Science Experiments

Week 7 - Think Positive

Growth Mindset Action Plan

Things That Make Me Beautiful

Week 8 - Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Wordsearch

Resources for All

Week 1- Spring

Action for Happiness - Wellbeing Calendar

Self Care to do List

Mood Journal

Week 2 - Gratitude

Looking After Each Other and Ourselves

Gratitude Meditations 

50 Random Acts of Kindness

Week 3 - Be Active

Free Home Workouts

How to ....Look After Your Mental Health Using Exercise

Week 4 - Giving

Little Acts of Kindness - Example

Little Acts of Kindness - Make Your Own

Random Acts of Kindness - Activities

5 Ways to Wellbeing

The 2.6 Challenge

Coronavirus:Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

Week 5 - Take Notice

Journal Prompts

Journal Prompts 2

The Little Book of Mindfulness

Photo Challenge

Week 6 - Keep Learning

Signposting for Parents and Young People

Action for Happiness Calendar May 2020

Interests Activity

Reading Well

Week 7 - Thinking Positive

Unhelpful Thinking Styles

Growth Mindset Questions

Self-Esteem Journal

Mental Health Awareness Week Supporter Pack

Aylesbury Youth Concern Schedule

Week 8 - Mental Health Awareness

Match Up Activity

Small Talk Discussion Cards

Grief Resources

Cruse, a national bereavement charity, has a dedicated helpline manned by experienced volunteers. Call 0808 808 1677 Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when they’re open until 8pm.

They also have some easy to read leaflets that may be useful.

Coronavirus - Grief and Isolation

Coronavirus - Grief and Trauma

Coronavirus - Coping with talk of death and dying

Coronavirus - Funerals

 

Helpful Apps

Blueice – for managing emotions

Catchit – Learn to manage negative thoughts and look at problems differently

Chillpanda – Breathing techniques to help you relax

Cove – Create Music to reflect emotions

eQuoo – emotional fitness game

Feeling Good: Positive Mindset – Uses audio tracks to help relax your body and mind

Thrive – Use games to track your mood and teach yourself methods to take control of stress

Calm – Meditate, sleep, relax

Headspace – Meditation, sleep, healthy mind

Aura – Personalised meditation

Educating From Home.  Mental Wellbeing: Secondary

The government has produced some guidance on educating from home.  Below is the specific information relating to Mental Wellbeing for secondary aged students.

BPS

Website: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-blogs

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

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

Registration: not required

Children’s Society

Website: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: information and support on different aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

Registration: not required

MindEd

Website: https://www.minded.org.uk/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

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

Registration: is required

Rise Above

Website: https://riseabove.org.uk/topic/my-mind/

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: videos with tips on gaining confidence, dealing with anxiety and coping strategies from other young people.

Registration: not required

The Child Bereavement Network

Website: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/covid-19.aspx

Key stages: key stage 3 to key stage 5

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus outbreak.

Registration: not required

 

Information from CAMHS

Outbreak Factsheet

Supporting Children and Young People with Worries about Covid-19

Helping Home-Bound Children during Covid-19 Outbreak