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WELLBEING- 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Us'

Welcome to our new page-WELLBEING- 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Us'.

 

On this page we will share websites and resources that you may find useful including resources for emotional wellbeing and staying healthy and active. It will be updated regularly.

 

 

This link is for the book that explains Coronavirus to children in an age appropriate way. It has been illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. Click HERE or paste the following link into your browser: https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-Scheffler/

 

This is the link for a beautiful online book called ‘The Book of Hopes’ edited by Katherine Rundell. It contains more than 110 short stories, poems and pictures by children’s writers and illustrators including Michael Morpurgo and Jacqueline Wilson. It is dedicated to everyone currently working in hospitals.

https://issuu.com/bloomsburypublishing/docs/thebookofhopes_interactivepdf

 

This link takes you to another lovely picture book for children who are worried about coronavirus:

 

https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx


Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust has launched a new mental health helpline for local people in crisis. The helpline number is 0300 303 0165 and is available to anyone in mental health crisis at anytime, anywhere across Nottinghamshire.

Visit www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/help-in-a-crisis for information.

 

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families supports the mental health of infants, young people and adults.

For more information visit:

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

 

Change 4-life site is great for encouraging wellbeing with healthy eating recipes, mental health tips and indoor/outdoor activity ideas.

Visit:  https://www.nhs.uk/change4life 

 

 Every Mind Matters is a mental health support platform created by Public Health England. It also includes 10 helpful tips if you are worried about the coronavirus.

Visit: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/ 

 

 Here are the links to the government Covid-19 mental health guidance pages

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/covid-19-mental-health-campaign-launches 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education#mental-wellbeing

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-duringthe-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

 

For free wellbeing programmes for home learning please visit:

https://www.thoughtboxeducation.com/school-of-thought

This link will take you to the Young Minds website. Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. 

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

This link takes you to MindEd, an NHS Health Education England e-learning site to support healthy minds:

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

 

 

For parents- Our Frontline is a partnership between Shout, Samaritans, Mind, Hospice UK and The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Our Frontline offers round-the-clock one-to-one support for frontline workers, by call or text, from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health. Please click the follow link:

 

https://www.mentalhealthatwork.org.uk/ourfrontline/

 

 

 

 

 

This website contains lots of information, tips and tricks for coping during lock down:

https://maudsleycharity.org/

 

Physical Wellbeing

Yorkshire Sport Foundation and leading national organisations (including afPE, Active Partnerships and YST) are working with physical educators from across the country to support parents to teach PE at home. Short two-minute videos will be posted that will show parents (and teachers) free, fun and easy to follow PE activities for the whole family to enjoy. To take part click the following link:

 

http://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/thisispe-supporting-parents-to-teach-pe-at-home/

Keep fit with Sophia!

Sophia from Year 4 has created a 15 minute fitness video with her mum. She has worked hard to create the workout sequence as she wants to help others to keep energised and feeling good.  We are proud to share Sophia's video link with you below!

 

https://onedrive.live.com/?authkey=%21AhRK19ObNVDkMJ8&cid=82FBBBACEF7C78E1&id=82FBBBACEF7C78E1%21115&parId=82FBBBACEF7C78E1%21113&o=OneUp

Resources to download

Brain breaks-a collection of mental and physical activities to break up a period of concentration.

Stuck Inside- An child friendly e-book explaining quarantine during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Someone I know has coronavirus- An e-book about the virus

Don't worry little bear- A story to help explain coronavirus

Mood tracker mandala activity

5-a-day for wellbeing activity

Design your own worry monster activity

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