WELLBEING- 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Us'
Welcome to our WELLBEING page:
'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.
At Prospect Hill Junior School we promote the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’ approach which is all about how positive actions can contribute to and boost feelings of wellbeing. Each of these actions or ways will have a beneficial impact. Here are some activities you can try at home that link to each area. Have fun and let us know how you get on with them.
Connect: Keep in touch with family/friends, play games together, listen to music that reminds you of special times, share old photos/memories.
Be Active: Walk, dance, jog, create football challenges, play hide and seek, complete jobs around the house, circuit training.
Take Notice: Spend time outside every day, observe nature, try yoga, be creative, look up at the night sky.
Keep Learning: Watch a new film, read a book, learn a new fact, cook or bake, share a skill, try something different.
Give: Time to relax, help someone with a job, call someone to check they are doing ok, give someone a hug.
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.
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.
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.
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/
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.
This link takes you to MindEd, an NHS Health Education England e-learning site to support healthy minds:
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: