How can I support my child's wellbeing?

BBC - Learning, Primary Mental Health Cartoons



Mental Health Foundation Leaflet – Information for parents. Make it Count – Mental health is not Extracurricular.


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Anna Freud Parent Leaflet

To accompany the video below. Tips for talking for parents and carers. You're never too young to talk mental health.


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The Talking Mental Health animation aims to give children: An understanding of what mental health is and the difference between every day small feelings and a big feeling; Consistent and accessible language to talk about mental health; An understanding of how to be a good listener


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Young Minds - Supporting pupils and parents when schools reopen

Parents support pages and blogs are now available for any concerns with regards returning back to school.


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This website will allow you to access information including being able to text a school nurse.



Parents and carers can now also access confidential health and advice from a school nurse by texting 07520 634909


The Government have noticed a significant drop in numbers of people not seeking medical advice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. However, they advise this can be done safely should you or your child require assistance.


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Action for Children - Protect and support children and young people, provide practical and emotional care and support.


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On My Mind - Aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing.


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NHS website - Useful for parents/carers.


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The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is an evidenced-based model that highlights key aspects in shaping our wellbeing. They can be summarised as connect, take notice, give kindness, keep learning and be active.


Click here to download the 5 Ways poster.



Helpful resources for young people who may require mental health support.



Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing 0-25years

The Children's Society offers support for children and young adults. Follow the link below for further information on online drop-in sessions, crisis telephone numbers and ways that the charity can help you.




Twinkl – This online resource bank is great for all curriculum requirements but also has a dedicated mindfulness section: 


Sign up using an email address and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS. This code will allow parents one month free 'ultimate' subscription (initially).


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