Welcome to the parents and community page! In these pages you will find information, useful contacts and links for healthy eating, physical activity and keeping happy, safe and well. You can use these pages to discover how you can make small changes to your lifestyle to create a big impact to the health and wellbeing of your whole family!
Find out more about the 5 Ways to Wellbeing.
Connect with your feelings and emotions, with others and the world. Make the most of online opportunities during this time when we have to distance ourselves from others.
Online Safety film and activities https://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew
BBC Bitesize Fact or Fake. A set of resources to help question how reliable information shared online is. Includes mythbusting about Coronavirus. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zr2yscw/fact-or-fake/1
Meetwo App A safe and secure forum for teenagers to get advice from experts and peers. https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/meetwo/
Reporting harmful online content as a young person https://reportharmfulcontent.com/child/ A wide range of resources and ideas to safely use the internet for learning, fun and communication by the whole family. https://www.internetmatters.org/resources/staysafestayhome-tech-advice-and-resources-to-support-families-at-home/
Be Active - Children and young people aged 5 to 18 should aim for at least 60 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity every day. This is activity that makes you breathe faster and feel warmer. You can spread the activities throughout the day to do different things.
Change 4 Life https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities
Active Fusion Daily Challenges Everyday on social media and YouTube. https://activefusion.org.uk/stay-active-at-home-with-active-fusion/
The Scouts : The Great Indoors A collection of indoor activity ideas to keep children learning new skills and having fun. https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/
Keep Learning - Changes to your school routine can make learning different, but there lots of fun ways to keep learning, and you can also try a new hobby or learn about something just because it interests you.
STEM Learning: activities to do at home www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/family-activities
Audible Stories https://stories.audible.com/
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Downloadable colouring sheets to help learn about the Green Cross Code: https://sysrp.co.uk/parents/teaching_children_road_safety/
Hit the Button Online maths learning games for 6-11 year olds www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
National Literacy Trust: Family Zone Activities to do at home that help develop reading, writing and language development. Split up by age group. https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/
Book ideas hub Ideas & free resources linked to reading, crafts, and stories. www.worldbookday.com/2020/03/book-ideas-hub-brilliant-stay-at-home-ideas-free-resources/
Take Notice - We are all going through a time that is unusual; remember it is completely normal to be feeling lots of different things. Notice what you are thinking, feeling and what is happening around you. Ask for help if you need it.
Animation & Story Book Explaining the Coronavirus to Young Children https://ineqe.com/2020/03/20/animation-story-book-explains-the-coronavirus-to-children/
British Red Cross: Coronavirus Newsthink www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/teaching-resources/coronavirus-newsthink
Young Minds What to do if you’re anxious about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/
Dealing with Anxiety https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/coronanxiety-support-resources/
Anna Freud Mental Health Support www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/
Give - Being kind and doing things to help others makes them feel good, and it can make you feel good too!
Random Acts of Kindness during the Coronavirus outbreak https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/random-acts-kindness
Be the Chef! https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/recipes
Window rainbows (or other colourful creations) Put them in your window to help cheer you and others up.
A this time we are having to do things differently, but it is just as important to look after ourselves, the information on this page is useful to help families and children through this difficult time.
- COVID19 Advice for parents poster 6.0
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- Dave the Dog
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- JUMP Activity pack
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