Parents and community

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.

Pregnant or have a new baby during Covid19 (coronavirus)?

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/ 

Cove App 
https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/  

Explore a museum from home 
https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/explore-our-museums-at-home/?fbclid=IwAR0cTCi9v4Ar2uhgm1994LK2369O0rQqt_VjRvlCVUFjkspS4NY80AbMsHY 

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/ 

Histrionics www.allthehistory.com/ 

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/ 

Home Learning  ) www.outwood.com/ogat-news/2020/3/19/home-learning-resources-made-available-by-the-outwood-family 

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.  

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.

BBC Bitesize have some fantastic resources for all ages
 
Last updated: 05 May 2020 15:52:47