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Conway Primary School

Mental Health and Well-being

Welcome to our support page for mental health and well-being, we hope you find this page a useful tool that ,ay support you or your child's well-being.  There are numerous local and national agencies that can support with mental wellbeing in the local community, and links to these can be found below.  Please note, Conway Primary School is not the owner or creator of the resources listed below, and it should be noted that content is used at your own risk.

Greenwich Time to Talk

Website: http://oxleas.nhs.uk/advice-and-guidance/greenwich-time-talk-iapt1/

Description:  Time to Talk is part of a national programme called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT). It is for people with mild problems of anxiety or depression who are motivated to work to change the problem.

Greenwich Community Directory

Website: https://greenwichcommunitydirectory.org.uk/kb5/greenwich/directory/service.page?id=EMgI1FHlz9o&localofferchannel=0

Key stages: all families

Description: Resources to support families, provided by the Greenwich Community Directory.

HeadScape

Website: https://headscapegreenwich.co.uk/

Key stages: Key stages 1 and 2

Description: HeadScape is a 'one stop' source of self-help about a range of mental health issues and conditions for young people to browse at leisure.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Website: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for children. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence - and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Website: https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus-support/support-for-early-years/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: wellbeing advice for all those supporting children and young people.

British Psychological Society (BPS)

Website: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/bps-offers-advice-schools-parents-and-carers-help-children-through-uncertainty

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19.

Children’s Commissioner

Website: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a downloadable guide for children about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Click View

Website: www.clickview.co.uk/free

Key stages: key stage 1 and key stage 2

Description: activities to support areas of wellbeing including resilience, mental health and emotions, for primary-aged students.

JMB Education

Website: https://www.jmbeducation.com/

Key stages: key stage 1 to key stage 3

Description: mindfulness activities, soundscapes and musicscapes to help children focus on their feelings, thoughts and environment.

MindEd

Website: https://www.minded.org.uk/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: an educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.

Muddy Faces

Website: https://muddyfaces.co.uk/outdoor-hub/

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: a range of health and wellbeing activities and resources that can be completed outdoors.

The Child Bereavement Network

Website: http://www.childhoodbereavementnetwork.org.uk/schools.aspx

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Cruse Bereavement Care

Website: https://www.cruse.org.uk/get-help/coronavirus-bereavement-and-grief

Key stages: early years foundation stage to key stage 2

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Unicef UK

Website: https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/resources/teaching-resources/guidance-assemblies-lessons/article-of-the-week/

Key stages: all children including adults

Description: advice on supporting grieving children during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Samaritans

Website:  https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/contact-samaritan/

Samaritans are there if you need someone to talk to, they will listen. They won't judge or tell you what to do.