Health and Well-Being
Looking after your Mental Health
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A vaccine is now being rolled out to help us out of the pandemic. Click on the hands to read a child-friendly version of how this came about and what it means.
Now we are starting to think about children returning to school, click on the activities below for some ideas.
At this uncertain time, it is crucial we all look after our mental health and well-being The resources below may help and support you and your family.
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The Power of Kindness
Self soothe box
VE Day resources
Kindness to yourself
What makes a hero poem
10 a day challenge
We had an amazing week thinking about our emotions and how we express them. Look at our video to learn more!
Does your child get enough sleep?
Family Mental Health
Mental health has huge news coverage at the moment. Plymouth Herald published three superb articles on 20th March 2019.
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The book referred to in the first article is available to borrow from school. Please ask if you would like us to loan it to you.
The emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health allows children and young people to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults.
Things that can help keep children and young people mentally well include:
being in good physical health, eating a balanced diet and getting regular exercise
having time and the freedom to play, indoors and outdoors
being part of a family that gets along well most of the time
going to a school that looks after the wellbeing of all its pupils
taking part in local activities for young people.