Welcome to the Well being page of our home learning section of the website. During this unusal and difficult time the wellbeing of the children, staff, parents and the local community is even more important to us here at Reedley. So we are going to be adding to this page every few days with new ideas and links that we might all find helpful to keep well being at its best.
A message to parents from the National Education Union
Early years teacher Steph Hancock, from Gateshead, offers reassurance to parents and carers supporting children’s learning at home via video link. This is worth watching to support you at home.
Please click on the link below:
This is a site for young people, carers and professionals that pools together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your mental health and well-being. I hope that you find it helpful. Here is the link: CAMHS
Talking to children about Coronavirus
Coronavirus has arrived in the UK very quickly and has already brought a lot of changes to all of our lives.
There is a lot of talk and TV about it – it is impossible to avoid. It can cause worry for children and young people. Family life has had to change. You will want to help your children and young people understand why, and how to keep safe. It is best for children to get facts from the people who know them best. They can get reassurance for any worries and have you there to comfort them. Below are suggested links to support you with this.
Books: Dont worry little bear Click on this link to get to the story. This is a story that is EYFS and Year 1 friendly. The link includes the story and activities to help explain Covid-19 to younger children.
For older children, Nosy Crow have produced a book which explains the coronavirus.
Nosy Crow Click on this link
Here are some more links that may help to explain Covid-19 to your child:
The Children's Commissioners Guide to Coronavirus
How to talk to your child about coronavirus, by Unicef:
Child-friendly explanation of Coronavirus for Primary age students:
Information video on Coronavirus for Primary age children (KS2), by Brainpop:
Information video on Coronavirus for older children/adults, by WHO:
I have attatched a really helpful feelings pack for the children to fill out. The link is at the bottom of the page called Rainbow feelings pack.