Welcome to our Wellbeing Zone where you will find resources to support you at this current time. Here you will find supporting documents about the Coronavirus, how to discuss this with your children, and other helpful links to parenting articles, timetables and healthy living.
For your quick reference, please see the links below:
KOOTH is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people https://www.kooth.com/
BBC also has resources, specifically to support children in understanding COVID 19
Newsround has general advice for children (updated on 26th March)
Childline Calm Zone. A great collection of activities and tools to use with children to develop a culture of calm.
Coping skills. This site has some useful tips, in particular the 5,4,3,2,1 grounding technique which is an effective tool for managing anxiety for any age. https://copingskillsforkids.com/blog/2016/4/27/coping-skill-spotlight-5-4-3-2-1-grounding-technique
The Church of England Supporting Good Mental Health. A series of 13 reflections taking a topic a day, including scripture and a “Have a Go” habit or challenge
We recognise that as a result of Coronavirus outbreak, many victims of Domestic Abuse face additional challenges and barriers to accessing support. While self-isolating, families will spend extended periods of time together and it is recognised that controlling behaviour and/or tensions may rise, escalating the risk of abuse and violence. Please access the following resources for help:
Richmond borough - Refuge Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) and Outreach Service
020 8943 8188 Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
NHS information on domestic violence, has links for men and women to access:
If you are looking for information on our PSHE programme 'Jigsaw', that we use in school, please click here.
Additionally, in the sections to the right, you will find links to resources to support in times of loss.