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Health and Wellbeing

Useful links to support health and wellbeing during school closure for Covid 19.

It is so important to keep healthy both physically and mentally during this period when our school is closed to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Across the country we are seeing lots of innovative approaches to help with health and wellbeing and to keep active.  

This page is here to share any tips to help with health and wellbeing.

Barnados – At present many parents will be juggling childcare with working from home. Top tips for parents working from home:

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/coronavirus-advice-parents

NSPCC – created an information and advice resource for parents/carers of young people with anxiety about Coronavirus:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/childrens-mental-health/depression-anxiety-mental-health  

CEOP – The police administered Child Exploitation Online Protection portal - CEOP - is a well-known and valuable resource bank. Given current circumstances they are releasing a new activity pack every 2 weeks to support parents to deliver online safety activities with children at a time when they will be spending more time online at home:

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Support-tools/home-activity-worksheets/  

www.thinkuknow.co.uk/globalassets/professional/thinkuknow_secondary_parents_helpsheet.pdf

Top tips for gardening during self isolation

The attached article provides some great tips for family gardening: https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/10-ways-to-garden-during-self-isolation/

Joe Wicks daily workout 

Joe Wicks is running a daily PE lesson at 9am via his Youtube channel, a great way to keep fit and healthy:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

David Walliams audio books 

David Walliams is releasing an audio version of his books on a daily basis, go to https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/ to find out more. 

Coping calendar 

To help with the daily routine take a look at this Coping Calendar – click on the link at the bottom of the page.

Jamie Oliver – Keep cooking and carry on 

Jamie Oliver has produced a number of shows with recipe ideas and cooking tips, go to the Channel 4 web page https://www.channel4.com/programmes/jamie-keep-cooking-and-carry-on