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Mental Heath and Well-Being

Information for Parents and Carers

Please click on the following links:

Action for Children

Mind (for better mental health)

NSPCC (mental health and parenting)

Young Minds



Mentally Healthy Schools

Mental Health Foundation

CZone (supporting pupils with special educational needs)

Anna Freud Centre (helping children and young people to manage anxiety)

Government guidance on mental health and wellbeing

Government guidance on supporting young people's mental health and wellbeing


Information for Children

Information to help support children and their understanding of COVID-19 and social distancing.

Books and activities:

Childline Calm Zone

Wellbeing Journal for Kids (Outside the box) - mainly aimed at KS2 

Rain Before Rainbows – a book to inspire hope from Walker Books & Save the Children 

Corona Virus: a book for children

Everybody Worries: by John Burgerman - picture book for children that are worried about Coronavirus

The Book of Hopes: words and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown (with contributions from more than 100 children’s writers and illustrators) - edited by Elizabeth Rundell

Social distancing resources:

Time to Come in Bear: a story about social distancing - written by Kim St. Lawrence read by Ryan St. Lawrence

How to explain Social Distancing to Kids: KiwiCo

While we can't hug

Grover (from Sesame Street) and Social Distancing

Explaining Social Distancing to Children: meet the helpers

How to wash your Hands song: NHS

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