Mental Health and Well-Being
Our schools mental health and well-being is our top priority at this testing time. This page aims to provide you with links to services as well as the tips for how you can support your child and family at home. Whilst caring for others, it is important to remember to put the oxygen mask on yourself first, and to ensure your own health and well-being needs are being met.
Primary Mental Health and Well-Being Consultation
If you have any concerns or worries from educating your child at home to managing your child's anxieties and worries, please feel free to contact the Mental Health and Well-Being team on:
Talking to your child about Covid-19
The NHS has produced some guidance by child psychologists about talking to your child about the Coronavirus. It important to have an open dialogue with children regarding this pandemic so that you can debunk any misconceptions they might have and to reassure them. This advice can be found by clicking the link below.
We have also attached the latest information from Safety Net (a Brighton and Hove charity which focuses on children's safety and well-being). Their advice and guidance can be found here.
Taking time to relax
The virus has caused a huge change in all of our lives and it now more important than ever to look after our mental health as well as our physical health. The Local Authority has produced these links to activities for Key Stage 1 and 2.
The link below is to CEOP(National Crime Agency), who say: “This page has been created to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, we will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.”