Colley Lane Primary Academy aims to help our children by providing support for their mental health and wellbeing. This is the first of our monthly blogs that will be filled full of tips to help support our children and families. They will include activities that have taken place in classrooms, fun things to do at home and links to advice and further support.
BBC Bitesize Moodboosters are short videos that help support children to understand their emotions as well as get them active.They can all be accessed here:
This month’s top 2 videos, selected by our children are:
"Through a combination of rowing, jumping, leaning and ducking, pupils are shown that it is okay to go wrong from time to time, since everyone occasionally has a “whoops” moment."
“Evie Pickerill inspires children to turn their bodies into musical instruments to help stimulate awareness of controlling movement, muscular strength, coordination and balance.”
Action for happiness releases a monthly calendar to help support children's mental health and wellbeing. This month is Mindful March. Please click the link below to find the interactive version of the calendar.
We try to practice Mindfulness in our classes when we can each blog will contain a link to a popular mindfulness activity that has been using within school and that the children have enjoyed.
This Months is:
We also have a story to support mental health and wellbeing this month, a popular story for children around understanding the importance of talking about our worries.