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 months top 2 videos, selected by our children are:
Everyone can feel tired from time to time, but that sharing energy around the class through movement can help everyone to feel more energised and prepared for what’s ahead.
Through the expression of feelings of dreaming, frustration and celebration, Bethany aims to remind everyone at home that making mistakes while reaching our goals is part of the process.
Action for happiness releases a monthly calendar to help support children's mental health and wellbeing. This month is Active April. 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 month Year 2 have shared a movement video that they enjoy as a class to help them feel energised and positive.
This Months is:
We also have a story to support mental health and wellbeing this month, a story that shows two siblings working together to find calm moments when their have very busy days.