Colley Lane Primary Academy, Colley Lane, Halesowen, B63 2TN
Part of Windsor Academy Trust

New Blog Post

5th July 2024

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Welcome to our monthly wellbeing blog for

July 2024

We aim to support our children and families as much as possible. We hope you find some activities and advice here that you find useful.

Please click here to visit the Wellbeing section of our website:

Or contact to speak to a member of the pastoral team.


Action for happiness

Action for happiness releases a monthly calendar to help support children's mental health and wellbeing. This month is July. Please click the link below to find the interactive version of the calendar.

Action for Happiness calander july 2024


What we do at school

We try to practise Mindfulness in our classes during each week. Each blog will contain a link to a popular mindfulness activity that has been used within school.

This month's choices are:

Mindful minute mindful eyes - a short mindful activity for kids.

Mindful Minute Mindful Eyes


Story Corner

We also have a story to support mental health and wellbeing each month, each story will look at a different feeling, emotion or experience.

Click the link below to hear this Month's story:


My Body Sends Signals - A short story about how our body sends us signals related to our emotions.


My Body Sends Signals


Community Corner


Dudley Council has an Early Help and Family Information Service Directory. This service offers information about funded childcare, activities, services and events taking place across the borough and information about NHS health services for children, young people and families.

Please check the link below for more information.


Dudley also has a public health website. is the new address for guidance from Dudley Public Health and Wellbeing.

From recipe ideas, cancer screening and immunisations to healthy pregnancies or ageing well, the website provides insight for all the family.

The website provides information and resources for improving health and wellbeing, covering all life stages from pregnancy and early life to healthy ageing.

Get the latest wellbeing information and join in with campaigns, projects and local activities that promote health and wellbeing.  Use free resources to help plan for later life, cook healthy recipes, and tools to manage stress and cope with bereavement.

The website is also a tool to become more active, stop smoking and stay a healthy weight.


Healthy Dudley website


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Did you know that Places of Welcome exist across Dudley borough?

Places of Welcome are run by local community groups who want everyone in their neighbourhood to have a place to go for a friendly face, a free hot drink and a conversation if and when they need it.

Each Place of Welcome is unique but all provide a place for people to connect with one another, find belonging and offer gifts and skills that interest them.

Places of Welcome take place in a variety of different venues including churches, community centres, libraries, mosques, temples and other community group buildings.

If you are visiting a Place of Welcome for the first time, check with the venue that they will be open as usual.

Find out more about Places of Welcome or join the Dudley Network by going to the Places of Welcome Webpage



Did you know that you can now apply for your 15 hours of funded childcare? Please see the link below.

Childcare support is expanding

From September, eligible working parents of children aged nine months old and over will be able to access 15 hours of funded childcare.

You can apply now. Find out more on the Childcare Choices website


Find out more



Social Media Latest Updates.


Social Media


Dudley Council has made it easier than ever for you to keep up-to-date with all of the latest Health and Wellbeing news by following Health Dudley on Facebook and X.


During the month of July we will be looking at the theme of transitions within school. Some of our children will be moving onto their new adventure in High School and for the rest of Colley Lane the transition into their new year groups. We plan to look at friendships and relationships, discuss dealing with change, worry, stress and anxiety.




A new website has been launched for children and young people living in Dudley.  The website provides information and links to services and resources on important health and wellbeing topics, such as mental wellbeing and sexual health. Click here to take a look.