Looking after ourselves…

Calm Zone

Summer self-care activities

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NSPCC Speak out Stay safe assembly

Featuring highlights from their hugely popularSpeak out Stay safe assembly, the assembly helps children understand what’s happening currently, why they may be feeling anxious or worried, and where to get help if they need it.  The assembly is about 25 minutes long and divided into three sections. The first two sections discuss current worries, where and how to get help. The assembly ends with a question and answer session involving the Children and Families Minister.

Back to School by Debbie Palphreyman

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The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown

The Literacy Trust have published a free online ebook for all children and families.  The extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon and Jacqueline Wilson.

The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.

While We Can’t Hug…. by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar

Everybody Worries

5 Ways to Wellbeing

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Dave the Dog is worried about coronavirus

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My Story about Pandemics and the Coronavirus by Carol Gray

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Coronavirus A book for children by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson & Nia Robert

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BBC Newsround

Read the latest news stories or watch the latest news clips from the BBC.

Our School is closing for a while by ELSA Support

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Supporting young people through disruption