Wellbeing and Covid-19 Online resources

Advice and help for parents and pupils

Although we are no longer in a lockdown, the following resources may be useful at times, especially if your child has to self-isolate. There are also very helpful support guides for supporting children and young people's mental health.

Kooth Online Mental Wellbeing - a guide for parents

Kooth FAQs for children and young people

Kooth website link

Coronavirus - A book for children, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

5 Ways to Wellbeing #coping - a flyer with lots of advice and guidance on coping at this challenging time

Free Massage Story

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CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) resources website - a website full of resources, apps, videos and advice to help with mental health and wellbeing.

Keepsafe.org have created a webpage of information for people with learning difficulties which you may find helpful

Childline Calmzone is an online resource page from Childline UK with lots of advice on keeping everyone calm and also lots of resources to help.

ELSA Support Uk have set up lots of free resources to help children stay calm during this time.

NHS resource - Coping with family life during lockdown

Keeping busy at home (Activities)

COVID-19 - Advice to parents and carers

Here are some documents from West Berkshire Autism Advisory Service you may find useful

Supporting you child's learning at home

Worry Board

Parent Pack

Learning Resources

Oak Academy - resources for pupils with SEND

BBC Bitesize have a vast array of resources to help learning from home. 

PE With Joe is back to help keep fit at home during this current lockdown

Twinkl resources during Coronavirus shutdown

Teaching your Monsters to Read is an online reading game, which is currently free

Virtual School Trips - Virtual trips to different places around the world

A trip through Dubai - Some amazing sites in a very different city

Go Noodle – Our favourite wake up shake up exercise

Useful Youtube links

Premier League Primary Stars

Haktive Activity Challenge This free resource will enable you to bring physical activity into your home and promote well being for your children and you. It provides a number of challenges for your to encourage physical activity in a fun way. 

Team GB activity page Team GB have set up a webpage with lots of activity ideas and resources.

Tagtiv8 have a website full of ideas for keeping active.

TACPAC - Communication through touch and music

Stories and songs

Mr Wolf's Pancakes by Jan Fearnley (Read by Hayley)

 

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A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Read by Hayley)

 

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Room on a Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Read by Hayley)

 

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Chinese New Year Story (Read by Hayley)

 

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The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Read by Hayley)

 

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Stick Man by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Read by Hayley)

 

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Aaaagghh! Spider by Lydia Monks (Read by Anna)

 

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Zog and The Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson (Read by Hayley)

 

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You Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman. 

 

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Here is another story. This time it is "Monkey Puzzle" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Enjoy (Read by Jon)

 

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"The Story of Ferdinand". Enjoy (Read by Anna)

 

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Here is a fantastic song by our very talented music teacher Charles. It is called "The Hairy Yeti's Haircut". Enjoy

 

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Another story for you. This time it is "The Fish Who Could Wish" by John Bush and Korky Paul. Enjoy (Read by Jon)

 

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Charles has recorded "Sir Nobink " by Spike Milligan. Two chapters are below. Enjoy:

 

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Another story for you. This time it is "Stickman" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Enjoy (Read by Jon)

 

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Here is another reading. This time it is "The Gruffalo's Child" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Enjoy (Read by Jon)

 

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Charles has recorded "The Bald Twit Lion" by Spike Milligan. Two chapters are below. Enjoy:

Chapter 1

 

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Chapter 2

 

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Here is story number 2 - "The Gruffalo" by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Enjoy (Read by Jon)

 

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Here is the first story as promised. It is "What The Ladybird Heard" by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Please share is with you child - I hope they enjoy it. I plan to do another one on Monday.

 

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We will add to these resources if we find any new ones. Of course, please share any you may have that you think I should include by emailing me at office@castle.w-berks.sch.uk