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Primary School

Mental Health Awareness Week

At Thrapston Primary School we are proud to be supporting Children's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 as it is an opportunity to shine a bright spotlight on the importance of mental health. In this blog post we have put together a list of  resources to support children, young people, their parents, carers and teachers.

Mental Health Awareness Assembly

Below is a link to an assembly which is being shared in school this week. It includes two short videos that you might like to watch at home with your child. Following this assembly, we are inviting all children to send in any work they create to support the theme 'Express Yourself'. (See some examples below) This work will be used to create a Mental Health Awareness Wall. Children can choose to express themselves in any way that they wish - be creative! Please email your work to cgolding@thrapston.net

          

The Reading Agency

The Reading agency have put together a wonderful selection of stories and accompanying resources to help talk to little ones about mental wellbeing, which can sometimes be a tricky topic to discuss with young children.

Download here

Your Floating Bed

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These are wonderful sleep stories for children and young people by Your Floating Bed. Each sleep journey beautifully combines guided meditation and visualisation techniques to soothe busy little minds, whilst gently encouraging sleep.
If your child is dealing with troubled sleep because the world suddenly feels a little bit upside-down again, definitely give these dreamy delights a try! Click here

0-19 Team

Please click the link below if you are interested in an introduction to emotion coaching as a parenting strategy to support children to manage their emotions. 

https://safeshare.tv/x/ss601831a6712a2

The PCT newsletter below also gives further information on services to support children and their families. All staff are in school, working their usual hours, so please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

Additional resources can be accessed here.

Additional resources can be accessed here.