The emotional wellbeing of our pupils is of paramount importance to us at St Columbkilles where we have a robust health and wellbeing intervention programme.
Below, you will find a range of resources that you can use to help support your child at home:
Self-care is about the things we can do to look after our own mental health. Young people told us that when they are struggling they are usually told to see a professional.
Supporting Your Child During The Coronavirus Pandemic Tips, advice and where to get support for your child’s mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Social stories on Covid-19 and school closures https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/er/healthierminds/
Our aim is to help you find the information you need to develop children and young people’s talents and abilities in a way that will support them to meet life’s common challenges, develop their resilience, and have healthier minds as a result.
Visual from NHS to help parents when explaining Covid-19 to children https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/covid19_childfriendly_poster_cc_march2020.pdf
British Psychological Society general advice on talking to your child about Covid-19 https://www.bps.org.uk/sites/www.bps.org.uk/files/Policy/Policy%20%20Files/Talking%20to%20children%20about%20coronavirus.pdf
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