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Leighton Primary School

PSHE & Wellbeing


It is Mental Health Awareness week from 18th-24th May with the theme being 'Kindness'.

You will find more information about this week here

There are some resources at the bottom of this page to support learning about mental health. There is a list of acts of kindness that you and your child could consider doing too.

PSHE Lessons Online

BBC Live Lessons - Wellbeing 'Live Lesson' from the BBC

Resources to Support Wellbeing at Home

Keeping a journal and doing daily exercise can help us to look after our wellbeing. You can download a free Wellbeing Journal and take part in some 15-minute exercises, created by Nuffield Health here

Singing and dancing are also a great way to help us feel happy. Spread The Happiness have shared their Nursery Rhymes and Dough Disco videos for free, here:

Yoga and Meditation can help children to relax and stay calm. Cosmic Kids Yoga channel on YouTube has free videos aimed at children aged 3+.

PSHE Challenges - Cambridgeshire PSHE Service have created some PSHE challenges, here: which you can use as conversation starters as a family when talking about how the coronavirus has impacted our lives in different ways and how it will be remembered in the future.

The PSHE Association has created a guide for parents and carers who are educating children at home. You can download the pack here:

Their website also contains a 'coronavirus hub' which they are adding content to regularly. 

You can access free meditation activities at and at

Wellbeing for Children and Families

More materials have been added to support schools and families with children’s wellbeing on the Home Learning Hub here:

There’s now a section called ‘Explaining the coronavirus to young children’ with resources including a new book by Nosy Crow, illustrated by Axel Scheffler (The Gruffalo); as well as the Children’s Commissioner’s Guide to Coronavirus.

There is also a wonderful resource, created by Strengthening Minds, an organisation based in London.  The Strengthening Minds Guide to Staying Home…In Style is a brilliant resource full of ideas, games, activities and resources for families with young children including a section on wellbeing and mindfulness.

There are new things being added to the website all the time, and it can be hard to keep up. So a section called ‘Recently-added’ has been created on the landing page which will tell you what’s been uploaded in the last few days: