Mental Health & Wellbeing

At Arnbrook Primary School, we believe that mental health is as important as physical health. We want to support everyone in our school community so they have good mental health, positive self-esteem and know what to do and who to speak to if they need support. Get in touch if you have any worries or concerns about your child's mental health or wellbeing. There's lots of resources to help everyone, regardless of how they are feeling, below. 

Resources for children and young people: 

CALM ZONE - There are lots of way to feel calmer. It's about finding what works for you.

Young Minds advice on dealing with self-isolation

Childline - 0800 1111

Health for Kids - Information on COVID-19 and how to stay physically and mentally healthy. 

Kooth - free, anonymous online counselling for children & young people.


Resources for discussing COVID-19 with children:

NSPCC advice 

Story book for 4-7 year olds

Newsround - provides age-appropriate news for children. 


Bereavement advice for families: 

Winstons Wish - Help for families and children coping with bereavement. 

Hope Again - a site for young people, by young people, experiencing loss and bereavement. 

Cruse Bereavement Centre - support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone passes away. 


Resources for supporting children's (and adults) mental health and dealing with worries & anxiety: 

Videos showing relaxation techniques.

How to keep mentally healthy during uncertain times

5 tips for staying mentally well during the Coronavirus pandemic

Self-Care ideas

'Everybody Worries' e-book

Family Wellbeing Leaflet
Bereavement Advice for Parents
Mindful Monsters Activities