Welcome to our brand new Wellbeing Hub, containing useful help and advice, important links and downloadable resources for adults and children. Please check back regularly, as additional information and resources will continue to be added to this new page.
Key Personnel for Pastoral Support and Emotional Wellbeing at Maulden Lower School
Pastoral Leader & Deputy Safeguarding Officer: Mrs Sarah Hillson
Pupil Premium Champion & Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mrs Kathy Dwyer
Deputy Safeguarding Officer: Ms Sarah Butcher
Safeguarding Governor: Mr Jeremy Pestell
SEND Coordinator: Mrs Joanne Keane
EYFS Leader & SEND Coordinator for EYFS: Mrs Claire Lynch
Important documents relating to Maulden Lower School's Wellbeing Policy and Provision:
Maulden Lower School PSHE & Relationships Policy - Coming soon!
Useful Links and Documents to Prepare Children for Their Return To School After Home Learning
As we prepare to welcome all children back into school next week, it is natural that whilst some may feel excited and eager to return, others may be experiencing anxiety or have questions and concerns regarding their return to school. It is really important that we all take the time to listen, talk and validate these feelings. Back in school, we will be completing lots of activities to support the children's emotional literacy , mental and physical wellbeing. In the meantime, there are some super web resources on this subject and we would like to signpost you to a few of these, should you feel that they would be beneficial to your family.
You may like to use these two activities by Partnership for Schools, as a focus for discussions about experiences during Lockdown and feelings about returning to school. Please do feel free to download and invite your children to bring into school if they would to share them with their teachers: Going back to school activity and Letting Go and Future plans activity
Websites & Resources:
Barnados have put together a return to school information hub at: https://www.barnardos.org.uk/
whilst Young Minds also have some very useful advice and recommendations at: https://youngminds.org.uk/
This useful advice sheet from Trauma Informed Schools also suggests ways to help prepare your child: Preparing Your Child To Return To School (Please click to download).
Finally, please find below links to two free seminars that you as parents and carers may find helpful to attend in order to support your child during this time of change:
CHUMs - Managing Emotions & Self-Esteem free workshop - 10 or 24 March 2021 . Please click here for more details.
Central Bedfordshire Early Help Team - Moving Forward free seminar - 22 April 2021. Please click here to book a place.
Please feel free to explore the other links and resources included here on our Wellbeing Hub or contact your child's class teacher on their year group email if you feel you would like further advice or support.
Advice & Wellbeing Resources linked to Covid-19
Free downloadable book for primary age children about Coronavirus
How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
Mental wellbeing while staying at home
Coronavirus - Advice from Young Minds
COVID-19: Guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing
Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)
Resources & Advice for Parents
Documents to download:
Important Organisations & Useful Websites
Resources to use with Children
Breathing exercises for children
Practice Mindfulness with Belly Breathing
Activities for under 5s
Activities for under 5s
Free videos (nearly daily) which are fun, interactive and intend to introduce children to yoga, mindfulness and relaxation. For 3+ years.
General News Feed
- What parental controls can do and how to set them
- How to set up new devices safely,
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