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Mental Health Week 2020

Welcome to Children's Mental Health Week


Friday 22nd May


How do you 'Find your Brave'?  Take notice of the present moment - mindfulness.

My Movie 9.mp4

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There's a Superhero in you!

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Small Changes - My Superpower - Avril McDonald

The Small Changes Whānau Challenge was created to help you do something small every day to improve your health and wellbeing - while having fun as a family! ...

Be yourself! It's amazing!

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Dave and Claire Crosby Melt Hearts with 'A Million Dreams'


What a great week it's been finding all our 'braves'!

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Thursday 21st May

Kindness matters - make someone smile today!

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Kindness Matters - Mental Health Foundation - Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Did you know that kindness can be beneficial for our mental health?

Don't forget...

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KS1 children - This is lovely to watch and listen to, and it helps to remind us all that we're not alone!

You've Got a Friend In Me - LIVE Performance by 4-year-old Claire Ryann and Dad

KS2 children - Nothing like a 'Good Friend' music video.  Why don't you and your pals compose and add a verse or two virtually?

Nothing Like a Good Friend Music Video from www.feelbrave.com

A song and music video about FRIENDSHIP! Try making your own 'Nothing Like a Good Friend' music video

Wednesday 20th May

Think of a new skill or activity that you'd like to try out - learn new skills.

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Wait until you see all those amazing smiles at the end.

Don't forget your challenge - make someone smile every couple of hours today!

BEING KIND: The Music Video that Circle the World | Empty Hands Music | nimo

I've learnt some new skills and took part in activities that I hadn't tried before.

Baking with my mum was really fun.  I wasn't allowed to lick the spoon though!

Look what I can do now! I can give my paw to anyone who asks me!  You have to practice developing skills but if you keep going - you can do it!

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STORY TIME - The Wolf is Not Invited - Written and told by Avril McDonald

We shared a lovely poem yesterday - Stars in the Night.

Here's a link to the poem being performed and the actions to go with it.

Why not try following along, reading the poem and doing the actions?

Circle Time Stars in the Night

Performing 'Stars in the Night'.
Learn to Sign KS1

Learn to Sign You Are My Sunshine | ASL Kids Song

"You Are My Sunshine" was first recording in 1939 and has been a popular children's song ever since. Join Georgia and learn the signs to this rhyming song. A...

Learn to Sign KS2

Learn Beginners BSL - Alphabet - Lesson 1.

Tuesday 19th May


Let's start today with a 'fierce' song and a poem to help you FIND YOUR BRAVE.

Makaton CarPark Karaoke - ROAR - Singing Hands

Think of something brave you could do when you come back to school.

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Being physically active can help you to be kind to your mind!

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Yoga and meditation exercises for KS1

Popcorn and the Pirates | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

Peace Out Guided Relaxation for Kids | 9. Cosmic Counting

Peace Out Guided Relaxation for Kids | 5. Moon and Stars

Guided Meditation for Children | Your Secret Treehouse | Relaxation for Kids

Sleep Meditation for Children | UNICORN SUMMER FESTIVAL | Sleep Story for Kids

Guided Meditation for Children | THE MAGICAL CASTLE | Kids Meditation Story

Monday 18th May

A welcome from Westie

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Let's start with a virtual assembly...

Virtual assembly - link to the story 'The Wolf's Colourful Coat'.

Think about something you have done that made you feel brave -connect with others.

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Storytime The Wolf's Colourful Coat

An exciting announcement from Westie


Children's Mental Health Week - Monday 18th - Friday 22nd May.

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