Here are some wellbeing resources that you may find useful when planning how you can support children and young people’s wellbeing:
- Before using any of the resources, always make yourself familiar with the content and carefully consider if they will be appropriate and useful for your class.
- If there are any online resources that your school has found useful, please get in touch, as we’d love to hear about them.
Source: BBC Teach Moodboosters website LINK HERE
Developed as part of the Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens Wellbeing Project, designed to increase connection to nature and to inspire curiosity in surroundings.
BBC Teach – Moodboosters
- For Primary Schools
- Short, simple and fun dedicated educational resources, inspirational videos and activities are available for free
“BBC Moodboosters has teamed up with BBC Children in Need for this ambitious new initiative to inspire primary school age children around the UK to get moving and learning about their mental health and wellbeing…..
- Moodboosters provide teachers with interactive classroom activities that can be used throughout the school day.
- Support the PSHE curriculum for 5 – 11 year-olds.
- Give children the tools and language to help them manage their feelings and learn emotional and social skills.
- Curriculum-linked videos along with a teacher guide to support using Moodboosters in lessons.
- No extra equipment is required!”.
BBC Teach ‘The Brain Lab’
- For Primary Schools
- KS2 PHSE
- “A collection of short films on mindset and mindfulness, as well as a video guide for teachers which introduces the concept of mindsets and mindfulness and suggests ways the films can be used in class”
- The films explore the five ways to wellbeing
- For Secondary Schools
- KS3 PHSE
- ‘A collection of short films that offer case studies of young people demonstrating a growth mindset. Each story introduces us to one of the five steps to wellbeing’
Wellbeing, Creativity and Young People Guide
Prepared by Jo Stockdale (founder of ‘Well Within Reach’) and commissioned by The Mighty Creatives.
“Created for education professionals – supporting students in the midst and aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic – this free guide explores the relationship between learning and wellbeing.
It considers the positive impact of creativity on children and young people’s ‘learning brains’ and how this can help to strengthen young people’s wellbeing and resilience.
The guide also includes a series of practical and creative activities that educators can use in the classroom.
Visit The Mighty Creatives website to download the guide for free:
BBC Teach 'Teacher Support'
A support and wellbeing space to help teachers through the stress and pressures of the school year.