At Crackley Bank Primary School, wellbeing is an important part of our ethos.  Making sure all of our children, their families and our staff have support to look after their health is vital to us.  If you have any questions, need some advice or just want to talk, please get in touch.  Please find information and advice below to help you further. 


Join us on our #helloyellow day.  Maybe you could try this bingo: 

#helloyellow gives us extra opportunities to talk to our friends and adults about our worries.  If you need more information or support, you could have a look at the 'Young minds' site.  

Maybe you could do something to help someone else... take part in the #helloyellow challenge. 

'Good Days in Unusual Times'.  This link provides a short story and thinking time for you and your child to discuss the different things that are happening at the moment and also to give you some good ideas on what you could do next.  Do not hesitate to contact us at school if you need further support. 


This week we are embracing all things wellbeing.  This will include three main areas: 

The Science side of being healthy - Eating well 

The Physical side of being healthy - Staying Active 

The Emotional side of being healthy - Healthy Minds.

For EYFS children have a look at the following information for more support. 


There are many ideas below for KS1/KS2 you can also find more information for physical activities bu clicking the picture below



Whether at home or school, we can still celebrate International Olympic Day. Held annually on 23 June, Olympic Day celebrates getting active and living the Olympic Values. Move, learn, discover and share to win with our #OlympicDay challenges!  The Get Set Website will help you with ideas. 



A book about worries and the coronavirus.


Resources to Support Wellbeing at Home


StarLine is a new and updating service available to parents and carers of pupils from all schools nationwide. It offers free, confidential advice is available six days a week by phoning the StarLine team on 0330 313 9162. For more information, visit www.starline.org.uk or follow @StarLineSupport on Twitter.




    What we can do to help ourselves and each other?



   Need some support with anxiety?  This document gives you lots of different advice and ideas.  


    Click for childrens wellbeing workbooks and other ideas for wellbeing and mental health. 


   FREE homeschooling workbook - 20 x positive mental health & wellbeing fun activity worksheets for boys & girls.  


Covid Fact Sheet for Parents - Lots of information for you to support your child and your own mental health. 

Looking after your feelings and your body 

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak






Chartwells have created a youtube channel which will give you some healthy snacks to create at home. Which one will you make first? Click below to be directed to their channel. 



Click on the link below for CBBC Newsround.  Super for regular news updates for children:



Information for younger children 


From Speech and language advice, feeding to parent well being.  

Support for the Mind - Keep Your Brain Healthy! 

  Thrive inside with Smiling Mind.  Lots of useful ideas. 


  Click this link for lots of games and information for children and parents alike. 


  Mental Health and Young People - helping you to help your friends who might be struggling to cope emotionally.


  Young MindsThey are the UK's leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.                                    



 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.





 Reliable up to date information on mental health and well-being for all.



     Resources to support parents and carers with Health and Wellbeing.  Password UKTWINKLHELPS.




Support for the Body - Let's Get Moving! 


  Spread The Happiness have shared their Nursery Rhymes and Dough Disco videos for free.


   Yoga and Meditation can help children to relax and stay calm. 


  A wide collection of free, curriculum-linked resources to educate and entertain children at home


   Fun curriculum linked resources to get your child moving while they learn at home. 

Wellbeing Menu


Have a look at this well being menu.  You can access it here, or you can find the links on each picture below them.  We think some of these ideas are lovely



Further Support for Parenting

  Click on the Children's Society for a guide for parents on how to suppport your child.


Setting up a successful home learning environment and creating a routine can be challenging. Here you can find an article written by teachers, sharing their tips about creating a timetable for learning at home:www.theschoolrun.com/home-learning-timetables-for-coronavirus-school-closures 

Exercise for Adults

If you find online videos helpful for exercising at home, why not visit  https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/for-your-body/move-more/home-workout-videos/ as a starting point.

If you have limited mobility, or if you are new to home exercise, you could consider using one of these chair-based exercises here: https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/sitting-exercises/

Further support for parents online

Here are some more websites that you might find helpful for supporting children when schools are closed:



Think you Know - online safety


Womens's Aid 




Alder Hey:





















Action for Happiness:










Telephone Number:

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust 24/7 Crisis Care Centre

0300 123 0907 (Option 1)




Connecting with the natural world is proven to have a positive impact on our mental health.  Why not try one of these activities with your child/ren?