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Inspiring a Love for Learning

“Let all that you do be done with love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14

Enabling children to flourish and succeed

Wellbeing for Parents and families

At Croxton Kerrial CE Primary School, we are committed to supporting your child's wellbeing. Here is some information and resources to help support their wellbeing at home. 

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Solihull Approach Parenting Courses – NHS Leicestershire Partnership

 

We are delighted to announce that a range of free online parenting courses are available for all residents of Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland from today.  The Solihull Approach courses cover concerns that parents often face with children, from before they are born to early adulthood, including physical and mental health, understanding their feelings and how to build better relationships.

 

The courses include the same content as you would receive in a typical face-to-face parenting group run by health visitors. They are available in 108 languages, with voiceovers in English and Urdu. Each course has a number of different components, and they can be accessed at any time and any place.

 

The courses include:

  • Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth, and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child - 0-19 years 
  • Understanding your child with additional needs
  • Understanding the impact of the pandemic on your teenager
  • Understanding your teenager's brain
  • Understanding your brain
  • Understanding your child's feelings
  • Understanding your child's mental health and wellbeing
  • Understanding your relationships
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Further courses are currently in development, including a specific course for supporting children and young people with possible neurodevelopmental conditions.

 

All courses are free to access for anyone with an LLR postcode – it just requires users to create an account to access them – and they are available for the next two years. More details, including how to register and access the courses, are available at: Solihull Approach | Online Courses.

 

For more information please see here.

Are You Listening?

Are you listening? Young people are being exploited by criminals in your area. They won't always act or feel like victims, often because they have been groomed to feel respected and important to criminal gangs. It's up to all of us to know the signs and to act if you suspect a child is in danger.

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Is my child too ill to attend school?

 

This is a question we are often asked and sometimes there is no way we can provide an answer specifically, either because we're not doctors or because it's not within our experience.  By clicking on the picture below, you will be taken directly to the NHS webpage that may help you make a decision.

 

In all cases of illness, do keep in touch with the school and if you're ever concerned that your child's illness is of a serious nature, then dial 999.

 

Help for Households

 

The government have launched a scheme to help those who are struggling financially.

 

Please see link here for further information. Help for Households - Get government cost of living support

 

Supporting good mental health

 

The effects of mental health problems are huge, and given the challenging times we are living in with coronavirus, it's more important than ever that we take steps to support good mental health.

 

To that end, the Church of England website have updated their mental health reflections booklet with new material to provide hope, reassurance and comfort. 

 

The 13 daily reflections are also available as a podcast series. Visit their site by clicking on the picture below.

 

Speak Out, Stay Safe

 

The NSPCC have worked with schools over the years to help keep children safe. They have now produced a video, with the help of Ant and Dec, for parents to sit and watch with their children to reinforce key messages we give them at school. You can find the video below.

 

They have also produced some resources that can be used by parents/carers to enable further discussion whilst doing activities with their children.  These are hosted on the NSPCC website at www.nspcc.org.uk/activities.  

 

Other resources are available on NSPCC webpages to support schools and parents/carers or you can go directly to NSPCC Learning.

 

Online safety hub

 

The list of resources includes links to their Online Safety Hub where you will find advice and information on a range of different online safety topics including gaming, social media, sharing nudes, parental controls and more.

 

You will also find online safety information for families of children with additional needs and disabilities. We have worked with Ambitious about Autism and parents and carers who have children with additional needs and disabilities to create activities to help talk about online safety (see links in resources list).

Speak out. Stay safe. Virtual Assembly 2021

A video for parents to share with their children.

Summer Activities

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Looking After Your Child's Eyes

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Supporting your child with their worries

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Educate Against Hate

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Supporting Mental Health

Books to Support Wellbeing

 

Little Parachutes have a range of picture books that help young children cope with their emotions and deal positively with new experiences, situations and issues.

They deliver comfort, reassurance and acknowledgement to children at times when they need it the most, all wrapped up in the gentle familiarity of a story.

 

Themes include: anxiety, bereavement, aggression, tantrums, divorce.

Young Minds

 

Mental Health support for children and parents.

Diabetes Awareness

Water Safety

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