Mental Health Support

As part of the COVID-19 response by the school, the inclusion team have gathered a collection of vetted links and activities designed to promote positive mental health. Please feel free to take a look at these non-compulsory ideas below:

Links – A free account is required to access these, please sign up yourself.

Young Minds:

Protecting your mental health in uncertain times (specific to Coronavirus):

About social distancing:

Mind guides to planning for staying at home or indoors, taking care of your mental health and wellbeing and a checklist re: are you ready to stay at home?

Advice for young people, parents, carers, schools and colleges about what each one of us can do to support the wellbeing of those in our lives. Includes self-care activities which you can do at home:

Autism and the Corona virus- 20 tips:

A new online learning platform to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home, was launched on 28th April. Free courses are available through a new online platform hosted on the website, called The Skills Toolkit. The new platform gives people access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.

DWP’s employment and benefits support – The Employment and benefits support website includes the latest guidance and messages on sick pay, existing benefit claims, new claims to benefit, self-employment, housing and more.

Please see below the link to a video regarding the ICON Infant crying information leaflet.  We encourage you all to watch this video to understand how you can support parents and carers to cope with a crying baby:


Acts of Kindness Bingo

Managing our Mental Health & Staying Well during a Virus Outbreak

Coping Family Life during the Lockdown

Coping Young Person’s guide

#5ways5daysNHS challenge

Coping 5 ways primary

Parenting Special Children Webinars