At Chiltern Wood School we understand that the current climate can cause stress and anxiety for our children and their families, below are some things that may help everyone to stay positive and calm in these uncertain times.
Chiltern Wood School works closely along LD CAMHS, if you feel your child is need of these services please contact you child's class teacher or Wendy Taylor to support a referral.
Supporting Parents Helpfinder (Young Minds)
Times are tough for many people right now. Parents find themselves pulled in many different direction and children may be struggling being in the house for so much longer than usual.
A mixture of concern about covid, work from home and children at home, along with a possible financial impact make for a stressful household.
Young Minds have created a useful 'Supporting Parents Helpfinder'. By answering six questions, parents can find out how to support their child's mental health during the pandemic (and beyond).
Find the help finder here: https://youngminds.org.uk/supporting-parents-helpfinder/
Child in Mind
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families have produced a series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems called Child in Mind. They are available to find here: Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
Chiltern Wood School Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Charter
This charter has been drawn up with the following principles in mind:
Everyone within the school community has a responsibility to consider the impact s/he makes on themselves, others, and the school environment, through the decisions they make.
Pupils are encouraged to …