Health and Wellbeing

Returning to School

PDP Wellbeing Letter - returning to school

Returning To School Mind Map

Return To School - Coronavirus Toolkit

Helping Your Child Back To School

Top 10 Tips For Coping With Change

Building Your Child's Confidence And Resilience 

10 Resilient Things To Say To Your Child


Health and Wellbeing Activity Cards


Over Half Term, we have created some Health and Wellbeing Activity cards for the children to use. We have put them in 3 phases - Foundation/Key Stage 1 (EYFS, Year1 and Year 2); Lower Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4) and Upper Key Stage 2 (Years 5 and 6). Each phase has 4 activity cards - mindfulness, yoga, healthy eating and P.E. Please feel free to try activities from any of the phases. Click on the buttons below to access the resources.



PSHE Resources

Keeping Myself Safe - SCARF

Harold's Daily Diary

Wellbeing Resources


Child Mental Health And Wellbeing - 10 Top Tips For Parents - practical guidance for supporting your child/ren with their wellbeing

Wellbeing Home Pack - written by Amy, Amy and Mrs Stokes

How to Look After Your Family's Mental Health - Tips for when you're stuck indoors

Childline Mood Journal - Track and express how you're feeling

Childline Calm Zone - breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress

Think NinjaEmpowering children and young people to build resilience, manage their emotional health and to fulfil their potential

Keeping Myself Healthy - Life Bus

Books To Support Wellbeing


Canal and River Trust: Wellbeing - Activities to to support the five ways to wellbeing: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give

Families Online Magazine - Lockdown Issue - Isolation Survival Guide

Books To Share With Children Returning To School - 40 picture books to share on subjects such as worry, fear, resilience and hope



Mindfulness and Meditation Resources




Smiling Mind 

Stop, Breathe and Think 

4-7-8 Breathing Exercise by GoZen - YouTube video

Exercise Resources

Active@Home - Inclusion Special - Support for keeping children active


Virtual School Games - Compete with other schools in West Berkshire

Real PE - use the following login details -

password: parsonsdow

Live PE Lessons with uSports


Covid-19 Resources

Covid-19 Time Capsule Sheets - Create a diary from your lockdown experience

Coronavirus: A Book for Children - A great way to explain Coronavirus to children


A Kid's Guide to Coronavirus - Coronavirus Information for Kids

COVID19 - Advice for Parents - Coronavirus information for parents

Community Support Hub - Community help and support around the issue of Coronavirus

Online Safety Resources

Keeping Your Child Safe Online While They Are Off School - keep your child safe while they are learning and having fun online

Delivering Online Safety At Home - Short videos for parents and carers

Home Activity Packs - 4-5 Year Olds

Home Activity Packs - 5-7 Year Olds

Home Activity Packs - 8-10 Year Olds

Home Activity Packs - 11-13 Year Olds

Cyber Bullying Advice Sheet For Young People

Cyber Bullying Advice Sheet For Parents And Carers

NHS Guidance For Parents

West Berkshire Public Health and Wellbeing

Parsons Down Infant School

Paynesdown Road, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3TE


Tel: 01635 862475


Parsons Down Junior School

Herons Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3SR


Tel: 01635 866700


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