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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Further Support

Where can I go for more support?

Below, you will find some useful links to websites providing more information and support on mental health and emotional wellbeing.

 Websites for parents

Websites for children

Apps children may find useful

  • Headspace
  • Sam
  • Stay Alive
  • Calm
  • What's Up
  • Chill Panda

 

Other Activities

Other activities proven to support children's wellbeing can include:

  • Colouring and drawing
  • Sport and exercise
  • Writing
  • Playing a board game
  • Guided meditation - video below

Guided Meditation for Children | Your Secret Treehouse | Relaxation for Kids

If you have further concerns about your child's mental health and emotional wellbeing, please speak to your child's class teacher, Sinéad or Mrs Maoine who can seek further advice from the school's Primary Mental Health Specialist

Below is a list of resources intended to help adults guide children through difficult situations. Click on a topic for more information and guidance. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

 

Movies that may help

  • Dumbo (bullying and inclusion)
  • Up (resilience)
  • WALL-E (independence)
  • ET (friendship through differences)
  • Wonder (bullying, inclusion and resilience)
  • Inside Out (understanding how perception can impact how we feel)
  • Frozen (respecting others)
  • Finding Nemo (dealing with loss and showing perseverance)
  • Shrek (how we treat people / inclusion)