Well Being during the Covid-19 Pandemic

General Mental Health and Well-being Support, Ideas and Websites

Apps

  • Sleep meditation for kids (free)
  • The Worrynots (1.29 p/month)
  • FOCUS on the go! (free)
  • Three good things (free)
  • Mindful Powers (£4.99)
  • Powerme (free)

Situation Specific Advice

  • Advice on talking to children about Coronavirus, by British Psychological Society:

https://www.bps.org.uk/sites/www.bps.org.uk/files/Policy/Policy%20-%20Files/Talking%20to%20children%20about%20Coronavirus.pdf

  • How to talk to your child about coronavirus, by Unicef:

https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-talk-your-child-about-coronavirus-covid-19

  • Child-friendly explanation of Coronavirus for Primary age students:

https://660919d3-b85b-43c3-a3ad-3de6a9d37099.filesusr.com/ugd/64c685_319c5acf38d34604b537ac9fae37fc80.pdf

  • Information video on Coronavirus for Primary age children (KS2), by Brainpop:

https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

  • Information video on Coronavirus for older children/adults, by WHO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOV1aBVYKGA&feature=youtu.be

  • Supporting children through Covid 19- an Emmbrook guide:

Supporting children through Covid-19 Information Sheet

Your Wellbeing

  • Coronavirus and your wellbeing, by Mind UK:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

  • 5 ways to wellbeing, by Mindkit:

https://www.mindkit.org.uk/5-ways-to-wellbeing/

  • Well-being activities to try at home:

https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.40/4b8.cf9.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Well-being-activities-to-try-at-home.pdf

  • Making a lantern

https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.40/4b8.cf9.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Making-a-lantern.pdf

  • Making a board game tips and ideas

https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.40/4b8.cf9.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Making-a-board-game-tips-and-ideas.pdf

  • Make a Glitter Jar

Glitter Jar instructions – https://secureservercdn.net/160.153.137.40/4b8.cf9.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Glitter-Jar-instructions.pdf

Important message

School Information

(Updated 22 October 2021)

Dear Parents & Carers,

We would like to thank all the parents and carers who arranged for PCR tests and have shared the information with us.

Only children with symptoms or positive PCR test results are required to isolate, and we do not require any child without symptoms to have a PCR test in order to come to school. If you are concerned then we encourage you to arrange a test but it is not a requirement. If you feel unwell and have symptoms you should book a PCR test through Gov.uk

Government Guidance

Government Covid-19 Response: Autumn & Winter Plan 2021

COVID-19: Guidance on Protecting People Defined on Medical Grounds as Extremely Vulnerable

If your child displays any symptoms please arrange for a test as soon as possible. Information and advice can be found at: 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/coronavirus-in-children/

Application for Secondary School

The deadline is the 31st October 2021 all Year 6 children must have applied for their place by this time. Details of how to apply are here: https://www.wokingham.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/starting-secondary-school-age-11/

Autumn Term  Dates 2021-22

  • 25th – 29th Oct 2021 – Half Term
  • 31st October – Secondary School Application Deadline (Year 6)
  • 1st Nov 2021 – Inset Day (School Closed)
  • 15th – 19th Nov – Assessment Week
  • 19th November – Children in Need
  • 3rd Dec 2021 – Non-Uniform Day
  • 10th Dec 2021 – Christmas Dinner/Christmas Jumper day
  • 13th Dec & 15th Dec – Y4 Christmas Production
  • 16th Dec – Christmas Panto
  • 17th Dec 2021 – Last day of term

Thanks for your continued support

The EJS Team