Health and Wellbeing

Supporting young people’s mental health

Advice from the Anna Freud Centre on support during periods of disruption.
https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus/

Health and Wellbeing resources

Curated by Education Scotland a Wakelet is a collection of links to materials stored online that can be used for this curriculum area.
https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/glowblogs/digilearn/remote/health-and-wellbeing/

Sesame Street

Caring for each other in stressful times.
https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring

“It’s all around you all the time”

Children explore an Alcohol Free childhood.
https://www.childrensparliament.org.uk/our-work/alcohol-free-childhood-consultation/

Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood education

A national resource for educators and learners aged 3 to 18.
https://rshp.scot/

Healthier Minds

East Renfrewshire’s guide to promote the mental wellbeing of children and young people.
https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/er/healthierminds/

Healthy Relationships and Consent

Guidance to support educators and young people learn about consent.
https://www.gov.scot/publications/key-messages-young-people-healthy-relationships-consent-resource-professionals-working-young-people/

Children’s mental health affected by sleep

Are children getting enough sleep?
https://neurosciencenews.com/child-sleep-mental-health-15632/

Mental health packs for schools

Individual factsheets about mental health conditions prevalent among young people.
https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/order-mental-health-packs-for-schools

‘We all have mental health’ is a new online learning resource

From SAMH, providing teachers with an introduction to mental health and their role.
https://www.samh.org.uk/about-mental-health/elearning-for-teachers

Play, mental health and wellbeing

Through play children develop resilience and flexibility.
https://issuu.com/playwales/docs/play_-_mental_health_and_wellbeing?e=5305098/14597625

Social deprivation and eating in early childhood

Childhood obesity rates are high in the UK, but not all children are affected equally.
https://www.childinthecity.org/2019/12/10/social-deprivation-linked-to-changes-in-eating-style-in-early-childhood/

Teens + Alcohol

Love your child, keep talking to them, establish rules and boundaries.
https://doingdrugs-darta.blogspot.com/2019/11/teens-and-alcohol-what-parenting.html

Good Food Skills resource

Support to deliver practical food education.
https://education.gov.scot/improvement/learning-resources/hwb51-food-education-good-food-skills

Children, food and nutrition

Growing well in a changing world – the state of the world’s children report from UNICEF.
https://www.unicef.org/reports/state-of-worlds-children-2019