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Church Of England Academy

................Start times for Yrs 1, 4 & 5 pupils (8.30am).......................Start times for FS, Yrs 2, 3 & 6, pupils (8.40am)..........................Please follow directions issued on the site map (Parents/Letters)...........Full uniform expected...............Limited selection of hot meals available..................Packed Lunches optional.............No face coverings required for pupils................One bag allowed to be used..............Thank You for your support and patience with changes............................................

Social Emotional Resources

Supporting anxious children

This little booklet from the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has some good tips for helping children who are worried. Sometimes it can be hard to know what to say but this gives you 7 ideas to try. The Anna Freud Centre has lots of information and resources for families. You can find it at https://www.annafreud.org/parents-and-carers/

Fear of Failure

 

Children will sometimes avoid doing work or activities because they are afraid that they will not succeed. We've all heard our children at some point complain that something is "too hard", and how often have we said it ourselves? This fear of failure may appear more often as the children are trying to complete their school work without support from their teachers, teaching assistants and peers. Below are 5 tips to help you to encourage your child to keep trying and meet those challenges and others head on and build resilience. 

Calming techniques from the Red Cross
Resilience Building Blocks

50 Life Skills

 

I'm going to pop this here as many of these would need adult supervision. Use your discretion to chose activities that are appropriate to the ages and stages of your children.

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