Watermore Primary School

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Meet the Pastoral Team 

Resources to support pupils who might be experiencing anxiety and stress around the situation with Coronavirus.

We have pulled together some resources that are designed to help you cope and suggest different strategies you can try. We hope you find some of them useful.


Talking about Coronavirus:

Click on the logos below for advice and tips from these well known organisations.

Some children’s books to explain Coronavirus – please click on pictures to open.


CAMHS Resources

Links to different resources for children that explain the lock down and materials to support those who are worried about COVID-19.



OTR – Pack for Parents


Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

COVID-10 support materials for parents / carers and children



Mentally Healthy Schools

A toolkit of free resources and tips, for parents and carers, to help address anxiety arising from coronavirus.



Information and Resources for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

BBC Bitesize Parent’s Toolkit: SEND

Resources for parents /carers and children to support emotional well-being and mental health; creative activity ideas and advice for managing the lock down whilst caring for children with different special educational needs.



Oak National Academy

Specialist Curriculum: This includes lessons on communication and language; creative arts; independent living and numeracy. There is also support for parents /carers on using social stories and comic strip conversations. This will be updated regularly.



Council for Disabled Children

Resources and guidance about coronavirus for parents.



Special Needs Jungle

SEND blog and resources for parents – Coronavirus page. Also on Facebook.



Click on the logos below for advice and tips from these well know organisations.






Anxiety apps: 

Chill Panda. Free https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/chill-panda/ 

Headspace.  Free https://www.headspace.com/meditation/kids  

Smiling mind. Free https://www.smilingmind.com.au/smiling-mind-app 

Calm.  Free https://www.calm.com/