Back to School Wellbeing Resources for 2020

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We’ve never put together a list of “back to school” resources before, but this year they seem very necessary, so you will find below a collection of resources that may be useful in the Autumn Term. Favorite this page and keep an eye on our Twitter feed for updates!

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Last updated 3/9/2020 09:15

Autism Hampshire have tips and resources for planning the transition back to school.

The British Psychological Society have produced guidance on supporting back to school re-engagement and recovery.

Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools are running a free seminar series for school leaders looking at supporting staff and pupils in the return to school.

Coram Life Education are offering their primary SCARF mental health toolkit for free to schools.

Creative Education’s excellent SWAN framework is a great tool for thinking about the return to school. Their Spot and Support Return-to-School Wellbeing Challenges is also free until the 6/9/2020.

The DFE have published teaching about wellbeing training.

E-Bug have some fantastic hygiene resources and a downloadable e-book – My Back to School Bubble.

Education Support have a collection of support materials for staff.

Graydin has created a free self-directed wellbeing series for students aged 14+.

Liverpool Learning Partnership have produced Back to School Journals for KS1 and KS2 children.

The Mental Health Foundation has resources and advice for returning to school, for staff and families.

Mentally Healthy Schools have added a returning to school toolkit to their excellent coronavirus resources.

The National Autistic Society have a back to school guide for teachers preparing for the return of autistic learners.

National Literacy Trust have prepared some literacy and wellbeing resources.

The NSPCC have resources for returning to school, including safeguarding and supporting mental health. 

Place2Be have assembly ideas and group activities from primary and secondary.

Public Health England have produced a collection of “Return to School resources.

The Schools Wellbeing Partnership have produced a toolkit to support the return to school.

Special Education and Inclusive Learning have a collection of useful social distancing signs and posters available to download and print out.

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