With COVID-19 now part of our lives, there is a growing body of resources that help to explain the virus in a child-friendly way and support young people’s wellbeing. We’ve rounded up the best books and videos for children of all ages.
In this special episode of our podcast series, broadcaster Jacqui Oatley MBE turns the tables on Dr Weston, interviewing her about her tips for maintaining balance in our lives during lockdown.
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns are challenging families in numerous ways. Nurturing our mental fitness, trying to maintain some balance in our lives and ensuring that our children feel supported, are all crucially important in creating harmony at home during this tricky period. Read our top 20 lockdown survival tips here.
In this podcast, Sir Anthony Seldon discusses the challenges and opportunities presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, especially with regards to students, parents, school leaders and the education system.
Listen to Dr Weston’s thoughts on maintaining positive family mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 Crisis.
This article will give you an idea of when to worry and when not to worry, and what you might say to your teen to help support them during this tricky time.
Dr Weston Talks with Dr Darren Moore: School Attendance, Parental Engagement and Returning to School
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Dr Darren Moore about the possible causes of problematic school attendance, how schools can ease the return to school for young people and teachers, the purpose of homework and ways in which schools can better engage with parents.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Dr Pooky Knightsmith about nurturing children’s wellbeing in the run up to schools restarting after such a long break. They delve into boosting children’s sense of self-esteem through family conversation, the importance of digital hygiene and the issue of emotionally based school avoidance.