Social & Emotional Support
Welcome to this section of the website dedicated towards guidance for children and carers.
Here, you will receive regular messages, updates and resources
Mrs Rothwell and I have made a Colour Monster video so you can watch the book being read and remember the story. You might like to make your own colour monsters or find different coloured objects at home to represent your different feelings. Remember we all have different feelings at different times and there are lots of things we can do to manage our feelings. I like to remember my breathing, do some yoga, go for a walk, bike ride or run to help me feel happy and calm. I wonder if there is anything you might find particularly helpful?
There is a Yoga Quest from Cosmic Kids which looks like a great adventure to go on. You can sign up for emails at the link below and you will be sent a free map. Jamie takes you on 20 different adventure across 5 different lands and you will get a certificate when you complete it. https://www.cosmickids.com/yogaquest/
Parents might be interested to do the new 30 days of Yoga from Adriene which is called Breath https://yogawithadriene.com/breath-a-30-day-yoga-journey/
Try to keep active and make sure you eat your fruit and veg!
Below is an important message and story from Miss Guild and Mrs Rothwell - all about 'The Colour Monsters'.
Wellbeing is of upmost importance here at Nafferton, particularly since Lockdown and Covid 19. Our values focus on the development of children’s emotional and social understanding ensuring they are happy and secure in their learning environment. We believe this enables them to learn more effectively, resulting in a resilient and well-rounded individual. Our children’s wellbeing is crucial in all that we do; it is embedded throughout our daily practice. The children are taught different life skills through Forest Schools, gardening, building/playground equipment, baking, daily exercise (the Bray Way), bird watching, Wake and Shake and a wealth of different clubs.
For those children who require more wellbeing, we offer Wellbeing Time on the Bray Way – each week the children have time to walk with an adult and have a chat about things. In addition to this, we also have My time… this involves children working with an experienced adult, on a one to one basis, using the time to meet any needs the child has. My time… could be time to talk, time to bake, time to walk, time to garden and focuses on the needs of the child and ensuring they are having the time and attention that they require.
Wellbeing is threaded throughout our curriculum and everyday practice. We also have a Wellbeing week which is based around a book: The horse, the boy, the fox and the mole (Key Stage Two) and Only One You (Key Stage One) to secure and embed our values and social, emotion and moral understanding.