Message sent from:


Health and Wellbeing are so important to everyone, any time and especially now. This page contains lots of information, links to and contact details for various organisations that are available for help and advice (just click on the links in blue). If you cannot find what you need or wish to speak to someone then please contact school on 01484 842154 or send an email to office.nields@kirkleeseducation.uk 

We are here to help,

Thank you and take care.

The fol​lowing links and information have been sent to our school from Kirklees.gov.uk

  • KIRKLEES COUNCIL COMMUNITY RESPONSE Council hotline: A new freephone number has been added. Freephone 0800 4561114. The local number for the helpline, 01484 226919 will continue to be available, and we will happily call people back if they would like us to. Both numbers are answered by the same team at Kirklees Direct. This is not a new service - the advice and support given will be the same on both lines, as part of our co-ordinated Community Response.

    We’ve added some information about this to our blog (click on this link)  Freephone Covid-19 Community Response helplin

  • BTM This website has resources and information which maybe useful for those with or supporting children with Learning Disabilities. BTM is an organisation that is passionate about making information accessible to as many people as possible. We work with, and support, a broad range of individuals and communities who find ordinary print difficult or impossible to read. Central to our work is the inclusion of these people in the development and creation of accessible materials.

Building resilience - Sesame Street 

This digital resource from US children’s TV show Sesame Street is full of great videos, printable activities and useful tips for parents and carers.  


Change and loss activities – Partnership for Children

A set of simple, practical activities for parents to help their children explore their emotions during times of change and loss. Parents and carers may want to refer to our guidance when using these resources.  


Partnership for children also has a bank of activities to support children's well-being during this time:


Building confidence and resilience - MindEd 

Clear advice and signposting for parents and carers on helping children deal with change and difficult situations.   


27 resilience building games for children and adults – Positive Psychology  


Top 10 tips for resilience - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde  


Developing resilience - Mind

Useful, simple advice for adults on how to develop resilience and learn to cope with stressful situations.   


Five ways to manage your wellbeing as a parent during lockdown


Under The Same Sky bedtime story – Cbeebies

Actor Tom Hardy reads a bedtime story about two friends who find a new way to keep in touch despite being far apart. If your child is finding it hard being apart from friends and family, they may find this story and its message comforting.


Calming sounds – CBeebies Radio

Help your child settle down, relax and fall asleep to these relaxing,
calming sounds from CBeebies Radio


Toolbox - Childline

An online ‘toolbox’ of games and activities to keep children entertained and help them articulate how they are feeling.  



  • SHOUT - text ‘Shout’ to 85258 for 24/7 crisis text support 
  • Childline - under 19s can call 0800 1111 for free support Education Support - school staff can call 08000 562 561 or text 07909 341229 for 24/7 help and advice 
  • YoungMinds Parents Helpline - Call 0808 802 5544 for free Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm 

  • PDAP Pennine Domestic Abuse Partnership who provide specialist high quality support, advice and safe accommodation for all victims of domestic abuse aged 16 or over. A key provider of domestic abuse support services in Kirklees. We believe that everyone has the right to live free from all forms of abuse and have the right to be free from potential or actual harm. Contact information available when you click on the link.

How about a bit of Unicorn YOGA?

https://www.kidsyogastories.com/unicorns-for-kids-yoga or https://www.kidsyogastories.com/kids-yoga/ 

NSPCC advice and support for parents and carers

Mind Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. 

Mindwell Resources, videos and information to help people take care of their mental health.

Mindmate Website How are you feeling? If you’re a young person, MindMate can help you understand the way you’re feeling and find the right advice and support.

YoungMinds Need some inspiration? Here's a list of activities you could do in twenty minutes with your child.

.Change4Life  Healthy eating and physical activities

Headspace Meditation and mindfulness for all sorts of situations.

Meditation, mindfulness, simple physical exercises and music to help calm.


Hit enter to search