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05/07/20

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The Royal Family

Today marks 72 years of In April, The Queen thanked & healthcare workers for their “selfless commitment & diligence” and spoke of how their dedication to service “in these most challenging of circumstances, is an example to us all.” https://t.co/3CbNULafoQ

05/07/20

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Michael Tidd

Every now and then I think I'm getting my head around what September looks like, and then I remember that we won't be able to sing together, and it just breaks my heart every time.

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04/07/20

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Wina

" The average dog is a nicer person than the average person...." ~Andy rooney~ (Dm for credit) https://t.co/Tnlv0yfgcf

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30/06/20

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Department for Education

Many little things light up hungry little minds. Kids take everything in, and even the smallest things you do with them can make a big difference. Visit our website for simple tips and activities👇 https://t.co/3DjauwFzkb https://t.co/CUVqdAUIAO

30/06/20

There is a great sequel to The London Eye Mystery called The Guggenheim Mystery which is about the theft of a painting. Most suited to Year 5 or 6.

27/06/20

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Teaching School

Courage in the Classroom reviewed in SchoolsWeek https://t.co/k0fyIKuTOz

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26/06/20

Our Bumblebees (Keyworker group) have been making dreamcatchers. https://t.co/gnKxR2JgOs

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25/06/20

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Mountfitchet Castle & The House on the Hill Museum

It's official! We will open on Saturday 4th July from 10am. We are now putting into place the final Covid-19 measures to make your visit safe as well as a whole lot of fun! https://t.co/cY55PIae9o

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25/06/20

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BBC News (UK)

Tip 9: Keep an eye on your children Children are normally quite sound sleepers once they nod off, but changes to routine can unsettle, so keep bed and bath times the same Babies will sleep best when the temperature is kept between 16C and 20C https://t.co/t6MO7Um467 https://t.co/3m3wKLmVEJ

25/06/20

Congratulations Liverpool. https://t.co/UmQN5Orq84

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25/06/20

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BMAT

Out Now! The new issue of Latitude - The magazine for BMAT Schools, Parents and Communities. Read it online here - https://t.co/aqc2Xy6VVz https://t.co/vQykuMBGEI

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22/06/20

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BMAT

Magna Carta Primary Academy in Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, have a vacancy for a Co-educator for pupils with learning difficulties. For more information visit - https://t.co/WLPKZQbQkB https://t.co/QcnLrEGiLu

20/06/20

This is a terrific message for our pupils. https://t.co/dis5PIakCa

19/06/20

Some good news for our pupils. https://t.co/0o8UQNe2AU

19/06/20

Congratulations to you Malala. You are an inspiration to so many.

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18/06/20

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Using a lesson plan from Mentally Healthy Schools, The Duchess spoke about the importance of spreading kindness during her assembly for and . Watch the full video here: https://t.co/qdhxpgZKFH https://t.co/2AjZNIihfk

18/06/20

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Captain Tom Moore

A message from Tom. ‘A real shame, I really thought Vera Lynn would live longer she’s been speaking so well on TV recently. She had a huge impact on me in Burma and remained important to me throughout my life. My thoughts are with Dame Vera Lynn's family at this sad time’

17/06/20

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Tes

We are delighted that the Duchess of Cambridge will be leading the and assembly on Thursday morning – make sure you bookmark the page below and join us tomorrow at 10am to watch! https://t.co/uAcvo1vaOh

16/06/20

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Gary Lineker

Great to see ’s number 10 changing policy at number 10. Extraordinary campaign and win for the brilliant

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16/06/20

Please read this open letter to Covid-19 written by one of our Year 2 pupils. It will resonate with children (and adults) everywhere. https://t.co/TUNS1aU8Gj

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Wellbeing and Mental Health Resources

Medway local authority has created some excellent resources focusing on adult and children's mental health at this difficult time. Please find them in the Page Downloads below. Parents may wish to use the 'lesson plan' as a family. 

 

Books which deal with emotions

In the Page Downloads section below, you will find two useful documents. One is called Planning Using Books Which Deal With Emotions and the other is Books Which Deal With Emotions and Which Could Drive Activities. These can be used by parents or teachers and are useful in giving a context to children to talk about how they are feeling and to make sense of an ever-changing world. 

 

Websites

The following are links to websites and agencies parents may consider to help their children understand the Coronavirus and the current situation we all find ourselves in. Thank you to the Essex Local Offer team for sourcing the majority of these websites. We will add more as we come across them:

UNICEF gives six ways parents can support their children: https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/6-ways-parents-can-support-their-kids-through-coronavirus-covid-19

Zero to Three includes at home activity guides:

 
Zero to Three gives five tips to make the most of video chats: 
 
Young Minds gives advice for young people and parents on the impact of Coronavirus on mental health: 
 
Cosmic Kids Yoga for yoga and mindfulness activities:
 
MIND give advice on the Coronavirus and wellbeing:
 
Anna Freud support young people during periods of disruption:
 
Home Start give ideas of activities for families during self-isolation:
 
Relate is a parent helpline and offers online counselling:
 
The National College has released a free webinar ‘Self-Isolation and Mental Health: Practical Strategies for Managing and Supporting Staff and Pupil Wellbeing’:
 

MindEd educational resources for adults about children and young people’s mental health, which is relevant for parents and carers as well as volunteers, teachers, and other professionals working with children.

 

The Every Mind Matters platform which supports looking after your own and other’s mental health

 

Here you will find guidance on looking after wellbeing and mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

 

Here you will find guidance on supporting children’s wellbeing and mental health.

Mental Health at Work have created a website called Our Frontline. This is to support key workers during this difficult time. Access teh support here: https://www.mentalhealthatwork.org.uk/ourfrontline/?utm_source=MIND%20%28THE%20NATIONAL%20ASSOCIATION%20FOR%20MENTAL%20HEALTH%29&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11514198_HTWW_MHAW_1_May_Manual_SP_oneoff&dm_i=CZC,6USEU,UB52YS,RHTQN,1

YMCA Essex is a charitable organisation that has served the community of Essex for many years. As ever, we stand ready to support children, young people and families across the county during these difficult times.  Should you need support, you can complete our request form below and we will put you in touch with the right person or team that can speak with you and help you with any query, support or advice you may need just now. Alternatively, our Family Support, Digital Youth Work, Early Years Online and Housing and Welfare Benefits webpages may also help answer some of your queries and give you and your household additional suggestions on how to keep busy, active and healthy during the coming weeks and months. Access the resources here: http://www.ymcaessex.org.uk/coronavirus-response/

 

Leader in Me

Leader in Me is an evidence-based, comprehensive-school improvement model—developed in partnership with educators—that empowers pupils with the leadership and life skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. This is something we at Magna Carta are looking to become involved in. It is based on the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. The owners, Franklin Covey have kindly made some resources free for parents and children to use at home while schools are closed. Click on the link to read more and to access the resources: https://www.leaderinme.org/family-resources/#section6

 

DfE Wellbeing Resources

The DfE have published an extensive list of resources which are free of charge to support children's education at home. Here are the Wellbeing resources:

Wellbeing

 

 

CAFCASS Co-Parent Hub

A free online resource for separated families linking together expertise from across the family justice sector, has been launched. We have been working with colleagues at the Ministry of Justice to launch this website to help families maintain co-parenting arrangements during this uncertain and stressful time. The Co-Parent Hub can be accessed here.

 

Domestic Abuse chat lines

During the COVID-19 social isolation/social distancing period we know that there will be victims of domestic abuse living with the perpetrator who are not able to call others for support or help if needed.  If this applies to you or someone you know, please consider the support below. 

National Live chats and survivor forums;

Essex based;

 

Little Havens Bereavement Support Line

Havens Hospice Bereavement Support Line which was set up this week to support anybody who is bereaved directly or indirectly as a result of Coronavirus and is available to anybody living in Essex. Access the support here: https://www.havenshospices.org.uk/coronavirus-crisis-bereavement-line/. If your family have been affected in this way, please let us know so we can support your family. 

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