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Dr Ranj's healthy teeth guide age 7+

  • Dr Ranj: Well known TV doctor and CBBC children's presenter, Dr Ranj, has made this age related video to help children, aged 7+, brush their teeth correctly.

Tooth brushing demonstration film

The video demonstrates effective tooth brushing at home for children aged 7 years and older. This video had been created with support from the Institute of Dentistry at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London.

Operation Ouch! BBC iplayer episode.

DfE mental health resources for children, students, parents, carers and school/college staff

Useful links and sources of mental health support for children and young people, parents, carers, and school and college staff to get the advice and help they need.

Better Health, Every Mind Matters

Better Health, Every Mind Matters

Tue, 9 Apr 2024

Public Health England

Through the school zone the public health England team have provided a range of resources across several mental health and wellbeing topics, including building connections and transition to secondary school.

Quit Ready Leicestershire Vaping Lessons Plans (Unknown Binary Data, 3.5 Mb)

Quit Ready Leicestershire Vaping Lessons Plans

Wed, 10 Apr 2024

Leicestershire County Council

Lesson plan, classroom activities and teacher support developed by Leicestershire County Council's Quit Ready Leicestershire smoking cessation service, to educate children and young people about the risks of vaping, the law and impact on the environment.

Change 4 Life lesson resources

This range of lesson resources from Better Health, Healthier Families (formerly Change 4 Life) provides ideas for teachers on lesson delivery from Healthy eating & cooking to Keeping our teeth healthy.

HeadsUp! Toolkit (PDF, 1.9 Mb)

HeadsUp! Toolkit

Wed, 1 May 2024

UK Youth

This toolkit provides a variety of lesson ideas and plans to run with young people to promote mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Dental Buddy (Oral Health Foundation)

Dental Buddy (Oral Health Foundation)

Wed, 1 May 2024

Oral Health Foundation

Dental Buddy is a programme that provides educational resources for Early Years' Education, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two. These include activity sheets, lesson plans and interactive presentations, all of which are freely downloadable.

NSPCC PANTS campaign resources & lesson plans

The Talk PANTS campaign helps parents of 4-11 year-olds keep their children safe from abuse. Like the Green Cross Code, it takes a potentially tricky subject and gives parents the tools to talk about it in an engaging and age-appropriate way.

Anna Freud Centre

Anna Freud Centre

Wed, 1 May 2024

Anna Freud

Talking Mental Health is an animation and accompanying teacher toolkit designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond.

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Wed, 1 May 2024

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Free guides and workbooks for professionals, parents, young people and others interested in mental wellbeing.

Period facts and top tips poster (PDF, 150 Kb)

A poster/sheet for schools to use.

Mental Health at Work

Mental Health at Work

Thu, 2 May 2024

Mental Health at Work

Supporting staff wellbeing in primary schools toolkit.

DfE Teaching about mental wellbeing

DfE Teaching about mental wellbeing

Thu, 2 May 2024

Department for Education

Practical materials for primary and secondary schools to use to train staff about teaching mental wellbeing.

Make it Count: Guide for teachers

Make it Count: Guide for teachers

Thu, 2 May 2024

Mental Health Foundation

This guide offers suggestions for how teachers can help children to look after their mental health in the classroom and across the school.

Body Image and Mental Health in Young People

Learn more about how to support children and young people with their body image and mental health.

LEPS Emotion Coaching Bitesize

LEPS Emotion Coaching Bitesize

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service

Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service: A bitesize video lasting 12 minutes providing an introduction to emotion coaching. Emotion coaching is a way of interacting and connecting with others. It works on the premise that moments of heightened emotion provide opportunities to connect with and guide...

LEPS Staff Resilience and Wellbeing

LEPS Staff Resilience and Wellbeing

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service

Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service: A bitesize video lasting 12 minutes providing an introduction to staff resilience and wellbeing. It aims to share theory around psychology and schools as well as sharing practical ideas for enhancing staff wellbeing.

Supporting resilience and wellbeing

Supporting resilience and wellbeing

Thu, 2 May 2024

Public Health England

Public Health England: Guidance on supporting resilience and wellbeing for children and young people it can be used for policy planning.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources for Teachers and Teaching Staff (PDF, 324 Kb)

Department for Education: compiled in this guidance are a range of mental health and wellbeing services/support.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy Template (Unknown Binary Data, 76 Kb)

Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy Template

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council have created an example template for a Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing whole school policy.

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Policy Guidance for Schools (PDF, 195 Kb)

Emotional Health and Wellbeing Policy Guidance for Schools

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire County Council

This document outlines guidance to help you develop an Emotional Health and Wellbeing policy for your school.

Leicestershire County Council Governor Wellbeing Audit (Unknown Binary Data, 35 Kb)

Leicestershire County Council Governor Wellbeing Audit

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire County Council

Audit which can be used for governor/staff wellbeing in schools.

Staff Wellbeing Audit Tool (Unknown Binary Data, 20 Kb)

Staff Wellbeing Audit Tool

Thu, 2 May 2024

Leicestershire County Council

An audit tool around staff wellbeing which can be used in schools.

Help with how to talk to children about Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia's invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation.

Five Ways to Wellbeing and Coping with World Conflict Activity (PDF, 97 Kb)

An activity which uses the five ways of wellbeing and can be used to help children cope with world conflict.

Books for Big Ideas (PDF, 453 Kb)

Books for Big Ideas

Thu, 2 May 2024

A list of five books which can help children explore their emotions around mental health