Pupil wellbeing

Parent drop-in with a Clinical Psychologist

We know that lots of children struggle with emotional and social wellbeing sometimes and it is often difficult for others to know what to do or what might help. For friendly advice about how you can support your child when you have concerns about their wellbeing, you are welcome to book in a 30-minute telephone call with our school Clinical Psychologist. Please click in the link below for full details.

Pupil drop-in with a Clinical Psychologist

ALFIE - The healthy lifestyle programme

Are you looking for fun new ways to keep your family fit and healthy? Join the new style virtual ALFIE programme for children aged 5-13 years who are above a healthy weight for their age (overweight). Click the link below for full information and how to book your place.

ALFIE Autumn term 2021 timetable

Emotions

Emotions are a big part of how we experience the world (whether we like it or not) and talking about emotions can actually help us to make sense of our experiences and build a sense of safety even in the face of really difficult life events.

Please see the link below for a learning session that was held for parents/carers at Selborne on Friday 25th June 2021.Why, when, what and how is it good to talk with children about their emotions - Learning session for parents/carers at Selborne

Parents/carers, if you participated in the learning session on 'Emotions' please help us by completing the feedback form below. Thank you for your help.

'Emotions' feedback form

Confidence and wellbeing

Please click the button below to see the slides from the recent parent workshop ran by Bronach Hughes from the University of West London.

Boosting your child's confidence and wellbeing - parent workshop, April 2021

Bed wetting

Bed wetting is extremely common amongst children but it can be a very distressing experience for them. See the link below for advice.

Bed wetting in children and young people - a simple guide for parents 

Food

Children often go through phases of refusing to eat particular foods. This can be a worrying and upsetting time for parents. See the link below for advice.

Advice for parents of fussy eaters

Sleep

Having good sleep hygiene can help your child both to settle to sleep and to stay asleep. See the link below for advice.

Sleep hygiene advice

Sugar swaps

We wouldn't let our kids eat sugar straight from the sugar bowl. But we tend not to think about the sugar lurking in the other things they eat and drink. Click on the button for lots of ideas of how to reduce your child's sugar intake.

Sugar swaps - simple ways to help your kids eat less sugar

Teeth

Top tips for teeth

Useful websites, helplines and self help apps