Building healthier family relationships and co-parenting workshops
Healthy relationships have been shown to increase our happiness, improve health and reduce stress. In this workshop, parents and carers will learn how to manage emotions and avoid triggers that could lead into conflicts.
This workshop would also explore techniques to manage conflicts and tips to build healthy family relations and healthy co-parenting relationships.
Transition tips for parents
If your child is transitioning from year 6 to year 7 or going through a significant change in their life, we created ten ways for parents to help their children cope with change. Going through change can be scary or challenging, but sometimes it's just the small things, like showing interest in your child's hobbies, that can make a difference.
Parent food-growing sessions
Helping kids cope with scary stuff in the news
Many children may be feeling preoccupied and anxious about difficult information they hear on the news at the moment. Here is a useful video link to help you start a conversation with your children.
Balancing screen time
Click on the link below for some helpful guidance on managing screen time.
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.
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.
Understanding anxiety and exhaustion - Learning sessions for parents/carers at Selborne Primary
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 click on the link below for full details and how to join.
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.
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.
Bed wetting is extremely common amongst children but it can be a very distressing experience for them. See the link below for advice.
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.
Having good sleep hygiene can help your child both to settle to sleep and to stay asleep. See the link below for advice.
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.
Useful websites, helplines and self help apps