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Support During Covid 19 and Home Learning

How to make home learning work for your family

We’re realistic about what pupils will be able to do during this period, and we want you to be too.

You're not expected to become teachers and your children aren't expected to learn as they do in school. Simply providing them with some structure at home will help them to adapt.

The following tips are designed to help you create a positive learning environment at home. See what works best for your household.

Potter Street Top Tips for home Learning  

Calming Activities, Mindfulness, Breathing, Yoga Videos and More...

Childline Calm-Zone

An activity for grounding and calming

Just Breathe

A video aimed at children to help them feel calmer

150 Sensory Learning Ideas


100 positive things every kid needs to hear'




Apps for Wellbeing and Mental Health

A list of apps complied by Young Minds

Stop, Breathe and Think App

Check in with how you're feeling and try short activities tuned to your emotions

Smiling Mind App

A great app with age specific mindfulness resources, including a new resource, 'Thrive Inside'.

Thrive Inside is a special program to help you stay psychologically healthy while you're spending extended periods of time at home.

Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness App

This app often has a two week trial available

Helpful Articles

The discomfort you're feeling is grief

CAMHS resources

A really helpful website which includes, downloadable self-help activities, information guides, videos and more

Action for Happiness - Coping Calendar