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Wellbeing at Home
Welcome to our wellbeing and remote learning support area, where we have lots of tips and ideas to help look after your health and wellbeing while learning remotely. â
Click HERE to see the HCACP Tips for Your Mental Wellbeing leaflet.
Our leaflet covers a range of topics including balancing study with other activities, giving to others, keeping in touch with friends and family, getting active, eating healthily, sleeping well, and unplugging from your phone for a time.
You'll find lots of tips and links to useful websites too.
Click HERE to see the HCACP Mindfulness At Home booklet.
Everybody will be having completely different experiences in lockdown: every student and every member of staff has challenges to overcome at the moment and one way in which we can keep connected is to join forces in embracing mindfulness.
Our Mindfulness at Home booklet is packed with lots of tips and activities you can try at home.
Talking in the family
You might find the following leaflets are helpful. They cover talking to parents about mental health, and also parents talking to children.
- Click HERE to see the leaflet You're Never Too Young to Talk Mental Health: Tips for Talking to Parents and Carers, produced by the Anna Freud Centre.
- Click HERE to see the leaflet Talking to My Child, produced by MindEd.
Managing intense emotions
People experience emotions at a variety of levels over time, and the way they manage these emotions can change, depending on the context and how they are feeling. Is feeling intense emotions every now and again a problem? When might intense emotions become a problem? What can you do to help?
How are communities staying positive and connected during these challenging times. Why is it important to stay positive while working remotely from home? How are you connecting with your friends, family and communities?
Key Stage 3 - Download the Key Stage 3 presentation
Key Stage 4 - Download the Key Stage 4 presentation
Digital Parenting: What's on the Minds of Kids is a guide from Vodaphone designed to help families live a happy and safe digital life.
How do I raise a digitally-savvy child; the expert’s guide to raising difficult issues with your child; security checklist (what tools can parents choose from); setting digital rules as a family; and more.
Careers - virtual talks from business leaders
All students at HCACP can now hear from business leaders via live streamed speeches and Q&A sessions, organised by Speakers for Schools. Click on this link to see all the upcoming virtual talks.
Listening and learning from these successful leaders will definitely help you to have more options in future, so do check them out.
Speakers include people such as:
- actor and director David Morrisey
- former leader of the Green Party Baroness Natalie Bennett
- lead director of the BBC Richard Murrell
- Vice President of Spotify Marco Bertozzi
- Vice President of Facebook Lady Nicola Mendelsohn
- and many more.
Sleep - why it matters to our mental health
Download our resources about sleep, why it matters and how you can help yourself to get enough, especially at a time when everyone is more stressed than usual.