Children’s Mental Health Week

Friday 3rd February
This year’s theme is Let’s Connect. People thrive in communities, and this connection is vital for our wellbeing. When we have healthy connections – to family, friends and others – this can support our mental health and our sense of wellbeing. For Children’s Mental Health Week 2023, we’re encouraging people

Summer Holidays

Friday 22nd July
The summer holidays are here and it is a time to enjoy activities as a family. This can sometimes be stressful though so look after yourselves and enjoy every moment. Young Minds have some amazing resources to support you and your children Supporting parents and carers With

Mental Health Awareness Week

Thursday 5th May
The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘Loneliness’ Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, said: “Loneliness is affecting more and more of us in the UK and has had a huge impact on our physical and mental health during the pandemic.  That is why

Children’s Mental Health Week

Friday 4th February
This year Children’s Mental Health Week is running from 7th to 13th February 2022. At Uphill Village Academy we want to equip our children with the skills to look after themselves and each other…. that is why we take part in Children’s Mental Health Week run by Place2be, to focus

Summer Holidays

Monday 19th July
The summer holidays are here and what better way to enjoy them than getting active together. Active Kids Do Better has lots of fun activities on their website that you can enjoy as a family. Why not download their Family Pack to find out what you can do. Active-Kids-Do-Better_FamilyPack.pdf

Mental Health Awareness Week 10th – 16th May 2021

Monday 10th May
Nature has a unique ability to not only bring consolation in times of stress, but also increase our creativity, empathy and a sense of wonder. It turns out that it is not just being in nature but how we open ourselves up and interact with nature that counts. Even small contacts

Welcome back

Thursday 4th March
We are really looking forward to welcoming all our children back into school on Monday 8th March 2021. We are also very pleased to welcome Mrs De Scossa back from her maternity leave. We appreciate that some children and parents may feel anxious about the return to school, but we

Explore the Good

Friday 12th February
After the year that we have had it is hard to see the future in a positive light but…….random acts of kindness can bring joy to other people and yourself. Scientific evidence shows us the positive effects of doing kind acts for others as well as receiving or even witnessing

Let’s start an epidemic of happiness

Monday 8th February
Here is a lovely resource that parents and children alike will find useful as we continue to cope with what is going on around us.  It’s a downloadable guidebook on wellbeing, filled with tips, tools and activities to support your children’s mental health. There is also a section for parents.

Top Tips for Home Schooling without Tears!

Tuesday 2nd February
What a roller coaster start we have had to 2021! Straight into Home schooling, a challenge you have risen to, and now, with just two weeks before half term, here are a few Top Tips to get you to a well deserved break! Prepare for your