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 2012

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

The Power of Small

Monday 1st February
We want to get everyone talking about mental health this Time to Talk Day – Thursday 4th February This year’s focus is on the power of small, because however you have a conversation about mental health – whether it’s a quick text to a friend, a virtual coffee morning with

Children’s Mental Health Week

Thursday 28th January
This year Children’s Mental Health Week is running from 1st to 7th February. Our mental health needs looking after just as much as our physical health. At Uphill Village Academy we want to equip our children with the skills to look after themselves and each other….. that is why we

Mindfulness and Wellbeing

Wednesday 9th December
Mindfulness in School and at Home…. Well, here we are in National Lockdown#3… a return to following strict Government guidelines to Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives and a return, for the majority of our children, to Remote Learning, with you, their parents also becoming their teachers. We understand

Mental Wellbeing During Covid-19

Monday 14th September
You will find lots of useful resources in this blog to help you support your child at home during this difficult period.