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05/06/20

In Year 10-13 and want some virtual work experience? Sign up for the Speakers for Schools 'Experience Programme' today at https://t.co/Yv7pRaMbDu. Contact Mr Allison for more details. https://t.co/q4Bkhvh9Oq

04/06/20

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

WE STAND IN SOLIDARITY! ✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾 Please RT / share with young people. Aged 14+? Please join us Friday 05/06 for - interactive discussion on issues that affect young people - - Please email /DM to book and we will send you details. Thank you ✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾 https://t.co/BcTJfp1ysF

03/06/20

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

Need some help getting started with that comic or graphic novel? (=^.^=) Tune in to our Festival of Words channel today at 4pm when Nigel from shares tips on story-boarding Set yourself a reminder here -> https://t.co/n69P3NuUof https://t.co/9HWvaak13o https://t.co/Ft6XcCo5LD

03/06/20

See how our classrooms have changed to support . We're really looking forward to seeing our Year 10 and 12 boys again from June 15th. Find out about more our changes at https://t.co/vjczB8NERO https://t.co/8KzVykFVKZ

03/06/20

School reopens to Year 10 on Mon 15th June, and we've made lots of changes to keep our boys and staff safe through . We can't wait to see our Year 10 boys again! Find our how we've adapted our classrooms, corridors and canteen at https://t.co/vjczB8NERO. https://t.co/ozUoVTHo20

01/06/20

Ali hits Mr Miller for six in the playground today. https://t.co/nEH7rxVtGc

01/06/20

Mr May and Mr Miller leading a workout in school today. Keep up! https://t.co/wkwXNKdQxF

01/06/20

We've made a short video assembly, including live prize draws, to celebrate the amount of work, effort and support that our school community is giving each other during this difficult time. Hope you enjoy it! https://t.co/wmgtPhU8bf

01/06/20

This week's reading competition... design a book cover. Think of one of your favourite books and redesign the cover. How will you tempt other readers to discover the book? Win a FREE book of your choice delivered to your door. Find out more https://t.co/ZmO4qg6Lvq

01/06/20

Ryan, Year 8, has made this Word Search using the titles of the books. Check out Ryan's word search at https://t.co/ZeUIFh0BAs. And congrats to Ryan for winning last week's reading competition! https://t.co/9QiJ8gmi2h

27/05/20

J K Rowling has surprised everyone by announcing a new book which she is publishing chapter by chapter on a new website. Completely different to Harry Potter. https://t.co/kVMtgzTiKX

26/05/20

Retweetd From SouthwarkYA's

***COMPETITION*** Aged 11-17? If you want to be a voice of hope during these challenging times why not get creative and use your imagination to create a short yet powerful piece. Enter our and have the chance to win a prize! https://t.co/WwFvtWiOXp

26/05/20

Konnie Huq's writing tips, as part of Festival of Words. Online today from 2pm https://t.co/6gg36RuGmu

26/05/20

Retweetd From Southwark Libraries

Are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s begin! The Southwark Festival of Words is back, with a host of talented writers, storytellers and artists ready to capture your imagination. It’s all premiering on YouTube from 26 May. Find out more at https://t.co/9HWvaaBBUW https://t.co/Nlqu9sGGiQ

25/05/20

Enter our Virtual Performing Arts Showcase. Think you've got a performance worth sharing?! Enter by 7th June. https://t.co/P5NSZwNGJO https://t.co/9SAk7DQJbQ

25/05/20

To our boys who are fans of David Walliams... Chichester Theatre's production of Walliams' 'The Midnight Gang' is available to view for free until 29 May https://t.co/tLfq9K2ALA

21/05/20

Daniel in Year 10 has written some reflections on our times, which we wanted to share with you. "The world is in a dire state right now. It may seem like there is no way out, but that is not true." Read Daniel's article in full https://t.co/UCyNgsQimt

20/05/20

Retweetd From Harris Garrard

Bitesize has suggested 7 simple ways we can all show for Mental Health Awareness Week. https://t.co/A9etSrRMOd

20/05/20

Get involved with breaking a Guinness World Record! Author and illustrator, Rob Biddulph, wants you to take part in the world's biggest online lesson ever. Thursday 21 May 4-4:30pm. Register today! https://t.co/yI6O6Yh83h

20/05/20

More pictures from our teachers' this week. We've been making cakes with the theme of lockdown. Some cracking cakes - tasty! See all the entries at https://t.co/qr9heJzVr9 https://t.co/dcjRZZ1K2W

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Wellbeing and Learning Support at Home

Welcome to our wellbeing and virtual learning support area. We are all working in a very different way at the moment, but wanted to let you know that all staff are still working remotely to support your learning and wellbeing.  

We will be adding information to this area of the website regularly.  Please do check and see if any of these resources help you to plan your work and lifestyle at the moment, or if there are any links to websites or phone lines that might be helpful.

If you have any questions or need support please do email Mrs Price k.price@harrisdulwichboys.org.uk or your Behaviour for Learning Leader.


HBAED guide to physical and mental wellbeing

Download the HBAED guide to physical and mental wellbeing including practical tips for positive thinking, creating a routine, using technology and social media, exercise and sleep, food and drink, managing anxiety and mindfulness.

Download the HBAED physical and mental wellbeing guide


How are you?  

There are suddenly lots of changes in the world around us and we’ve got to suddenly live and work in a quite different way. Setting up new ways of doing things can be difficult and stressful. To help you have the most healthy mind and body over the coming weeks, remember to include the six things below in your days.

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How are you? Take time to think about how you are feeling, talk to your family or friends about what is happening. If you prefer make a diary or book of drawings to show how you are feeling. Recognising your feelings helps them to feel more manageable.

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Exercise – follow the government guidelines and what your family have decided. If you can, take a walk or sit outdoors each day. If you are isolated at home try something like dancing to music or find an online exercise class.

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Academic Work – you have an incredible brain and your teachers have worked hard to organise work for you. Be fair to yourself and do the very best work you can.

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Limit! – don’t watch too much news, and don’t spend too long online. If you limit these you are more likely to stay calm and healthier.

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Timetable – make yourself a plan, include what time you get up, have breaks, do exercise, eat and drink, as well as what time you will be working.

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Health – everybody’s health is really important. Keep washing your hands carefully, do not be tempted to go out and meet other people even if you feel well.  Stay inside if you or your family have any symptoms of the Coronavirus and always follow the government's  up-to-date advice.


Mental health support

If you are feeling anxious, stressed, alone or overwhelmed there are safe, confidential apps you can use to get support.

Koothwww.kooth.com - chat to friendly counsellors, read articles written by young people, get support from the Kooth community.

Mee TwoMeeToo app - whether you are worried about exams, climate change, global pandemics, or falling out with your best friend, don’t bottle it up.

MeeTwo is a safe space where you can talk about your anxieties with people who are just like you. Free, safe, and anonymous, the MeeTwo app helps young people to help themselves, by helping other people. Join a community of 25,000 young people and stay social, in isolation. DsBuffer.bmp

NHS - Every Mind Matters - having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. This NHS website has expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

Rise Above

Rise Above - This is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to you.

You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.


 

Troo app

A new app that has been co-created with young people to help improve their wellbeing. Launched in Southwark and Lambeth, young people (12-19 years old) can talk to a chatbot ‘Troo’ about anything from self-esteem, body image and friendships to school, family and relationships. Although developed before COVID-19, the app has been updated to include a conversation about the virus that young people might find helpful. Troo is available as a free download from the Apple Store and Google Play.


Pandemics and coronavirus explained.

Here is a Social Story written by Carol Gray and designed for children with autism, all about the coronavirus and what is happening. Parents might find it useful to use with some children, in order to reassure them. View and download the pandemics and coronavirus presentation.


Autism Support Team

The Autism Support Team at Southwark Council will be operating a remote service during this current time of school closures. They can provide consultations to parents/carers, and educational staff via digital communication. This may be a scheduled telephone appointment, facetime appointment, email or text message. They will also operate a daily helpline during working hours should you wish to speak to a member of the team. Find out more.