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Wellbeing Explores

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Curriculum-linked wellbeing resources for primary schools 

NEW! Essential wellbeing resources and activities for Years 1-6 for just £99 + VAT per 1-year subscription.

Access a framework for mental health and wellbeing, which includes progression statements mapped to DfE’s RSE statutory guidance and National Curriculum topic areas:

  • Easily integrate wellbeing into your curriculum with resources linking to everyday teaching.
  • Explore important topics such as Resilience, Relationships and Change in rich contexts and concepts, helping pupils build the tools they need to manage their emotions.
  • Save hours of teaching preparation with ready-to-run lessons including detailed lesson plans, teaching slides and pupil resources. View the release schedule.
  • Access strategies from Wellbeing and Attitudes to Learning: Survey and Strategies for ideas on improving positivity, self-efficacy, motivation and resilience and persistence, Coventry University and Nottingham Trent University.  

eduu.school’s mental health and wellbeing resources are designed to be integrated into the curriculum by linking to popular units of work already being taught in your school. You can subscribe to these resources separately or as part of the overall Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2 and Primary School packages.

Key Stage 1

In Key Stage 1 the focus is on the building blocks of mental wellbeing: identifying, expressing and managing a core set of feelings and gaining a solid grounding in key wellbeing concepts, introducing practical ways to support themselves and building good relationships with others. The key areas of coverage are:

  • Emotions

  • Mental wellbeing

  • Relationships with others

  • Change and loss

Key Stage 2

In Key Stage 2 pupils continue to develop their ability to identify and express a growing range of and develop a deeper understanding of the complexity of feelings in ourselves and others. There is also development of understanding around mental health, including the impact of stress, low mood, bereavement and the importance of recognising and getting support when needed. The key areas of coverage are:

  • Emotions

  • Mental health and wellbeing 

  • Building resilience and learning from mistakes 

  • Relationships with others

  • Bullying 

  • Change and loss

  • Mental ill health (upper KS2 only)

Free Sample Lessons

Try these three FREE sample lessons with your class today:

  • Blast from the Past (KS1): Recognise and name the different emotions we can experience, and how we can overcome negative feelings.

  • Zeus (Lower KS2): Sympathise with the experiences of a Spartan boy soldier in Ancient Greece and discuss the range of feelings that we may encounter. 

  • Galaxy Quest (Upper KS2): Understand what causes stress and how to overcome it, and discover how space and stargazing can be a form of relaxation.

In Key Stage 1 the focus is on the building blocks of mental wellbeing: identifying, expressing and managing a core set of feelings and gaining a solid grounding in key wellbeing concepts, introducing practical ways to support themselves and building good relationships with others. The key areas of coverage are:

  • Emotions

  • Mental wellbeing

  • Relationships with others

  • Change and loss

In Key Stage 2 pupils continue to develop their ability to identify and express a growing range of and develop a deeper understanding of the complexity of feelings in ourselves and others. There is also development of understanding around mental health, including the impact of stress, low mood, bereavement and the importance of recognising and getting support when needed. The key areas of coverage are:

  • Emotions

  • Mental health and wellbeing 

  • Building resilience and learning from mistakes 

  • Relationships with others

  • Bullying 

  • Change and loss

  • Mental ill health (upper KS2 only)

Try these three FREE sample lessons with your class today:

  • Blast from the Past (KS1): Recognise and name the different emotions we can experience, and how we can overcome negative feelings.

  • Zeus (Lower KS2): Sympathise with the experiences of a Spartan boy soldier in Ancient Greece and discuss the range of feelings that we may encounter. 

  • Galaxy Quest (Upper KS2): Understand what causes stress and how to overcome it, and discover how space and stargazing can be a form of relaxation.