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Ysgol Gynradd Eglwys yng Nghymru

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Useful links for parents

Here is a list of resources and support agencies which may help school staff, pupils and parents/carers.

Please feel free to share and also tag the Swansea Bay Healthy Schools team on Twitter with any activities: @H_SwanseaBay



Websites with health and wellbeing activities  

Physical activity


Cosmic Kids Yoga

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed especially for children aged 3+

Joe Wicks

Free online PE lessons for children of all ages.

He is also running 30 minute live classes between 9am and 5pm every weekday.

Jump Start Jonny

Fun workouts (and chill out) videos to help keep children fit and active.


(Link doesn’t always work – but can google Jump Start Jonny )

CBeebies Andy’s Wild Workouts

CBeebies’ Andy travels the world to amazing places and learns to move like the animals he meets on his wild adventure. Ideal for younger children.

Change 4 Life

The Change 4 Life Website has a range of activities to get you moving along with how to keep healthy and eat well. The following link will take you to a range of activities, including Disney themed indoor activities.


Busy Feet at Home

Busy Feet have adapted their resources to offer Busy Feet at home from their YouTube platform on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

More information can be found on their Facebook page:

Welsh Music and Movement

Ffa La La

Free live online Welsh singing for pre-school children on their Facebook page -



Healthy Eating and Cooking


Top Marks

A variety of links to activities related to healthy eating (Note: links to English Healthy Schools scheme, not Welsh).

Change for Life

Includes food facts, recipes, activities, apps, currently has ideas of ‘how to stay healthy at home!’

Veg Power

‘Get your kids eating more veg’. The website has resources that include downloads, reward charts, lesson plans with printable worksheets and activities.

Cooking Together Wales

Cooking Together Wales are streaming nutritional and fun cook-along videos. The videos can also be found on their Facebook page - Cooking Together Wales – and via their new Cook-a-long webpage. There are lots of links to Welsh words that relate to cooking.


ryseitiau dwyieithog - sgroliwch i lawr am Gymraeg

The Kids’ Kitchen

The Kids’ Kitchen Facebook page is running free live online cooking sessions for children.


Mental and Emotional wellbeing


Mindfulness in Schools Project (MiSP) – Sit Together

Mindfulness in Schools Project is inviting everyone to join them in a free daily online mindfulness practice.

Mindfulness in Action

Mindfulness in Action are offering a programme of free daily 1 hour online sessions by Zoom.


There will be other Mindfulness organisations also offering free online sessions, this is one Cardiff-based organisation.

New Horizon

Guided meditation audio tracks for children.


Relaxation and contemplation audio tracks for both primary and secondary school children.

Go Noodle

Movement and mindfulness videos for children.


Action for Happiness

The monthly calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world. Include a new ‘Coping Calendar’ - 30 actions to look after ourselves and each other as we face this global crisis together.

Welsh medium meditation app:  Ap Cwtsh  i-phone  android phone

Cyflwyno dulliau sy’n hybu iechyd a lles yw Ap Cwtsh, megis myfyrdodau cynhenid Cymreig. Mae Ap Cwtsh yn cynnwys sesiynau myfyrio newydd sbon sy’n adlewyrchu ein hiaith, ein hanes a’n diwylliant.

App Cwtsh introduces methods that promote health and well-being, such as indigenous Welsh meditations. App Cwtsh features brand new reflection sessions that reflect our language, history and culture.

children’s Commissioner for Wales Information Hub

There is a Coronavirus Information Hub for children, young people and families in Wales. There are further links to useful websites about learning at home and playing at home, with activities and resources for children and young people.


We’re posting a series of videos on our Facebook page mainly to help parents find cheap and easy ways to make fun at home but also a few on general household wellbeing tips


Safety / Online Safety

CEOP (Child Exploitation and online protection)

Families can make a report to CEOP if they are worried about online se*xual abuse or the way someone has been communication with a child online. Also there are free downloadable home activity packs for all ages, including parents and carer help sheets.


CEOP safety centre

UK Safer Internet Centre

Online safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe online.

A range of games, books and information about staying safe online. Filters allow you to select the appropriate age. Primary and Secondary.

BBC Own It App

For children and young people who have a mobile phone to support safeguarding and wellbeing - The Own It app will help you to make smart choices, feel more confident and get advice when you need it.  Available for all smart phones.

School Beat

A bilingual site from the All Wales School Liaison Core Programme. The website that focuses on the three main themes of the Programme: drug and substance misuse, personal safety and safeguarding, and social behavior and community. Ages 5-16


Use the Antibiotic Guardian Youth badge to support home schooling. Help your child learn how to prevent the spread of infection.


There is also a section for students which is divided into three sub-sections – Junior, Senior and Young Adult. Young Adult is available in English only. Each sub-sections contains information and activities that can be accessed at home by students with the support of parents and carers.

NSPCC PANTS Underwear rule

With the help of the friendly dinosaur Pantosaurus, PANTS is a simple way to talk to your child about staying safe from sexual abuse.    

For Welsh resources scroll down the page.

Welsh Pantosorws video on Youtube: