Wellbeing with Mrs Taneka

At Berridge Primary school and Nursery, the wellbeing of our pupils is very important to us. A happy child is a child that is able to learn. We believe every child should have a chance to succeed in school and life, so we provide many ways for our pupils to share their thoughts and worries. Feelings of wellbeing are a fundamental part of a child’s health, which is why we allow all of our pupils access to our learning mentor when needed.  


Resources will be added regularly to support parents and children.


The following links are to support your child's wellbeing and mental health.

"The best thing you could ever do is to believe in yourself"

Welcome to the Cabin

This room is space for our infant pupils to feel safe and have opportunities to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Group and one-to-one sessions happen here. This room is based at the infant site (Bobbersmill).

Welcome to our Butterfly room

This room is space for our pupils to feel safe and have opportunities to share their thoughts, feelings and emotions. Group and one-to-one sessions happen here. This room is based at the juniors site (Brushfield).

Activities related to COVID-19

We know it is such a difficult time at Berridge Primary school because of COVID-19. Below are activities related to COVID-19 to help you learn more and to keep yourself and others safe.

Keeping busy

Keeping busy and moving our bodies during lockdown is very important.  It is recommended that every child should exercise for one hour a day. It helps with the circulation of your blood around your body.  Moving your body keeps you healthy and improves your mental health and wellbeing.


Try these videos below with your brothers, sisters or even your parents.  Lets try and  keep the whole house busy moving around:

Alphabet Song | BBC Super Movers

Naomi Wilkinson brings the alphabet to life with this memorable song and movement routine.

Just Dance Kids 2014 The Freeze Game

Family Friendly Gaming ( is sharing this game play video for Just Dance Kids 2014.Want to support Family Friendly Gaming...

I Can Move My Body Like Anything | Movement Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

I Can Move My Body Like Anything is a fun music and movement brain breaks song for kids. Move your body with fun dances, shake like a salt shaker, roll like...

PE With Joe 2021 | Monday 22nd Feb

PE With Joe 2021 | Friday 19th Feb

PE With Joe 2021 | Monday 15th Feb


Mindfulness is important for helping us to breathe correctly. When we feel stressed, angry or worried we often do not breathe correctly. Having a moment of mindfulness helps regulates our emotions. Mindfulness can be; meditating, going for a walk, resting, listening to calming music.

Being mindful helps us focus on ourselves and less on our environment.


Here is a mindfulness video:

Mindfulness Meditation for Kids | BREATHING EXERCISE | Guided Meditation for Children

Book of The Month



 Phone: 0800 1111 (free 24 hour)


 Mental Health Foundation

 Information and support for anyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities



 Promotes views and needs of people with mental health problems

 Phone: 0300 123 3393 (Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm)  



 NHS 24: phone 111



Young suicide prevention 

 Phone: 0800 068 4141 (Mon-Fri,10am-5pm &7-10pm. Weekends 2-5pm). 


 Rethink Mental Illness

 Support and advice for people living with mental illness

 Phone: 0800 5000 927 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm)  


Safe Spot

 An app and website designed for young people to improve coping skills and access information about mental health  

 App: available on Google play/Apple store for free



 Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

 Phone: 116 123 (free, 24hour)