Your child's wellbeing

Resources for Families

A selection of wellbeing resources for families including our Be Well Comments series offering advice and tips, as well as expert videos.

Tips and Advice for Families During School Closures

Sleep tips during Covid-19

Family wellbeing during school closures

Video: practical tips for parents during school closures

Talking to your child about coronavirus

Parent webinar: moving into a world of online learning

Advice for teenagers during school closure

Video: wellbeing tips for parents during school closures

Video: advice on

Parent webinar: how to make screen time and technology work for your family

Useful Links and Resources during School Closures

Here you will find some links to useful resources to support wellbeing during school closures. It will be updated on a regular basis.

Educational activities


With Grandparents

Reading lists and recommendations

Wellbeing and mental health advice

What you need to know about sleep

Cognita’s Group Wellbeing Director Beth Kerr talks to Dr Matthew Walker, leading sleep scientist and author of Why We Sleep.


The Cognita community explores healthy living with TV Doctor and author Rangan Chatterjee.

The Teenage Brain

An animated learning video for adolescents, created with University College London brain expert Dr Emma Kilford.

Screen Time and Social Media

Cognita’s Group Wellbeing Director Beth Kerr offers advice and guidance for parents on the thorny issue of social media and screen time.

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