Welcome to our Parent/Guardian portal.

The South Leicestershire School Sports Partnership is passionate about children’s physical activity and well-being.

We work alongside 83 South Leicestershire schools and support education professionals in providing opportunities for all, ensuring well-being, physical activity, school sport and PE is at the heart of school life. SLSSP is passionate about developing inclusive provision to promote personal development and lifelong healthy behaviours.

We work closely alongside the 3 local authorities, Blaby District Council, Harborough District Council and Oadby & Wigston Borough Council

On this page you’ll find a host of resources to support you and your child in all areas of physical activity and well-being. BRAND NEW resources will be added regularly so be sure to keep an eye on the page to view the latest updates!

Find out more here!

Mental Health Awareness Week

Find out more here!

Exam stress support

Exams can be a challenging time, and the pressure can feel overwhelming and lead to feelings of stress and anxiety. We’ve put together some simple ideas to help manage the feelings of  stress and anxiety along with support links and helpful information.

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Stay ACTIVE!

It’s been amazing to see so many children taking part in physical activity during Move It March. We would love to know how you are going to stay active throughout the year!

Click the images to download your goal setting sheet and fun ideas to stay active!

 

Children’s Mental Health Week 2024 #MyVoiceMatters

Click here to check out our FREE resources! 

Local support for families over winter

Click on the links below to find support for families including well-being services, support hubs, GP Surgery contact details and food & hygiene banks.

Broughton Astley

Kibworth & Fleckney

Lutterworth

Market Harborough

 

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Click here to find helpful resources and information for your family to stay active for less.

Inclusive Football Clubs

To find out more, click the website below!

Blaby District Spartans 

Wigston Foxes

Girls Football #letgirlsplay

 Find more information about local girls football clubs in your area here!

 

Click here to find Information about services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland that provide support for your mental health and wellbeing.

 

Active Travel month is here!

 

Place2Be have lots of helpful resources and information to support families including;

The Art Room

Click here to access free creative resources for families, alongside additional resources that encourage children to think about the meaningful connections we might have.

Parenting Smart

The Parenting Smart free toolkit offers online parenting advice from our child mental health experts that provides practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and manage behaviour. The free toolkit has lots of articles that may be relevant to families during the Summer holidays, including Supporting healthy gaming habits for children, Helping your child prepare for Secondary or High School, Helping your child when they start or change primary school and Safe social media for primary aged children.

 

World Mental Health Day

To support #WorldMentalHealthDay we’re encouraging people to start a conversation by sharing our stories. If you need advice or support visit @YoungMindsUK website https://rb.gy/cxq7a #HelloYellow #WMHD #WMHD2023 You’re never alone with your mental heath Read our stories here

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place 15 to 21 May and the theme this year is anxiety. 

The week is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation.

We have produced resources to help students/parents understand anxiety and tip tops to reduce anxiety.

What is Anxiety/spot the signs. click the image below for more information.

Top tips to help reduce your child’s anxiety. click the image below for more information.

 

Check out these breathing technique videos. click the image below for more information.

 

The Mental Health Foundation has lots of support, advice and information. Click the image below for more information.

Find out more at Mental Health Awareness Week 2023 | Mental Health Foundation

A guide to local walking routes and beautiful green spaces South Leicestershire has to offer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on your area to find a sports club near you!

 

New Physical Activity Guidelines to Support Children with Disabilities

The Chief Medical Officer has released new physical activity guidelines for children with disabilities.

Previously the guidance was to follow the Children and Young People guidelines (an average of at least 60 active minutes) with adapted activities, so there are some new messages in here: New guidelines to support disabled children to be more active – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

New campaign launched to help parents improve children’s diet

The government’s New Better Health campaign, including a new NHS Food Scanner App, launches today to help parents improve their children’s diet. Find out more here.

 

NHS Leicestershire Partnership Trust

 

 

Click here to go to the Health for Kids website!

 

Change 4 Life 10 minute shake up!

Find out more here!

 

Looking for a local park run?

Check out the Market Harborough Park Run here!

 

Research has shown that allowing children to get involved with food preparation encourages them to eat a wider variety of foods. Why not try these healthy & nutritious meal ideas during the weekend! #EatTheRainbow Let’s make…..

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Warwickshire Wildlife Trust have some great educational resources for schools, youth groups and parents, for children, young people and families who want to learn more about wildlife and connect with nature. Check it out here!

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/Thriving-With-Nature-compressed.pdf

 

@mentalhealth has lots of helpful advice on how to look after your mental health including tips for coping with fear & anxiety. Their website provides information on a number of areas including grief, loneliness & returning to school. check it out here!

Teen Mental Health- A Guide for Parents

Find out more here

 

Active Travel resources

#WALKINGFROMHOME

Click here for a family resource booklet, full of walking activities for Primary aged children!

 

Express yourself calming glitter jars

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Local Support & Information

Information for Families in Oadby and Wigston

  • Click here for information about local support services
  • Click here to access the Oadby & Wigston coronavirus community hub.
  • Click here for mental health support information
  • Click here for physical activity advice during COVID-19

Information for Families in Harborough District (including Lutterworth)

  • Click here for information about local support services
  • Click here to access the Harborough coronavirus community hub.
  • Click here for self help ideas

Information for Families in Blaby

  • Click here for information about local support services
  • Click here to access the Blaby coronavirus community hub.

Leicestershire and National Information

  • Click here for national support services/information
  • Click here for support in Leicestershire- First contact plus referral service
  • Click here for the warm homes fund

Mental Health Support

  • Click here for Guidance for parents and carers on support children’s mental health during COVID-19 
  • Click here for Guidance about supporting your child’s education during COVID-19

 

Parent Well-being 1 Taking a Pause

Parent Well-being 2- Peace in the Present

Parent/Carer Well-being 3- Going Easy on Ourselves

Parent/Carer Well-being 4- The Unseen Burden

Parent Well-being 5- Look for Good

Parent Well-being 6- Mindfulness of Breathing

Parent Well-being 7 – Our Visiting Emotions

Parent Well-being 8 – Embracing a Rollercoaster Life

Parent Well-being 9 – External and Internal Happiness

Parent Well-being 10-Investigating feelings

Parent Well-being 11-  Weather Within us and Around us

Parent Well-being 12- Noticing & using the breath

 

Episode 1- Returning to School, Lockdown and Mental Health (September)

Episode 2- Eating Habits (October)

Episode 3- Anxiety (November)

Episode 4- Internet Safety (December)

Episode 5- Depression (January)

Episode 6- Body Image (February)

Episode 7 – Confidence (March)

Episode 8- Physical Activity (April)

 

Helpful resources!

Click here for the Children’s & young person Resource booklet

Click here for the Mental Health & Well-being workbook

 

Find out what’s happening in your local area!

  • Click here to visit Active Oadby & Wigston
  • Click here to visit Active Blaby
  • Click here to visit Active Harborough

Step up your game & make walking more fun!

 

Check it out here!

Whether you want to make a bug hotel or learn how to grow a wild garden, the Wildlife Trusts Wildlife Watch have a fantastic range of activities to get involved with. Check it out here

 

Looking for a fun and active challenge to try?

Check out the fun and active challenges to try out over on our YouTube channel!

A guide to local walking routes and beautiful green spaces South Leicestershire has to offer

*All parks in the Borough of Oadby & Wigston are now closed from 5:00pm until 5:00am the following morning. This is to ensure the safety of our residents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newsletters

September 2020 Edition- Post Lockdown Part 1  Post Lockdown Part 2
October 2020 Edition-  Healthy Eating
November 2020 Edition- Anxiety
December 2020 Edition-  Internet Safety
January 2021 Edition-  Mental Health Awareness
February 2021 Edition- Oral Health and Hygiene
March 2021 Edition- Sleep
April 2021 Edition-  Physical Activity
May 2021 Edition- Healthy Eating Habits
June 2021 Edition- Tips for a Healthy and Happy Summer Holiday
Additional Edition- Drugs and Alcohol Education
Additional Edition- PTSD

 

 

Check out our Not At School Games Lesson Plans! Perfect for Physical Activity at home!

Lesson 1

       

Lesson 2

         

Lesson 3

           

Lesson 4 – Children’s Mental Health Week

           

Lesson 5

           

Lesson 6

           

Lesson 7