Well-being Resources for Hastings family

Stay Calm, Stay Healthy & Stay at Home

Stay Active! Keep your Well-being

Join our #HastingsChallenge

“Bored” is the last word we can use during this quarentine period!
Follow all our #HastingsChallenge videos in our vimeo channel and upload yours on social media.
Don’t forget to use #HastingsChallenge and mention our school account. Challenge accepted?

Follow our workouts with the P.E. team!

Our teaching and learning doesn’t stop, and our P.E. lessons are more crucial than ever.
Let’s join the workouts recorded by our P.E. team and do daily routines posted on our channel. This is a great opportunity to spend time with family and keep active at the same time!

Stay Positive! Keep your Well-being

Contacts and on-line support for students 

Whilst it is perfectly normal to feel anxious in the current circumstances, we feel that our students and wider community can always benefit from some additional emotional support. 

Madrid based Clinical Psychologist Mike Cristóbal has set up a help line: 91 559 0061.

Available 24/7 and a team of professional psychologists are answering the phone. It is free now, but they may need to charge at some point to maintain it. 

900 20 20 10 Chat line is available.

Childline from UK
+44 800 1111 

Childline from Comunidad de Madrid
116 111 

Big White Wall
An anonymous community where members can support each other

Resources and Articles worth spreading

A psychologist’s science-based tips for emotional resilience during the coronavirus crisis

Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty – Psychology guide

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief – Harvard Business Review

Free live Opera from the Met. Quality opera from the comfort of your home! 

Go for a Virtual Museum Visit! The Meadow Museum, Queen Sofia and Thyssen offer audiovisual content and explanation of pictures through their websites. 

Practice some Spanish! The publisher Hearst Spain offers all its online free access magazines: Harper’s Bazaar, EsquireElleMen’s/Women’s Health…  

Festival I stay at home and quarantine fest: many artists through their Instagram profiles will make direct about 30 min as if it were a private acoustic concert. 

Imagineering in a Box is a free online program that brings together the diverse talents of Disney Imagineers around the world for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Explore the world at your fingertips. Here’s a comprehensive list of virtual tours you can take with your children, adventure all over the world.

Cognita Tips

School Closure or Self-isolation: Advice for Teenage Students

The school closure might make you feel worried, uncertain, nervous – or you might be excited about the possibility of not being at school. All these emotions are totally natural. We can use this situation to help us become more resilient: keep the following tips in mind to help you get the most out of a difficult experience. 

Talking to your kid about Coronavirus

The fast-moving developments and intensive news coverage in relation to coronavirus can be challenging for parents.  The following tips for parents compiled by our Cognita Education and Wellbeing Team are designed to help when discussing the issue with your child.

Maintaining Wellbeing During School Closures

These are uncertain times as a parent. As well as not being able to tell your child what is or isn’t going to happen in the coming weeks, you will also need to oversee their learning at home. It is
natural that you may feel anxious about this, but some of these tips may be helpful.