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South Cumbria Pupil Referral Unit
10 Jul 2024

Mental Wellbeing during the Summer Holidays


The summer holidays can be a time to relax, recharge and take a break.

However, young people may struggle with the loss of structure and not seeing their friends every day.

It’s important that your child looks after their mental wellbeing during the break. The summer can also be a great time to develop good self-care habits, so that when term starts again, they have techniques they can turn to in stressful times.

This link contains suggested activities and guidance to help support and boost mental wellbeing over the summer and beyond.

Self-care resources | Anna Freud

The following can help pupils decide which of the activities are most suited to them and to plan when to do them:

Self care plan