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2020 newsletter editions
2021 newsletter editions
2022 newsletter editions
1 July - Healthy Lives Families Update
LBTH summer activities 2022, Kooth mental health and wellbeing, Every Mind Matters videos and Healthy Start digital update!
3 June - Healthy Lives Families Update
Half term fun, fruit and veg vouchers, mealtime support for autistic children and mental health support
6 May - Healthy Lives Families Update
Healthy Start voucher update, Anna Freud advice on speaking to teenagers about Ukraine, free children's choir for 7-11 year olds, NHS Food Scanner app and Mile End Park Run!
1 April - Healthy Lives Families Update
Easter activities, MMR vaccine reminder, support for parents of under 5's and new parenting app!
4 March - Healthy Lives Families Update
Children's asthma workshop, mile end park run, food education and international women and girls week!
4 February - Healthy Lives Families Update
COVID-19 workshops for parents, free wellbeing workshops from the Ollie Foundation, School Streets update, family walks in Tower Hamlets, 6 week healthy babies course and free family cycle training!
7 January - Healthy Lives Families Update
Spring term training offer, talking to your child about online sexual harassment, fatherhood and mental wellbeing webinar and podcasts for parents!
3 December - Healthy Lives Families Update
Election of new Young Mayor, Healthy Start digital update, leisure services consultation, fitness in 5 and Every Mind Matters (NHS) videos for KS4!
5 November - Healthy Lives Families Update
Children's flu vaccination campaign, healthy start vouchers, asthma clinic and mental health support for young people!
8 October - Healthy Lives Families Update
Young Mayor election 2021, COVID-19 webinars, update: swimming in Tower Hamlets and physical activity resources for the whole family!
2 September - Healthy Lives Families Update
Fussy eaters, mini london marathon, wellbeing tips and talking therapies!
16 July - Healthy Lives Families Update
Healthy Lives Families Update - Vaccination venues now include some local schools, Kooth summer holiday online support (Ages 11-24), LBTH summer activities and play 2021 and Summer PIE with Anna Freud!
9 July - Healthy Lives Families Update
Summer activities 2021, a to z of sports, easy family meals and physical activity challenges!
2 July - Healthy Lives Families Update
New Change4Life shake up games, FA football database, home sports day with Team GB and Paralympics GB and LTA tennis at home activities!
25 June - Healthy Lives Families Update
Covid-19 vaccine for over 18's, free course for new parents, supporting transition to secondary school and keeping children safe online!
18 June - Healthy Lives Families Update
Get vaccinated at the London Stadium, free fun experiments at Queen Mary University, talking about air pollution and Radio 2's Big Bee Challenge!
11 June - Healthy Lives Families Update
Kooth, vaccine key messages, active children and national smile month!
28 May - Healthy Lives Families Update
Tokyo Olympics cross-curricular resources, BBC Bitesize home learning, BBC sport activity guides and Youth Sport Trust indoor challenges!
21 May - Healthy Lives Families Update
Covid-19 testing, survey for children and young people!
14 May - Healthy Lives Families Update
Parenting timetable, Eid al-Fitr, RHS photographic competition and V&A imaginative stories!
7 May - Healthy Lives Families Update
Covid-19 variant enhanced testing, make Eid lanterns, building on lockdown relationships and learn the alphabet in sign language!
30 April - Healthy Lives Families Update
Talking about air pollution, cycle skills videos for families, RSE course for parents and food activity packs!
23 April - Healthy Lives Families Update
Wellbeing workshops, storytelling series, worry management webinar and moments of reflection!
16 April - Healthy Lives Families Update
Weekly wins diary, easy bread recipes, mood and emotion wheel chart and advice and guidance for parents in conflict!
26 March - Healthy Lives Families Update
Easter craft ideas, Tower Hamlets Together film, Easter card ideas and 60 second physical activity challenges!
12 March - Healthy Lives Families Update
Self-care, household testing, annual parents conference and moment of crisis!
5 March - Healthy Lives Families Update
Free stress management, suicide prevention and happy baby training for parents and BBC culture
26 February - Healthy Lives Families Update
TH Free anxiety sessions for parents, health access survey, dance fun and top tips for anxiety
12 February - Healthy Lives Families Update
Free TH mental health training, vaccine webinar & Q&A for residents, Bromley by Bow Centre festival and get fit
5 February - Healthy Lives Families Update
TH vaccine helpline, Bromley By Bow Centre, a calm moment, parent conflict and help with your teenager
29 January - Healthy Lives Families Update
Children's mental health week toolkit, personal wellbeing, bereavement and poetry
22 January - Healthy Lives Families Update
Sleep training, Fizz Free February, mental health training in Bengali and resilience training for parents
15 January - Healthy Lives Families Update
Healthy Lives newsletter archive, NHS Better Health, VAWG and aquarium live lessons
8 January - Healthy Lives Families Update
TH help for parents, mindfulness, the alphabet game and some exercise!
Friday 18th December – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Bumper Festive Addition!
Friday 11th December – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - School nurse helpline, Healthy Start vouchers and self-care for parents
Friday 4th December – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Active travel film, local offer, air pollution and mental health
Friday 27th November – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update – Idea store ideas, flu jab, children feelings in lockdown and Family Information Service
Friday 20th November – Families
Healthy Lives Update - 20th November 2020
Friday 13th November – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Mindfulness activities, Half Moon Theatre, after school activities guide and reading with autism
Friday 6th November – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Lockdown restrictions, Xmas card competition, Sugar Smart, BAME and No Place for Hate campaign
Friday 23rd October – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - BUMPER HALF TERM EDITION - Important Covid information, free parents workshop, self-care tips for parents & some half term activities
Friday 16th October – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Friday 16th October - A message from the Mayor, schools Q&A, holiday scheme & job skills
Friday 9th October – Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Friday 9th October
Friday 2nd October - Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Friday 2nd October
Friday 25th September - Families
Healthy Lives Families Update - Friday 25th September
Friday 18th September
Healthy Lives - TH choir, covid champions, support phone line and herb growing!
Wednesday 16th September
Healthy Lives - Sleep help, mazes, nature activities, food and farming
Friday 28 August
Healthy Lives - Advice for parents, animated resources, cooking and bedtime
Wednesday 26 August
Healthy Lives - Back to school questions, Test and Trace, Covid support and advice and reading tips
Monday 24 August
Healthy Lives - TH back to school info and holiday activites; disability festival and homegrown skills
Friday 21 August
Healthy Lives - Fun at the Science Museum, healthy snacks, animation and bird feeders!
Wednesday 19 August
Healthy Lives - FREE webinars for pupils, parents and staff in preparation for going back to school
Monday 17 August
Healthy Lives - Exciting ways to connect with nature and healthy food; mindfulness and family help
Friday 14 August
Healthy Lives - NHS test & trace video opportunity, TH families survey, kids fun with National Geographic and card games
Wednesday 12 August
Healthy Lives - Exam results help, star qualities, flamingoes, cycling and comedy!
Monday 10 August
Healthy Lives - Better Health from the NHS, parenting tips and singing fun!
Friday 7 August
Healthy Lives - Mental health support for adults, sleeping tips and fun games for children
Wednesday 5 August
Healthy Lives - Holiday food support, Healthy Start vouchers, mindfulness and music!
Monday 3 August
Healthy Lives - Fun with gardening, physical activity, cooking and sketching!
Friday 31 July
Healthy Lives - Holiday Hunger Programme, primary and secondary selfcare, international penpals and bereavement support
Wednesday 29 July
Healthy Lives - NHS Test and Trace survey and lots of fun physical activities!
Monday 27 July
Healthy Lives - Gratitude, gardening and Mediterranean chicken
Friday 24 July
Healthy Lives - Summer Spotlight, Rio de Janeiro, China and musical fun!
Wednesday 22 July
Healthy Lives - Summer events, parents letter, survey and Nikki Lilly meets
Monday 20 July
Special Edition! Healthy Lives Newsletter
Friday 17 July
Bumper Edition Healthy Lives Newsletter
Wednesday 15 July
Walk to school, East Summer School, DIY notebooks, virtual playdates and natural art
Monday 13 July
Logo competition, Fitzwilliam Museum, the Romans, London Transport Museum and learn the piano
Friday 10 July
COVID Summer Food Fund, creative resilience workshops, and travel fun
Wednesday 8 July
Monet’s house, a paper helicopter, Niagara Falls and Alice in Wonderland
Monday 6 July
Holiday Childcare Scheme, singing, a Place2Be and parenting tips
Friday 3 July
Wellbeing support for school staff, Bromley by Bow Centre, Royal Albert Hall and Museum of Fundon
Wednesday 1 July
National Geographic for kids, Food a Fact of Life, The Daily Mile and a pasta bake
Monday 29 June
Wake up and shake up, Compass, museums and top trumps
Friday 26 June
St Margaret’s House, a minute of listening, A New Direction and Half Moon Theatre
Wednesday 24 June
New remote GP for young adults, art, movement and teenage mental health
Friday 19 June
Wednesday 17 June
Monday 15 June
"Be Well" sessions and help with learning and bereavement
Friday 12 June
Supporting vulnerable young people and confidential advice for parents
Thursday 11 June
Fun ideas for school or home including tennis and magic tricks
Wednesday 10 June
Relationships and Health Education resources special
Tuesday 9 June
Teen Special - TED Talks from talented young people
Monday 8 June
School staff well-being, virtual travel and life under the sea
Friday 5 June
Peace on purpose, afternoon tea and an underground tour
Thursday 4 June
Enjoy free art, entertainment, wellbeing and penguins
Wednesday 3 June
The National Theatre, free family films and some fun with science
Tuesday 2 June
The Secret Garden competition, getting back to nature
Monday 1 June
Experience nature from home
Friday 29 May
School staff and parent/carer special
Thursday 28 May
Lots of ways to stay fit with a focus on special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Wednesday 27 May
Have some fun with egg cartons and the Gruffalo
Tuesday 26 May
West Ham FC calling and visit the circus
Friday 22 May
Back to Nature Special
Thursday 21 May
Fun with LEGO and Sesame Street
Wednesday 20 May
Mental Health Awareness Week
Tuesday 19 May
Learning opportunities including podcasts, Ted Ed talks and stir-fries
Monday 18 May
Staying active during lockdown
Friday 15 May
Origami, yoga and paper planes
Thursday 14 May
Laugh, stretch and... Zentangle
Wednesday 13 May
Peek inside the locked doors of London's museums, and much more
Tuesday 12 May
Good thinking and more movement
Monday 11 May
Drawing, stories and online safety
Thursday 7 May
Victory in Europe day special
Wednesday 6 May
Dance, opera, ballet, and more
Tuesday 5 May
Lots of theatre fun for children and adults
Monday 4 May
Explore the skies, stars and get baking
Friday 1 May
Be inspired to run, relax and make pizza
Thursday 30 April
Lockdown ideas and activities from the Healthy Lives team
Wednesday 29 April
Stay at home activities for children and families from the Healthy Lives team