Kindness Week 18th – 24th May 2020

Kindness is one positive of the coronavirus and we hope it continues when the virus is long gone.


City of Wolverhampton Council invites all schools in Wolverhampton to celebrate the acts of kindness, that are so important for the wellbeing of pupils, families and staff, during this year's Mental Health Awareness Week, which begins on Monday 18th May 2020. The theme of this year's Mental Health Foundation campaign is kindness and seeks to highlight the positive impact that acts of kindness, both large and small, can have on people's mental health and wellbeing – particularly during the restrictions that have been in place as a result of coronavirus.

We encourage all schools to participate through promoting kindness using some of the suggestions and online resources outlined below and sharing these with pupils who attending school and with families who are not able to attend school at the moment.


Why not take part in 10 random acts of kindness at home around theme of kindness:

  • • Smile.

  • • Give an honest compliment.

  • • Thank someone who you appreciate.

  • • Be a good listener.

  • • Offer your help to someone make the dinner or clean the house.

  • • Ask the people who are living with you how their day is going.

  • • Treat someone to a coffee, tea or a nice drink- with adult supervision

  • • Make a card to say “thank you” to someone who has been kind to you

  • • Phone one of your friends or relatives to see how they are

  • Read a story or play a game with somebody in your


Useful links for Home/School ideas and resources:

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week

https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-involved/teaching-resources/kindness-calendar

https://ripplekindness.org/free-resources-to-teach-kids-to-give-during-kindness-day/





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