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Butterflies Juniors encourages and supports females 11-15 years to talk about their feelings in an alternative environment. Studies have shown that exercise can release endorphins to energise your spirits and lift your mood. Talking isn't a sign of weakness, it's a way to take care of your wellbeing and help cope with problems. It is free circuit training and you can book online. 

The website is:- Butterflies Mental Health

The email address is:- charitytcd@gmail.com



  • How to Train your Parents by Pete Johnson
  • Another book review for you: Animal Form by George Orwell
  • Looking for some inspiration for holiday reading? Check out this review of The Secret of Spellshadow Manor by our librarian. Harry Potter lovers will enjoy this book!

  • Interesting reads: If your child is interested in football, rugby or cricket, there are lots of things to read at tompalmer.co.uk . Tom has written loads of books with sporting adventures and there are chapters to read online for free and a couple of free Kindle books.

  • 7 Top Tips to Support Reading at Home

  • Free e-books!
    This site has 50,000 free e-books which you can view online or download.   https://manybooks.netThey are very varied, but if you go to Young Adult and scroll down to Editor’s Choice, there are some interesting ones.

  • For Years 7 to 9, remember that you can still do quizzes on Renaissance, Accelerated Reader. To get to the website from home, go to https://ukhosted9.renlearn.co.uk/2250502 .Then just put in your Username and Password as normal. Happy reading!

  • There are FREE audible stories on Amazon at the moment. Go to https://stories.audible.com .  If you're stuck for ideas, go to arbookfind.com 

  •  Kirklees Libraries

  •  Kirklees libraries have continued to increase the range and quality of their free e-book and e-audiobook service and now offer an extensive collection of homework topics to children and families.  These are free to borrow and open to anyone who lives, works or studies in Kirklees – all they need is a Kirklees library card.

     Kirklees operates a free e-book service https://kirklees.overdrive.com/ which can help to support children with reading at home and the wide range of topics available can help with children’s learning and ability to complete homework topics around history, science, the environment, coding, sport and much more. 

     Videos have been created which show how to set-up an e-book account, plus the library team are available by phone, e-mail and social media to help.  For those who don’t have a library card, these can be set up online, which allows borrowers to start reading straightaway. You can view these and join the library at http://www.kirkleeslibraries.co.uk/resources/

     If you need more information about this free e-book and e-audiobook service, please get in touch with frontline.services@kirklees.gov.uk

     Download the free Libby app and read with  Kirklees Libraries Online

    Looking after Your Own Welbeing

  • You are the masterpiece of your own life.” Joe Vitale
  • This is Mental Health Awareness Week with a focus on the power and potential of kindness. This quote from the Dalai Lama sums this up perfectly:

    “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

  • Be patient and tough. Someday this pain will be useful to you.   Ovid

  • Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be,” Dr Wayne Dyer

  • “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.” Anne Bradstreet

  • “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie

  • "Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful”. Joshua J. MarineT