Latest Information for parents and carers
All parents and carers – please download our latest communication below:
distance learning portal
If your child is currently learning from home, their teacher will have shown them our Distance Learning Portal. Please feel free to browse the portal and use the resources as you wish. There are various activities you can take part in with your child, including recipes and games.
coronavirus - a book for children
Axel Scheffler (The Gruffalo) has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. You may find this useful to read with your child.
Change4life: Indoor Activities for Kids
It can be difficult to get kids up and about at the best of times, and especially if you are all stuck at home. But Change4Life has lots of great indoor children’s activities and games for them to play so they can still get the activity they need even when they cannot get outside.
Coronavirus and Your Child’s Wellbeing
- Autistica – coping with uncertainty for autistic people and their families
- Barnardos – How to help your teenager with staying home during lockdown
- Dove – A Parent’s Guide to Building Body Confidence
- Dr Rob Long – Understanding Anxiety in Children
- The Anna Freud Centre – supporting young people’s mental health during periods of disruption
- The Mental Health Foundation – talking to your child about scary world news
- Young Minds – blogs aimed at young people on wellbeing and Coronavirus
Coronavirus and Your Wellbeing
- Mind – your wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak
- The Mental Health Foundation – looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
- The NHS – how to look after your wellbeing whilst staying at home
- The NHS – list of helplines if you need to speak to someone about your mental health
- British Association for Counselling Psychotherapists – how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during self-isolation
Due to the sad reality of Covid-19, it is likely that we will be faced with a new set of challenges relating to trauma and bereavement in both our young people, their families and our staff. Download the flyer on bereavement support below: