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COVID-19 Information

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Returning to School

Please find the letter detailing the return to school in September 2020 here.

You can find our information about test and trace data collection here.

Please find tips on supporting your child if they are anxious about returning to school here.

You can find tips on supporting your child at home (learning through play) here.

You can find tips on supporting your child at home (emotional wellbeing) here.

Mental Health & Wellbeing

During this time, there have been many changes for families. We all cope with situations in different ways. These websites can offer support to you and your children.

Information for parents and carers:

Action for Children

Mind (for better mental health)

NSPCC (mental health and parenting)

Young Minds



Mentally Healthy Schools

Mental Health Foundation

Anna Freud Centre (helping children and young people to manage anxiety)

Anna Freud Centre (resources to support the return to school)

Government guidance on mental health and wellbeing

Government guidance on supporting young people's mental health and wellbeing

Information for Children

Information to help support children and their understanding of COVID-19 and social distancing.

Books and activities:

Childline Calm Zone

Wellbeing Journal for Kids (Outside the box) - mainly aimed at KS2 

Rain Before Rainbows – a book to inspire hope from Walker Books & Save the Children 

Corona Virus: a book for children

Everybody Worries: by John Burgerman - picture book for children that are worried about Coronavirus

The Book of Hopes: words and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown (with contributions from more than 100 children’s writers and illustrators) - edited by Elizabeth Rundell

Social distancing resources:

Time to Come in Bear: a story about social distancing - written by Kim St. Lawrence read by Ryan St. Lawrence

How to explain social distancing to Kids: KiwiCo

While we can't hug

Grover (from Sesame Street) and Social Distancing

Explaining social distancing to children: Meet the Helpers

How to wash your hands song: NHS

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