Helpful News, Useful Links
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, people and businesses are showing true compassion. In light of these uplifting attitudes we have compiled a list of local businesses and resources to help those in isolation.
Updated Information Regarding COVID-19
Here are some free resources from Twinkl to help with home education. We understand it is difficult to teach from home given the circumstances however it is in the child’s best interest to keep up to date with education.
Interactive Ideas For Children
Educational Games: https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html?
BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The Imagination Tree: https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Toy Theatre: https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games
Oxford Owl for Home: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary.
Cbeebies Radio: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Important Contact Information
Childline provides help to children under 19 in the UK. Calling is free and doesn't show up on the phone bill. If you have an issue big or small please contact 0800 1111 to discuss confidentially or visit:
Domestic Abuse website for young people - http://thehideout.org.uk/
Please see the link below regarding how to deal with emotional distress caused by COVID-19 and being away from school.
First Response Staffordshire
First response are a county-wide telephone and web enquiry service. If you have a serious concern about the safety of a child or young person up to the age of 18 please visit the website link below or call for further advice.
Telephone: 0800 1313 126
Out of hours: 0345 604 2886
Support with eating disorders: 0808 801 0711
Help if you are worried about your online behaviour or someone else’s: 0808 1000 900