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Helpful Information Regarding COVID-19

Supporting children's well-being and transition back to school

 

Here are a number of resources to support the children's return to school. 

Some are aimed at children with additional needs, however most are suited to all children.

If you need any support, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

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

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

 

Twinkl

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.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/keystage2-ks2/ks2-class-management/school-closure-home-learning-classroom-management-key-stage-2-year-3-4-5-6

 

Interactive Ideas For Children     

                                                         

Family Activities: 

https://familyeguide.com/boredom-busters-110-fun-at-home-activities-for-families-kids-2/

 https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/how-to/g1389/diy-kids-activities/

 

Educational Gameshttps://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html?

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Phonicshttps://new.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

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

Listening activities.

 

Important Contact Information

 

Childline

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:

https://www.childline.org.uk/

 

The Hideout

Domestic Abuse website for young people - http://thehideout.org.uk/

 

Anna Freud

Please see the link below regarding how to deal with emotional distress caused by COVID-19 and being away from school.

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

 

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

https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Care-for-children-and-families/childprotection/First-Response.aspx

 

Support with eating disorders: 0808 801 0711

 

Help if you are worried about your online behaviour or someone else’s: 0808 1000 900

 

Staffordshire Connects

Information including how to access services and resources for children can be found on Staffordshire Connects.

https://www.staffordshireconnects.info/kb5/staffordshire/directory/site.page?id=OkBI3Lx7hTQ

 

Government advice and resources

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/supporting-your-childrens-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

 

 

 

 

 

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