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Supporting Children

If your child is worried or anxious about coronavirus, then this book might provide you with another way of explaining the situation to them by reading it together and putting their mind at ease. 

Click on the link below to find the book to share:

Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice to stay at home during
this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured.
Remember that NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same safe care that
they have always done. Here is some advice to help:

Online Safety Support for Parents and Carers

As our children are using the internet a lot to access their home learning tasks and visiting various websites and educational resources, it is of paramount importance that we are ensuring they are staying safe whilst online. The Department for Education have released a list of the following links to support parents and carers with keeping their children safe when using the internet:


Internetmatters.orgGuidance on how to keep your children safe online.




Think U Know


For advice from the National Crime Agency about how to stay safe online.







For further advice for parents and carers about keeping children safe when they are using the internet. There is also a page to report and remove inappropriate images of children here.


A really useful website with a variety of resources to support families online.



Advice and support for reporting cyberbullying. 

Pastoral Support

It is really important during such uncertain times that we are looking after ourselves and talking about things if we are worried. If you need any support with how to help your child to manage their thoughts and feelings about the current situation with the Coronavirus, then any websites or links we recommend will be listed here. smiley

NSPCC Support

Please click on the link below if you would like NSPCC guidance on how to best talk to children about the Coronavirus:

Guidance for Parents and Carers from Public Health England

This website provides guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

Looking after your feelings and your body

An easy-read document published by Public Health England for parents and carers to read through with their child, to help them try to understand about the current situation and how they can look after themselves and stay safe: