Government Advice - School Closures 

Please find access to some of latest government guidance and support for families during the COVID-19 outbreak below. 

External Link Icon Supporting children's remote education
Department for Education advice
External Link Icon Keeping children safe online
Department for Education advice
External Link Icon What parents need to know
Department for Education advice
External Link Icon Information about school attendance in Spring 2020
Department for Education advice

Anti-Bullying Programme - Don't Face it Alone

There are some useful resources available for families provided by charity The Diana Award. Their initiative, Don't Face it Alone, focuses on education about bullying and supporting children and teachers. 

File icon: pdf Bullying - Advice for Parents and Carers - Diana Award.pdf [pdf 177KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Talking to Your Child About Mental Health - Diana Award.pdf [pdf 303KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Advice for Young People - The Diana Award.pdf [pdf 174KB] Click to download

Home Learning Guidance - children with additional needs

Lincolnshire Councils’ SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) Advice Line Service have worked with recommendations from educational psychologists to bring together this resource to share with parents to help signpost to available support for children with SEND during home learning.

File icon: pdf Resources for Parents – Learning and Support @ Home 2021.pdf [pdf 819KB] Click to download

Top Tips for Wellbeing 

Dr. Alex George is the Youth Mental Health Ambassador, and here he shares 5 top tips for wellbeing as we begin half-term. 

Wellbeing Resources

Below you will find some resources that may be helpful to you and your families during these challenging times. Some of the activities are used in school to support children who are feeling anxious or struggling with managing their emotions. Please do not hesitate to contact us in school if you have any questions. Children's Mental Health Week 2021 resources are available here: https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools/topics/mental-wellbeing/overview

 

File icon: pdf Coping With Anxiety Workbook.pdf [pdf 7MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf 20+ calming exercises.pdf [pdf 1MB] Click to download

Supporting children during national restrictions


Managing Anxiety


Help and Advice for Families

Please follow the links below to find information about organisations that provide help and support for children, parents and carers.  Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions.

External Link Icon Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
Support for parent carers
External Link Icon Children's Mental Health Week 2021
Resources for teaching and support at home
External Link Icon Healthy Minds
Support for children and families
External Link Icon Family Services Directory
Support for children with disabilities

Happier Families - Connected 

If you need help and advice at this difficult time, 'Happier Families - Connected', provided by BRIC, can provide remote support for families on issues such as emotional health, managing routines and behaviour, financial concerns and relationship worries. Please see the information in the document below for more details. 

File icon: pdf Happier Families Connected leaflet (1).pdf [pdf 1MB] Click to download

Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service

See, Hear, Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and other national and local community-based organisations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

See, Hear, Respond, provides support to children, young people and their families who aren’t currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). See, Hear, Respond will support from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25.

See, Hear, Respond will contact every referral made, so no child is missed. Help is available in one or more of four ways:

  • an online hub of support and information
  • online counselling and therapy
  • face-to-face support for those most affected and at risk of some of today’s most pertinent issues, such as criminal exploitation, and
  • helping children and young people reintegrate back into school

You can access via the ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.

Accessing Support

Please click on the links below to access support and advice from key providers, and documents that you may find helpful. 

New September 2020: Transition Back to School - Parent Toolkit - Healthy Minds

File icon: pdf Transition Back to School - Parent Toolkit - Healthy Minds.pdf [pdf 8MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Home Safety Parents Pack 2020.pdf [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Coronavirus - A Book For Children.pdf [pdf 16MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Anxiety Parents' Guide.pdf [pdf 418KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Self-Care - Secondary.pdf [pdf 5MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Self-Care - Primary.pdf [pdf 5MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Barnardo's Returning to School Life After Lockdown Guide.pdf [pdf 2MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Barnardo's Y6 Transition Guide - Stepping into Secondary School.pdf [pdf 3MB] Click to download

Mental Health UK

CEOP

Parent Info

Think U Know

The Samaritans

Domestic Abuse

Childline

NSPCC