Resources To Support
The impact of school closure for COVID19 has a significant impact on people of all ages. The resources below may be beneficial for support.
An excellent interactive chart of agencies of support – Emotional&WellbeingSheet_INTERACTIVE
http://www.mudandlotus.co.uk/ – audio mindfulness activities
Resources etc that might be useful the emotional wellbeing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Hope they are useful
https://theautismeducator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf (NB this has been updated to give better information about the symptoms than an earlier version).
During the school closure, counselling sessions will not take place. However, the counsellor can offer catch up conversations over the telephone to children she is currently working with. If you are an adult and would like to have a confidential chat with Sharon, the counsellor, you can request a call through email to the headteacher: firstname.lastname@example.org
All conversations with the school counsellor are strictly confidential.
Guidance for Parents/Carers, Staff and Pupils
Further to the guidance issued by Central Government all schools across England are closed, except to certain pupils.
CHILDREN MUST NOT ATTEND SCHOOL UNLESS IT IS ESSENTIAL
Please see our EMERGENCY CHILDCARE CONTRACT which all parties are asked to sign before accessing the provision.
The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 specifically related to education. Staff, parents and young people can use the helpline using the details below:
- Follow normal hygiene rules
- Wash hands properly and regularly
- “Catch it, Bin it, kill it” – Coughing and/or sneezing into a tissues before throwing it away and washing hands.
- We continue to ensure good cleaning practices
- We are committed to keeping staff, pupils and parents/carers updated with advice from government.
Word Health Organization – About 2019-nCoV
How to protect yourself against COVID-19
You can access latest travel advice here : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus
A new infection has been detected in Wuhan, China, a new strain of coronavirus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
The World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus a pandemic on 11 March 2020
World Health Organisation – within here you will find a useful section of frequently asked questions and myth busters around the corona virus.