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Family Support and Useful Links

Coronavirus advice

In these challenging times we need to focus on maintaining children’s and adult’s mental health. Some of the resources below will help you talk to your child and help your child talk to you about how they are feeling and some general well-being advice about having to stay in for you and your children.

Supporting your child’s remote education during coronavirus

Camhs resources

BBC Newsround has a comprehensive section on coronavirus with text and video guidance on tips if a child is worried, how to wash their hands and what self-isolation means.

Childmind has advice on how to talk to your child.

Keeping children calm by Cbeebies.


Covid-19 Anxiety tips

Health for Kids has age appropriate information to explain the coronavirus

Health for Kids: Grownups has information to help parents and carers explain the coronavirus to their children

Health for Teens has age appropriate information to explain the coronavirus

Staying safe

The NSPCC  Speak out Stay safe programme gives children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect.

Health and advice

Online referral facility to the School Nursing Service

Public Health Nursing duty line where you can access the School Nursing Service
09.00-17.00 hours on 0300 123 7572 for advice and guidance.

Families First is the place to go for information, advice and guidance on local and national services for families, parents and carers.

Asthma UK for advice and support regarding living with asthma .

Angels Autism and ADHD advice and support

OK Rehab specialist drug and alcohol treatment provider

Useful books


Coronavirus – A book for children

I don’t want to wash my hands

Learning Resources

Oak Learning Academy (As recommended by Department of Education)

Creative Hertfordshire


TTRock Stars


The Grid Club

BBC Nature


BBC Bitesize – Infant (KS1)

BBC Bitesize – Junior (KS2)

Maths Chase