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School is currently only open to children of critical workers and vulnerable children. We look forward to welcoming all of our pupils back to school on Monday 8 March 2021.

Advice for Children's Mental Health

Please click the resource name to access the website


· Coronavirus – a book for children - a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler

  • Department for Education – DfE guidance for supporting children and young people’s mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Young Minds - Visit the Coronavirus advice and mental health support advice
  • Mental Health Foundation - Top tips for open and honest conversation regarding the pandemic
  • NSPCC – Advice to support children struggling with their mental health or anxiety about COVID-19.
  • Save the Children - As leading experts on childhood Save the Children are sharing drama-based relaxation exercises which are part of their * HEART program for children living in stressful situations (*Healing and Education through the Arts)
  • Children’s Commissioner - A relevant and interesting blog with links to resources to support young people and their mental health