COVID-19

Hedgehog and Tortoise wanted to give each other a great, big hug....but they are not allowed to touch. A lovely story to share with your children.

Child Anxiety

The below link is a very good, short (8 minute) video clip for parents to support their child’s anxiety and the return to school in September.  Please also click here to download the fact sheet which goes with the video.

Video link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H96X6zw7rgE&feature=youtu.be

Top Tips to Support your Child at Home:

  • Create a timetable with your child, with some structured learning time throughout the day, for example:

    • 8:00am - Get up and dressed​

    • 9:00am - Maths based activity

    • 10:00am - Fun activity of choice

    • 10:20am - Snack

    • 10:30am - English based activity/Phonics

    • 11:30am - PE/Exercise

    • 12:15pm - Lunch

    • 1:00pm - Topic based activity

    • 2:00pm - Fun activity of choice

    • 2:30pm - Reading 

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  • Read as frequently as you can with your child. For help with 'paired reading', please click here

  • Practise your child's spellings/keywords

  • Create a list of things with your child, that they would like to make/do in relation to their current school topic

  • View The Blue Kite Learning Platform, for ideas and websites to help support your child at home

  • Encourage your child to continue to wash their hands on a regular basis

  • Family Support Pack - click here

 

Useful Websites:

Advice about talking to your children about the Coronavirus:

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-51734855

 

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

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A picture book for children, to support any worries they may have about the Coronavirus:

https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx

A book for children: 'The Scared Gang and COVID-19'

Click here to download a copy

Free School Meals Form

https://www.swindon.gov.uk/info/20032/schools_and_education/408/free_school_meals

Guidance for parents and carers on supporting young children's mental health:

Click here

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