What is Coronavirus? A fact sheet for kids from Public Health England:
Guidance for parents and carers mental health and well being during the coronavirus outbreak:
Staying healthy at home – Information sheets for parents and carers
Many parents, carers and their children will now need to be at home to stop the spread of coronavirus. The files below include some useful suggestions for staying emotionally, physically and mentally healthy during this challenging time. We hope this information provides you with helpful ideas you can adopt within the home:
Haringey’s Educational Psychology Service have provided the following fact sheet which contains some tips and ideas on mindfulness/meditation for parents to use for themselves or with their children to help with calming anxiety:
During this time of remote schooling, your child will more than likely be accessing the internet on a daily basis. With this is mind it is vitally important to ensure that we provide them with a safe online environment within which to access their home learning. We would therefore, encourage you to set age-appropriate parental controls on all digital devices that your child is using and use internet filters to block out malicious websites. These are all usually free but need to be turned on.
Please see below for some useful links to websites that can support you in creating a safe online environment.
|Advice on setting up parental controls for various devices and online safety advice for different age groups.|
|Age specific advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online|
|A collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations|
|Offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support|
|Has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online|
|Has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games|
|Has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation|
|Has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services|