Covid 19 - Information for Parents and Carers
Within the pages below, you will find a range of information related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
For details about how your child will access remote learning at home, please click on the Children tab > Remote Learning.
Covid Symptoms Letter - February 2021
Risk Assessment January 2021
BwD Third Lockdown Letter to Parents - January2021
Government Guidance and Updates
National Lockdown January 2021: Stay at Home Guidance on what you can and cannot do (published 4th January 2021)
COVID-19: recent and upcoming changesGovernment guidance, support and announcements
- What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, school and colleges during the Coronavirus outbreak
NHS Guidance and Updates
NHS Test and Trace Important information for parents and carers
NHS Track and Trace Guide
Local Authority Guidance and Advice
Mental Health Support
During these unsettling times, as a parent you may be worried about your child’s health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need. There are several websites and organisations that offer both self-help resources and telephone advice should this be needed.
Anna Freud – Offers clear, simple advice to help minimise the impact of lockdown. Resources are created with children in mind and support is offered in the way of self-care activities which can be completed at home.
Mental Health - A way of engaging children with movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. For children of all ages.
GoNoodle - https://www.gonoodle.com
The Calm Team - Free resources page created in response to the COVID-19 There is meditations, stories, music, talks and more, all hand-picked to support your mental and emotional wellness. Suitable for all ages (parents included!)
The British Red Cross - Children across the UK are all experiencing a lot of change, so it is natural that they may become more agitated or stressed. Below is an exercise from the British Red Cross which you can do at home with your parents, to help you tune into your feelings and keep calm. https://www.redcross.org.uk/stories/health-and-social-care
Young Minds- Advice pages and resources to any families struggling due to isolation and forced school closures. https://youngminds.org.uk
Mind- Offer online resources and support with access to counsellors should these be required.
Alternatively call the helpline – 0800 915 4640- Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Return to School
Government Guidance and Website Links for Parents and Carers