Your child/children will are hearing lots of information about coronavirus (COVID-19) and may feel quite anxious about how this is going to affect them (and their education). Below are a few tips on how to support your child’s emotional wellbeing and how they can find support.
Below are some useful contacts and resources to support your child’s emotional wellbeing, should they need them.
School Contacts: We will try our best to respond to school emails. However, we may not always be available. If your child sends an email with concerns, please make sure they CC two people into the addresses. If they do not get a response, please see below for other ways to receive support.
|Mrs Ramsden (Safeguarding Lead)||email@example.com|
|Mrs Critchley (Safeguarding Mentor)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Miss Darbyshire (Y7 PGO)||email@example.com|
|Mrs Green (Y8 PGO)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs Aaron (Y9 PGO)||email@example.com|
|Mrs Haselden (Y10 PGO)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs Walsh (Y11 PGO)||email@example.com|
Other Useful Contacts:
|Police||Tel: 101 / 999 (emergencies only)|
|NHS||Tel: 111 Web: www.nhs.uk|
|Childline||Tel: 0800 1111 Web: www.childline.org.uk|
|Young Minds||Web: www.youngminds.org.uk|
|Mind||Tel: 0300 1233393 Web: www.mind.org.uk|
|Atherton & Leigh Foodbank (for parents/carers only)||Tel: 07980881925 Web: www.athertonleigh.foodbank.org.uk|
Mindfulness: Recently, we have introduced students the mindfulness practices. You may find mindfulness is a great way to help you to relax and ease anxieties. You can either download apps such as Calm or Headspace or log on to www.dotbe.org (password: Fofboc) for guided practices.