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School Update – Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Further information about how our Trust and schools are taking necessary precautions since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, can be found in our Trust’s ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19) website section’.

Social, Emotional and Mental Health Wellbeing (SEMH)

Please see the files below for resources to support emotional and mental health.

-Shout is a new service to support people who are struggling with their mental health.  Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place for people to go if they are struggling to cope and you need immediate help.  Anybody can text Shout to 85258 for support.

-Childline is a free service which is able to support children to deal with a wide range of problems including online safety issues. Children can contact ChildLine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if they are struggling to deal with a situation and need support. For children uncomfortable with talking to somebody directly there is a one-to-one online chat service.  https://www.childline.org.uk/

-You can find some ideas for wellbeing apps here: https://www.theschoolrun.com/best-wellbeing-apps-for-kids

-Information about Mental Health in children: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/c/children-and-young-people

-Young Minds- Find Your Feet: Transitioning to Secondary School https://youngminds.org.uk/resources/school-resources/find-your-feet-transitioning-to-secondary-school/

-There are lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your child’s mental health and well-being at: https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/?fbclid=IwAR0wdqA8b0_mQ9oB463E8jYp0BMzt8kaMZDQg_H-jVJV6xhmwXXH7PcDQfY

-Everybody Worries Social Story: https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx

Social Distancing Social Story

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