Safeguarding & Wellbeing

Although school is currently closed, there are lots of resources and support available to pupils and parents.

Safeguarding:

Safeguarding Resource Hub – a free hub of national safeguarding resources to empower children, young people and all adults supporting them.

Online Safety:

As lots of children will be away from school and in their homes, it is likely they will spend more time online so it is important to reinforce online safety advice:

Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
Net-aware - for support for parents and carers from the NSPCC
Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers

NSPCC Online Safety - https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Childnet International - https://www.childnet.com/

CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Command) - https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

Mental Health & Wellbeing:

Click here to download a list of resources and organisations where pupils and parents can access mental health support when pupils are not at school.

Mind Healthy @ Home Booklet

Click the links below to download a booklet for families from Liverpool Mental Health Support Teams, and city partners. Inside this book are a few tips, activities and useful information to help you to keep yourself and your family emotionally healthy at home.

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During Social Distancing/Self-Isolation

A Whole School Approach to Mental Health resource collection to help adults support children and young people during this period is available here

There are resources which support children and families with their emotional wellbeing.

Childline Calmzone https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/

Go Noodle https://www.gonoodle.com/

Headspace https://www.headspace.com/

Sources of Factual Information for Children:

Children will be hearing about coronavirus so it is important to share with them factual information – some resources to help with this are:

For children with additional needs, the following social stories may aid their understanding of the situation;

Social Story 1

Social Story 2

Social Story 3

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