Coronavirus resources for parents of children with SEND
Some resources that may be helpful for parent carers of children and young people with SEND or children and young people themselves.
Plenty more ideas here:
Or check out the Indoor Olympics Games ideas below:
Keeping Children Safe when learning online
As children learn online and through various Internet websites, it is important to remember online safety and how to keep your child safe when accessing these resources.
The following sites below are intended to help you learn about Internet Safety for you and your children:
E-safety tips, advice and resources
Helpful advice and tools you can use to help keep your child safe whenever and wherever they go online.
Parents and Carers information to keep your child safe online
Expert information to help children and young people stay safe online
Great advice to keep children safe whilst using the internet
A guide to social networks, apps and games
Online reviews for apps and games with safety in mind
Advice on how to protect yourself and your devices when online
E-safety tips, advice and resources
Child Exploitation and Online Protection services
COVID19 - School safeguarding policy addendum
COVID-19 school closure arrangements for Safeguarding and Child Protection at Humberstone Junior & Infant Academies.
Talking to children about coronavirus
The PDF file below is intended to help you speak to your children about the Corona virus in a clear and informative way:
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Some resources that may be helpful for parent carers of children and young people with SEND or children and young people themselves.:
This page contains answers to frequently asked questions about the ongoing Corona virus outbreak.
Please check our website regularly for updates.
We follow government guidance which is constantly being updated here:
What are the symptoms of Corona virus? COVID-19?
The most common symptoms of corona virus (COVID-19) are a new, continuous cough or a high temperature.
How can I avoid catching and spreading the Corona virus?
- Wash your hands with soap and water often and especially before meals. – do this for at least 20 seconds
- Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
- Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
- Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
- Avoid social activities, such as going to pubs, restaurants, theatres and cinemas
- Avoid events with large groups of people.
- Do not go to your GP or hospital. Use your phone or the Internet to contact 111 for advice.
What if my child has symptoms?
Children should stay at home if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others.
If children become unwell on site with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature they will be sent home.
How long should you stay at home for?
If you have symptoms, stay at home for 7 days
if you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.
Will the school close?
Unless the school has been directly advised to close by the local Public Health England Health Protection Team, the school will remain open. We will announce any school closures on the school website and via ParentMail.
Where can I find more information?
More information can be found at the links below:
The best way to wash your hands:
Government advice for places of Education:
CBBC Newsround Question and Answer session about the Corona virus for Children.