There has been concern about children using the “Houseparty” App whilst they are at home during this difficult time. The 2 Johns who most of you would know from our parent workshops have advice on this and other e-safety issues on: https://www.esafetytraining.org/
Online safety resources for professionals, parents/carers and young people
Advice and guidance on how to cope during the Covid-19 Lockdown
Government information & support:
Useful links, support and information regarding COVID-19:
Families can ring our School Nurse on (07970341244) for advice on child health and foodbank vouchers.
We would like to make you aware that the CHAT Healthschool nurse text messaging service, run by the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service, is available for all families across Mid Essex to use.
Parents/ carers of children/young people aged 5-19 can call us on 0300 247 0014 (Or text us if unable to call on 07520 615731)
Lines will be manned 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.
Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service
School age provision in response to Covid-19
24th March 2020
Useful links, support and information for parents/carers of SEND children
SEND Operations Team Information
Contact the Mid Essex Team on:
0333 013 9949
Emotional health and talking to children about Coronavirus and self-isolation
Given that BCCS can’t be a physical presence in schools at the moment, please be assured that they are actively supporting schools and families from afar.
The senior leaders at bccs are available to school staff and other parents for support and consultation around your child’s anxiety/worries/presentation. Please feel to contact Catherine Munns (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Louise Picton (email@example.com) with any concerns or queries you may have. They’ll be happy to offer support and guidance to you around your child’s emotional wellbeing.
Helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak
- Cosmic kids yoga and mindfulness YouTube - good videos that children can complete
Books to share with your children
Changes – Anthony Browne
The Huge bag of worries – Virginia Ironside
Ruby’s Worry – Tom Percival
What to do when you worry too much – Dawn Huebner