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Coronavirus Advice and Useful links

Below are some links to areas which may be useful to you or your child.


Talking to Children About Coronavirus

How to cope if you’re feeling anxious about the outbreak

Anna Freud: Video for parents

Anna Freud: Video for children & young people

Supporting Children during social distancing

National Autistic Society – Covid-19 guidance and helpline for parents, young people and staff

Mencap - Easy Read guide to Coronavirus

Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing

Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing

Bereavement Links below:-

St Joseph’s Hospice supports people affected by a death

The Loss Foundation offers group support and guidance for adults experiencing bereavement by cancer, but will be extending their service in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

Cruse Bereavement Care provides support including telephone contact and group support. Visit  Hopeagain is the Cruse service for young people.  Visit

Child Bereavement UK supports families and children going through a bereavement. Visit


The Compassionate Friends (TCF) provides support, understanding and comfort to bereaved siblings and parents coping with a death. Visit

Winston's Wish provides services to bereaved children, young people and their families +  offers practical support and guidance. Visit

Childline offers support via telephone counselling and through providing information and advice to children + young people. Visit



Advice and Guidelines from the Department of Education & Hackney Learning Trus 


Preparing for the wider opening of schools from 1 June

‘Guidance for secondary school provision from 15 June 2020’ about how secondary schools can now welcome year 10 and year 12 pupils in for some face-to-face support and where possible, invite pupils in other year groups in for a meeting this term.

Updated Government guidance on remote education and teaching

A series of case studies has been published which outline different school approaches to remote teaching and learning and pastoral care.


All Government guidance

We are aware that there has been a significant amount of Government guidance recently. A summary of this has been created for your reference and we will continue to use this update bulletin to share news with you.