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Safeguarding, Wellbeing and Mental Health Support and Guidance for Parents / Carers


Advise for supporting your child regarding the current situation in Ukraine

As you will be aware, there is widespread concern regarding the current situation in Ukraine. There are a number of useful resources we would like to share with you to help you support your child should they have questions and concerns about the situation and to help reassure them. Please see below:


Supporting your child if they see upsetting content online about what is happening in Ukraine (Childnet)

We should not hide from children what is happening in Ukraine (Schools Week/Children's Commissioner)

How to talk to children about what’s happening in Ukraine and World War Three anxiety (Metro)

Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation (Department for Education)

As well as the above, please do not hesitate to contact your child's pastoral team if you would like any further support, advice or guidance, particularly if your child has been affected by current events.

Links to useful sites for advice and support 

Baby parenting tips: How to cope with tantrums:

Working from home:

Coronavirus advice and support:

Talking to children about racism:

Separation and divorce:

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Keeping children safe online:

Alcohol, drugs and parenting:

Talking about difficult topics:

Depression, anxiety and mental health:


Bullying and cyberbullying:

Sex and relationships:

Types of child abuse:

Spotting the signs of child abuse:

Effects of child abuse:

Positive parent guide: