Parents and community

Welcome to the parents and community page! COVID-19 In these pages you will find information, useful contacts and links for healthy eating, physical activity and keeping happy, safe and well. You can use these pages to discover how you can make small changes to your lifestyle to create a big impact to the health and wellbeing of your whole family!

 

Connect with your feelings and emotions, with others and the world. Make the most of online opportunities during this time when we have to distance ourselves from others 

Online Safety film and activities  

https://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew 

BBC Bitesize Fact or Fake. 

A set of resources to help question how reliable information shared online is. Includes mythbusting about Coronavirus. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zr2yscw/fact-or-fake/1 

Meetwo App 

A safe and secure forum for teenagers to get advice from experts and peers.   

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/meetwo/ 

Reporting harmful online content as a young person  

https://reportharmfulcontent.com/child/ 

A wide range of resources and ideas to safely use the internet for learning, fun and communication by the whole family.  

https://www.internetmatters.org/resources/staysafestayhome-tech-advice-and-resources-to-support-families-at-home/ 

Cove App 

Create music to capture your mood and express how you feel. Instead of words, create music to reflect emotions like joy, sadness, calm and anger. You can store your music in a personal journal, or send them to someone and let the music do the talking. 

Details in the NHS App Library;  

https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/  

Explore a museum from home 

https://www.sciencemuseumgroup.org.uk/explore-our-museums-at-home/?fbclid=IwAR0cTCi9v4Ar2uhgm1994LK2369O0rQqt_VjRvlCVUFjkspS4NY80AbMsHY 

 

Be Active - Children and young people aged 5 to 18 should aim for at least 60 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity every day. This is activity that makes you breathe faster and feel warmer. You can spread the activities throughout the day to do different things. 

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Keep Learning - Changes to your school routine can make learning different, but there lots of fun ways to keep learning, and you can also try a new hobby or learn about something just because it interests you. 

STEM Learning: activities to do at home 

A range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home. Suitable for ages 4 – 16years.  

www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/family-activities 

Audible Stories 

For as long as schools are closed, Audible are making many stories free to listen to. They include children’s books and literary classics. 
Free to stream on desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.  

https://stories.audible.com/ 

South Yorkshire Safer Roads 

Downloadable colouring sheets to help learn about the Green Cross Code: 

https://sysrp.co.uk/parents/teaching_children_road_safety/ 

Histrionics 

Free history videos for home learning, schools, families and history fans. Available on YouTube and Facebook. 

www.allthehistory.com/ 

YouTube Channel: Histrionics Entertainment 

Facebook: @allthehistory 

Hit the Button  

Online maths learning games for 6-11 year olds 

www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 



Take Notice

Coronavirus COVID-19 

Information about the COVID-19 outbreak, learn about misinformation and focus on building resilience and staying positive.

E-Bug   

E-Bug is a free educational resource for classroom and home use and makes learning about micro-organisms, the spread, prevention and treatment of infection fun and accessible. The site includes Key Stage 1 & 2 resources including lesson plans, worksheets and presentations. 

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Information for families

The Local Offer

The Local Offer provides information for children and young people with special educational needs (SEND) and their parents or carers in a single place.
It shows families what they can expect from a range of local agencies including education, health and social care. Knowing what is out there gives families more choice and therefore more control over what support is right for their children. For more information, visit the website

Parenting Programmes

A range of parenting courses are available, including online courses.

Family Lives

Offer support and advice on a range of issues relating to parenting and families on the website and have a confidential helpline: 0808 800 2222.

With ME in Mind

Mental Health Support Workers for schools and colleges, helping children and young people with their mental health.

NHS Sleep Guidance

NHS England have compiled a list giving the approximate hours of sleep needed by children of different ages, as recommended by the Millpond Children's Sleep Clinic. Together with advice about sleep and no sleep



 

 

A this time we are having to do things differently, but it is just as important to look after ourselves, the content above has been put together to help families and children through this difficult time.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 31 March 2020 14:06:51