Whilst the school will be closed to children during the Summer break, we are acutely aware of how difficult the past few months have been (and continue to be) for some of our families. Support is available during the summer holiday through Coventry’s Family Hubs. If you would like someone to talk to or to ask for help or advice the phone line is free to call. For more information please access: www.coventry.gov.uk/familyhubs or www.coventry.gov.uk/applyearlyhelp
With regards to Coronavirus guidance, further support can be sought by visiting : https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Further Resources available for young people, Parents and Carers:
Children’s Social Care – Who to contact if you are concerned about a child or young person?
- If you wish to report a matter to the police, call 101 and state your concerns.
- If you wish to report an emergency matter always dial 999.
- Social worker (out of office hours): 024 7683 2222.
- If there is no immediate danger or you need advice or information, you should call the MultiAgency Safeguarding Hub on 024 7678 8555.
- For non-urgent Safeguard queries, please email school at email@example.com
If you want to discuss your concerns or need advice call one of the following:
Childline on 0800 1111
NSPCC Helpline on 0808 800 5000
Foodbanks – https://coventry.foodbank.org.uk/contact-us/
Young Minds – the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health. https://youngminds.org.uk/
ChatHealth Messaging Service (Text your school nurse or Health Visitor) – During these unsettling times, you may be worried about your child’s health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need. Parent/carers of child(ren) aged 0-19 can send a text to: 07507 329114. We can help with all kinds of things like: Behaviour, Continence, Emotional health, Self-harm, Bullying, Minor illnesses – Chathealth is available 08:30am-5pm.
National Autistic Society – guidance and helpline for parents’, young people and staff: https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus.aspx
Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing: https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-updatesfrom-place2be/
Carers UK – Guidance for carers: https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-yourhealth/coronavirus-covid-19
Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic: https://www.mindheart.co/descargables