“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” Arthur Ashe
During this time of lockdown and school closures, many articles on websites and on social media have been homing in on the subject of emotional health and wellbeing for staff and children both in and out of school and of their families.
There are a huge number of resources out there to support schools, both staff and children and parents and carers too, and we wanted to share some of them with you. These will also support the delivery of the new relationships and sex education and health education curriculum, which will be statutory from September 2020.
This guidance is part of Remote education practice for schools during coronavirus (COVID-19). The Department for Education has been working with schools to develop this series, based on the current experiences and practices of teachers and school leaders.
The Anna Freud network have some great resources for staff, children and young people and parents to support through the Coronavirus crisis.
The PSHE association have a support hub available for school staff, definitely worth a look.
This organisation produces a calendar for each month which can be shared across the whole school community, with an idea for a small action every day to help make the world a happier place.
Online safety is a huge concern at the moment and Viki Bardon from our Education Technologies Team has some great ideas in her recent newsletter.
One of our most frequently asked questions is for an annual calendar of themed days or weeks, this website has a very comprehensive list which will help with your planning going forward.
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