Useful links

Useful links


Free books to download to help explain Coronavirus to children:
Coronavirus – A Book For Children – illustrated by Axel Scheffler (of Gruffalo fame)
Hello my name is Coronavirus
My Hero is You
My name is Coronavirus


Advice for parents and carers:
DfE advice re school closures
DfE guidance for parents on supporting children and young people’s mental health
DfE guidance for parents of children with EHCPs
NHS advice for everyone on COVID-19
NSPCC advice and support for parents and carers
Save the Children – How to talk to kids about Coronavirus
Save the Children – Help kids cope with school closures – information and resources on Coronavirus


Scapegoat Hill J & I School


Online payments:


Keeping your children safe online:
The little BIG book of badness – an excellent guidebook for students and parents on how to stay safe on the internet
Parents guide to Instagram – advice from the UK Safer Internet Centre
Video chatting: a guide for parents and carers of primary children
Pokémon Go: A Parent’s Guide – tips and advice from the NSPCC for keeping children safe on Pokémon Go


Mental health/wellbeing – free resources for parents and young people – information about children and young people’s mental health – for support and advice – spotting the signs of mental health issues in children – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people


Kirklees Music School (Musica):


Government/local council: – to find government services and information – Kirklees Council – Ofsted – Parent View


Reduce The Risk Booklet – key information on family and home safety


Health: – NHS information on detecting and treating head lice – “Flu Heroes – Nasal Flu Spray for Kids” NHS video


Support with learning: