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Coronavirus / Covid-19

Welcome to our COVID-19 information page. Here you will find up to date information that the school is receiving and publishing.

 

To ensure the safety of our children and staff we follow the government Coronavirus (Covid-19):guidance for educational settings. Please follow the link below for further information: 

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/education-and-childcare

 

Department for Education (DfE) website

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education

Mental Wellbeing and Covid-19 recovery

 

As a school we have seen an increase in the way Covid-19 can challenge people’s mental health, ranging from mild anxiety to post traumatic stress disorder. The British Psychological Society established a Covid-19 Coordinating Group with resources and advice for the general public. In addition the Covid Trauma Response Working Group have provided guidance for people recovering from severe Covid-19 illness.

 

Feeling worried and anxious are normal reactions, and particularly so if you or a family member were effected by Covid-19.  There is a lot of support and resources to help people with mental health issues. At Harris we can provide students with counselling opportunities or mentoring. We also have a Chaplain to support students and staff. Take a look at our Wellbeing ages for support groups that may help with Mental Health.

 

There is an online support group to support people suffering with long Covid, which is https://www.longcovid.org/

Government Updates

For all publications from the government, visit this webpage: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

Food Vouchers

We also recognise that circumstances may change for many of our families at this time.  If you feel that you have become eligible for free school meals, please follow the link below to apply:

https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/education-learning/apply-free-school-meals

 

Warwickshire Welfare Scheme

The Warwickshire local welfare scheme helps our most vulnerable residents at times of unavoidable crisis when they have no other means of help. The scheme provides basic and essential help for food and energy. This is given either in emergency food parcels or with credit for energy. For more information please follow the link below:

https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/localwelfarescheme

 

Warwickshire Family Information Service Newsletters

Warwickshire's Family Information Service are here to help families, parents, carers and professionals with advice and one-to-one support on issues including family relationships, housing, parenting support, health and wellbeing and much more.

Read the latest FIS Newsletters here.

 

Families Under Pressure

During this stressful and cooped-up time, don’t let the pressure of parenting get you down. Try these simple tips and tricks, formulated by researchers and NHS mental health experts, which are backed by science and proven to work with families.

Families Under Pressure

 

Home Learning Online Safety

 

Think U Know online safety home learning packs

 

 

Wellbeing

Download the Red Cross Kindness resource pack

 

Resources to support mental health and wellbeing

With disruption in everyone’s lives due to coronavirus (COVID-19) it’s important that we all pay attention to our mental health and wellbeing and the mental health of children and young people.

Resources for parents and carers from the NSPCC

Resources for children and young people from Childline

 

Warwickshire Compass School Health and Wellbeing Service

Compass Website

A school nursing service for the delivery of the Healthy Child Programme 5-19, led by school nurses for the promotion, prevention and protection of children and young people’s health and wellbeing. Our service is available to all Warwickshire school aged children and young people from 5-19 years old (up to 25 years old for people with special educational needs).

Compass Weekly Newsletters

 

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