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Smallwood Primary School and Language Unit

Support for Families

We know that the current coronavirus pandemic may pose a challenging time for some families.  

Here are some links that may help:

Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer questions from children

Home-Schooling during lockdown.  Advice and tips for parents

Talking to your child about coronavirus


How to emotionally prepare for coronavirus quarantine
Talking to Your Child about Coronavirus
Talking to kids about Coronavirus
You can contact Childline about anything
A 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks for anyone in crisis.  It is a place to go if you are struggling and need immediate help - Text: 85258
Looking after each other and ourselves
Guidance on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing
How to look after yourself during the coronavirus outbreak

 Information From The School Nursing Service

As the School Nursing Service cannot at present provide the usual health promotion sessions in schools, they have developed a pack to support parents and young people.

This includes information on:

  • Hand Washing
  • Healthy Eating
  • Exercise
  • Maintaining A Routine
  • Mental Wellbeing

Links to these documents can be found below:

Advice for parents during Coronavirus

Routines and wellbeing

What is the Coronavirus?