Church of England Diocese of Canterbury Sittingbourne Saint Mary and Saint Michael

Important Information and Resources for Parents from the NHS

10 Apr 2020, 1 p.m.
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Our friends at the NHS have asked us to share this important information:

"This bulletin contains a list of resources to support parents, carers, schools, colleges and children and young people during this Covid19 pandemic. It’s important to look after our mental health during this time especially as the measures in place to keep us safe may limit our usual actions to respond to stress. Fear for our loved ones, social distancing and self-isolation bring unprecedented challenges to our wellbeing, and our children and young people will be feeling this too as they learn to adapt to the new measures in place.

We hope that some of the resources below will be useful in conversations about COVID19 and the measures in place, as well as in supporting children and young people understand their emotions during this time.

There are also resources to support learning at home as well as to help parents and carers will likely be overwhelming – many are trying to continue working from home while looking after young children as well as encouraging them to ensure their school work is completed. These are extraordinary demands and it would be unreasonable to assume that they are manageable. We hope the below resources will be of some help."