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Information for Parents - Children's Wellbeing & Mental Health

Detailed below are some links that might help parents with children who are struggling with the many different aspects of COVID-19. All are nationally recognised charities/support agencies with specific guidance for these challenging times.
 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Website: https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

Key stages: Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2.

Description: Wellbeing advice for all those supporting children and young people.

Registration: not required.
 

BPS

Website: https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-blogs

Key stages: Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2.

Description: Advice on dealing with school closures and talking to children about COVID-19.

Registration: not required.
 

Children’s Commissioner

Website: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/

Key stages: Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2.

Description: A downloadable guide for children about coronavirus.

Registration: not required.
 

MindEd

Website: https://www.minded.org.uk/

Key stages: Early Years Foundation Stage to Key Stage 2.

Description: An educational resource for all adults on children and young people’s mental health.

Registration: is required.

 

Coronavirus - A book for Children

The book in the attachment has been recommended by a member of the British Psychological Society.