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Coronavirus Advice and Wellbeing

During this difficult time we wanted to reach out to let you know that we’re still here to support your child and your family in whatever way we can.

We have put together some resources to help you support your child. We hope you find this information helpful.

Please see documents below.

What other support is available to families suffering hardship this winter?  This time of year can put extra pressure on household budgets, with increased heating bills and the pressure of Christmas looming large. As part of the government’s Winter Support Grant, Surrey County Council has made extra funding available to Surrey Crisis Fund. This money is there to act as a winter lifeline for those feeling that there is nowhere to turn when unexpected bills appear or essential household items break down. Families can access  the Surrey Crisis Fund online, or families can ask at their local library or Citizens Advice Bureau.

Use the following link to visit Childline's Calm Zone

The following link will take you to  Home Grown Skills, a completely free resource bank for parents and teachers to support young people's wellbeing and personal development during this period

Surrey’s ‘Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service’ have created a series of webinar presentations, which can be viewed using the following links:

Webinar Topic Video Link Evaluation

What is Anxiety? Learn to recognise and understand the signs, symptoms and triggers of anxiety.

Course Evaluation Link

Strategies for Managing Anxiety  Explorer strategies to manage your child's anxiety. Course Evaluation Link
Anxiety in the context of COVID-19  Understand ans support your child with anxieties related to COVID-19 Course Evaluation Link
Transitions to a new school  Understand how transitions may be different, and tips on how to prepare and support your child for transitions. Course Evaluation Link
Returning to school following lockdown and COVID-19  Tips on adapting to the new normal, and how to prepare and support your child returning to school Course Evaluation Link