Support for children - Coronavirus

Please find below support for children:

Returning to school support 

Source: Nip in the Bud

Date: 18 June 2020

Nip in the Bud has produced a short video and a fact sheet to help parents deal with any potential feelings of apprehension and anxiety that children may experience on returning to school.


Fact sheet:  


Coronavirus: children's concerns

Source: Childline
Date: 12 March 2020

Childline has updated its website to include information to support children and young people concerned about coronavirus, The Independent has also published an article on advice from experts about how parents can respond to their children’s concerns about coronavirus, and includes a comment from the NSPCC.

Visit Childline: Worries about the world: coronavirus 
Read the news article: ‘I went through my 10-year-old’s search history and there was coronavirus’: what should parents do about virus fear?

This is a Dotty the dog story that would be great to share with your children to help them to understand what is happening at the moment.

The documents below have been produced to explain what Coronavirus is to children. 

Pearson have also released a beginners guide to mindfulness.