Online Resources

Please find below useful tools to help and educate your children and students during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 

Mental Health

Every Mind Matters– Gives expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

School Telephone Helpline– Advice line to help parents and schools with a student with learning difficulties. 

Online Grooming– Information on everything parents need to know about online grooming.

The British Dyslexia Association Free Courses – A series of free webinars for parents, which may be useful for children. You will need to register before the event.

14 Ways to be Kind – Simple acts of kindness online that can benefit people’s mental health, support their wellbeing and encourage a more positive approach to engaging online.

Schools and Families Advice Line – Service established to provide emotional wellbeing advice and early help to children and young people, families and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Home Learning

Alphabet Game – A game where you must write answers starting with every letter of the alphabet for a specific subject.

Bug Hotel – Instructions on creating a bug hotel and more to inhabit a variety of insects.

Department for Education Link for Home Learning – Online educational resources including English, Maths and Science.

Ice Cream in a Bag – An easy step-by-step tutorial to make homemade ice cream in a bag.

Keeping the Kids Busy – Many different arts and crafts ideas, including creating a bird feeder and making art with kitchen rolls.

Lego 30 Day Challenge – Create a different Lego design every day for 30 days.

Top Tips for Remote Learning – 10 tips to help students focus during remote learning.

Treasure Hunt – Have your children go on a treasure hunt, giving them a list of items to find.

KEEN – Inclusive weekly online projects including movement, baking, crafts, drumming and many more. Everybody is welcome to participate, especially disabled children and adults.

Thinkuknow Home Activities

Activity 1: 8-10s

Activity 4: 8-10s

Activity 5: 8-10s

Activity 1: 11-13s

Activity 4: 11-13s

Activity 5: 11-13s

 

Training and Information for Parents

Mental Health and Wellbeing – Information for parents, carers, and professionals supporting children and young people with a learning disability and / or on the Autism spectrum, helping with their mental health and wellbeing.

Handling Anger in Your Family Course
Handling Anger in Your Family Certificate
Online Zoom Courses to provide proven and practical strategies to reduce anger in your family. This course covers the understanding of the anger dynamics within your family and skills to manage your family’s emotional regulation.

Guide to Parenting Children with SEND Course
Guide to Parenting Children with SEND Certificate
Free course for parents living in Hertfordshire and caring for a primary aged child inclusive of those awaiting diagnosis or with a diagnosis of all Special Education Needs, Autism, ADHD, etc.

 

Links for E-Safety

Below are all helpful websites linking to online safety for your children.

Net-Aware

National Online Safety

CEOP Police

Thinkuknow

Internet Matters

NSPCC