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COVID-19 Useful Resources

Here are some booklets or links you may find useful to share with your children to explain the current situation and support their well-being.

Wellbeing Support for Children:

The following online support services, provided by the CCG and approved by the NHS, are available for children and parents:

Kooth: This is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for children and young people in Derby and Derbyshire that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website.  Available 365 days of the year via mobile, tablet and desktop devices from 12 noon to 10pm Monday - Friday and 6pm -10pm at weekends, the service provides access to accredited counselling support, peer support via online forums and relevant articles detailing a variety of topics.  To sign up, please visit www.kooth.com/

Qwell: This is a free online Mental Health and Wellbeing resource for parents and carers of young people under the age of 18 that requires no formal referral, instead only requiring the user to set up an account on the website.  Available 365 days of the year via mobile, tablet and desktop devices from 12 noon to 10pm Monday - Friday and 6pm - 10pm at weekends, the service provides access to accredited counselling support, peer support via online forums and relevant articles detailing a variety of topics.   To sign up, please visit www.qwell.io/ 

There is a link below to 'Wellbeing Videos' created by Tamba Roy. Tamba, a former headteacher, is an author and an education consultant who has led training for our group of schools. He specialises in sharing tools to support emotional wellbeing. Tamba has recently created these short videos to provide children with additional wellbeing strategies at this time of uncertainty. If you would like to share these tools with your child, simply click on the link below:

www.tambawellbeingvideos.com

Please remember we are here to support and listen to you, offering advice where we can. Email us your concerns or fears or even some good news stories at:

keepcalm@stedwardscatholicacademy.co.uk