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Educating your child at home

See a list of resources to help you while educating your child at home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

 All schools have provided their pupils with work to do, either by email or on their website.

Getting specific help with home learning

If you need specific help with home learning you should contact your child's school directly.

The Outreach Inclusion Service can also offer support to children who are more vulnerable (e.g. those with challenging behaviour and/or a poor attendance record), but who do not have a social worker or an education, health and care plan.

This service has counsellors and therapists who can offer sessions with children or parents and carers to help them cope better while at home.

Online resources to help with home learning

There are lots of online resources available to keep your child busy and learning during this time.  Here are some ideas:

The Stephen Lawrence Trust has put together a range of home activities to help keep young people engaged and connected with their community.

Visit the BBC Bitesize website for daily lessons, videos and activities.

Visit the ClickView website for free online learning resources.

The Department for Education has brought together a list of free online educational resources to help children of all ages learn at home as well as specific resources for adults looking after primary school children and secondary school children during Covid-19.

Families under Pressure

The Maudsley trust has shared some simple tips and tricks to help deal with negative emotions and behaviour during this stressful time. These tools have been formulated by researchers and NHS mental health experts, are backed by science and are proven to work with families.

  • Help with difficult behaviour (Tips 1-8)
  • Help with negative emotions (Tips 9-12)