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POST COVID-19 Resources

Below is a listing of various organisations that can provide services relating to POST COVID-19.

If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know

Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs. 

County Return

to School Project

 

The County Return to School Project between Kent Educational Psychology team and STLS has now been completed and is a wonderful resource packed with information, signposting and resources.

Latest News on the County Project...

Kelsi

Resources supporting Emotional Wellbeing for Highly Anxious Pupils.

Highly anxious pupils

Resources supporting Emotional Wellbeing including universal and transition support

Universal and transition support

Practical Resources supporting Emotional Wellbeing and SEND. 

SEND

Resources to support schools in supporting the emotional wellbeing of parents and carers.

Parents and carers

Resources to support the Emotional Wellbeing of Young People 

Young people

Resources to support the Emotional Wellbeing for Primary School-Aged Children 

Primary and school aged children

Resources to assist in the successful reintegration of Vulnerable Pupils 

Vulnerable pupiuls

Practical and emotional wellbeing support following bereavement following the death of a child.

Following bereavement

Resources to support the wellbeing of School Staff and that of School Families 

Staff wellbeing

Free Downloadable Resources

 

Anna freud transition back to school

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has put together a ‘Managing the transition’ booklet as a guide for schools & colleges for reopening.  

Anna freud 6th corona virus pack

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families’ have put together their 6th sixth coronavirus toolkit in the series and it is full of resilience-building resources for children, school staff and parents and carers.

Anna freud unexpected transitions

'Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families’

Managing unexpected endings & transitions' booklet that is a practical guide for school staff to support pupils to manage change during periods of disruption, such as change & disruption caused by #coronavirus.

Anna freud eyfs

'Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families’The Anna Freud Centre have created a free booklet to support early years workers to help children manage the transition back to the nursery.

Anna freud worried

'Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families’Clinicians at the Anna Freud Centre have developed 7 ways to support children & worried young people.

Seasame street

Building resilience - Sesame Street. This digital resource from US children's TV show Sesame Street is full of great videos, printable activities and useful tips for schools, parents and carers.

Coram

Coram Life Education has launched a free teaching toolkit to support children’s health and wellbeing when they return to school. 

EYFS Unique

A wonderful, empathetic, child-centred guidance document exploring the return to school by EYFS. 

SWGFl

SWGfL has drawn together a list of things to think about in safeguarding as schools welcome all children back from Lockdown. Download here.

Place 2be post covid

Place2Be has put together a series of resources focused on community recovery. Drawing on themes including hope, gratitude and connectedness, these assembly and class activity ideas are intended as a resource for all children.

Reachout

Reachout ASC have been busy creating resources and advice through the lockdown and here is a collection of free resources you can download.

Returning to school

Returning to School Activity Book

Back to School

Returning to School Social Story (2 metre Version)

Returning to School Social Story (6 ft Version)

Miss friends and family

A social story supporting children with social distancing.

Keps back to school

Kent Educational Psychology Service have put together a PowerPoint offering guidance and support on the reintegration of EYs and KS1. 

Exceptioncard

Face Covering Exemption Card PDF


 

Bubble

My Back to School Bubble

A beautifully Illustrated Social Story exploring protective bubbles in school and keeping safe.

Sen source resource

SEN Resource Source offers a wide variety of downloadable SEN resources, some free, some available for a small fee.

Childrens society

The Children's Society has a range of support materials for young people, parents and schools in their mental and emotional health resource 'vault' including

Self testing info

Visual Aid to Self-Testing Lateral Flow Tests

Signposting

 

Big White Wall (BWW) offers safe, anonymous online support available 24/7.

It offers a range of therapeutic pathways, online courses, on topics including managing anxiety, positive thinking, smoking cessation, and weight management. Counsellors are always online to moderate the service and provide further support.

Big white wall

An online wellbeing hub at www.kent.gov.uk/wellbeing which provides self-help advice and links to local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing during  (Covid-19) 

Every mind

A text service for children, young people and adults needing immediate mental health support. This service can be accessed by texting the word “Kent” to 85258.  This is a 24/7 text service. 

Text service

This Social Story is useful for helping SEN children adjust to returning to school, especially as schools will look very different for a while.

Twinkl

Twinkl have put together several useful materials to help EYFS, year 1 and year 6 children to get ready for going back to the classroom following the recent lockdown due to COVID-19. 

Twinkl 1

Media Links

 

ACAMH

Coronavirus, and helping children with autism – Episode 4 podcast

Going back to school

Going Back to School This animation outlines the changes children can expect and the emotions for everyone linked to their return to school.

Recovery curriculum

All ten episodes of the Recovery Curriculum are now available. There is also an additional podcast for mental health awareness week on the mental health of children and having conversations about mental health. 

Recommended

Resources

 

Small Steps is a support guide for pre-school settings to help a child with their first steps in their grieving journey. This document is available either online or via hard copy. This is currently available as a free download if you are a member of Threads of Success.

Small Steps

Early Years Small Steps

Small steps eyfs

WIDGIT have put together a back to school collection of tools and ready-made materials to help parents, teachers and carers who use symbols to support their children and young people.

Widgit

 

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