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COVID-19 Information

During this difficult time we wanted to reach out to let you know that we’re still here to support your child and your family in whatever way we can.

We have put together some resources to help you support your child. We hope you find this information helpful. Please see documents below.

 

Other support is available to families suffering hardship this winter?  

This time of year can put extra pressure on household budgets, with increased heating bills. As part of the government’s Winter Support Grant, Surrey County Council has made extra funding available to Surrey Crisis Fund. This money is there to act as a winter lifeline for those feeling that there is nowhere to turn when unexpected bills appear or essential household items break down. Families can access  the Surrey Crisis Fund online, or families can ask at their local library or Citizens Advice Bureau.

Use the following link to visit Childline's Calm Zone https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/

Surrey’s ‘Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service’ have created a series of webinar presentations, which can be viewed using the following links:

Webinar Topic Video Link  

What is Anxiety? Learn to recognise and understand the signs, symptoms and triggers of anxiety.

https://youtu.be/k1vCa9IZmcA  
Strategies for Managing Anxiety  Explorer strategies to manage your child's anxiety. https://youtu.be/jQK7l7nokls  
Anxiety in the context of COVID-19  Understand ans support your child with anxieties related to COVID-19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbGjhVy8pfw  
Transitions to a new school  Understand how transitions may be different, and tips on how to prepare and support your child for transitions. https://youtu.be/3PT2tsSO-ZQ  
Returning to school following lockdown and COVID-19  Tips on adapting to the new normal, and how to prepare and support your child returning to school https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4-Z1w2Agok&feature=youtu.be  
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