St Lewis' Catholic

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St Lewis' Catholic Primary School Risk Assessment May 2020

REDUCING RISK AT ST LEWIS' CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

The following information has been circulated by Warrington Borough Council and is a list of resources to share with children about Coronavirus. 

Resources for talking to children about Coronavirus

https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/talking-children-about-coronavirus British Psychological Society tips for talking to young people

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51861089 Newsround video clip for children

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus Tips for families

https://www.thedadsnet.com/this-free-book-is-great-for-explaining-covid-19-coronavirus-to-your-children Conic book style story about coronavirus

https://carolgraysocialstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf?fbclid=IwAR23zxNlbEumpw4oKlM7Xy3VlKnA25b8Gi53N6YiFIeKB9Vx0LQypSPYzzg Social story

https://krisepsykologi.no/what-can-we-say-to-children-about-coronavirus/ Guide for parents and professionals

https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/ Animation for older children

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus?t=1584464333506  A comic exploring coronavirus for young people

https://www.adamspsychologyservices.co.uk/coronavirus.html Comprehensive guide for adults to manage a range of situations related to coronavirus

https://www.specialneedsjungle.com/calming-coronavirus-anxiety-children-everyone-else/#Update Advice for parents of children with SEN

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/  Advice from The Child Mind Institute

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children/   ELSA coronavirus story for children
 
https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource  Parent resources from National Association of School Psychologists

https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Information%20about%20Coronavirus%20ER%20UPDATED%20130320%20SD%20editsAH.pdf Easy read information page about coronavirus

 

Anxiety Resources (generic and targeted)

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf?sfvrsn=6d3578af_2 World Health Organisation advice for maintaining good mental health at this time

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/  To support young people in managing virus related anxiety

 

https://www.apa.org/news/apa/2020/03/covid-19-research-findings  Advice for managing the volume of anxiety inducing news

 

https://www.apa.org/practice/programs/dmhi/research-information/pandemics?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=apa-pandemics&utm_content=pandemics-resources  

Range of resources from American Psychiatric Association

https://www.annafreud.org/selfcare/ Generic tips from Anna Freud Centre


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799  Generic tips to support good mental health

 

https://www.gozen.com website with activities to support children experiencing anxiety. Their YouTube channel has guided videos with relaxation, deep breathing and meditations

 

https://copingskillsforkids.com/deep-breathing-exercises-for-kids List of creative ways to practice deep breathing

 

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