Audience: Educational providers

Guidance for school staff to support parental anxiety

Resource description: A short guide produced by Camden Learning, with the aim to support any staff who might have to have conversations with parents who are feeling anxious and distressed. This contains tips and prompts to help manage these conversations, as well as methods on challenging unhelpful thoughts and additional resources. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Supporting parents/carers Audience: Educational providers and Senior Leadership

COVID-related critical incident support in schools

Resource description: Information about how schools can manage their critical incident (bereavement) response in relation to COVID-19. Information includes initial school response, how to support a bereaved child or young person, children’s concepts of death by age, how to react and speak to a bereaved child and supporting a bereaved child in the classroom. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Bereavement and Crisis management Audience: Educational providers and Senior Leadership

Looking after ourselves: for staff in schools

Resource description: A document produced by Camden Learning, based on the NHS ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’, offering guidance to all staff working in schools. The short guide provides tips, practical suggestions and additional contacts to help keep staff and their families mentally healthy during this time. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Mental wellbeing Audience: Educational providers and Everyone

Safeguarding and remote education during coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resource description: Official interim safeguarding guidance from the Department for Education about how to follow safeguarding procedures when planning remote education strategies and teaching remotely during COVID-19. Link to resource: Visit the website Resource format: Webpage Topic: Practical Guidance and Safeguarding Audience: Educational providers and Senior Leadership

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers

Resource description: Official interim safeguarding guidance from the Department for Education on keeping children safe in education settings; including the role of the local authority in aiding with this phased return. Link to resource: Visit the website Resource format: Webpage Topic: Practical Guidance and Safeguarding Audience: Educational providers and Senior Leadership

Transitions for children with SEND in the Early Years

Resource description: Guidance from the Inclusive Interventions Team on thinking about the psychological aspects of transitions for students from Camden Schools; thinking about how to welcome children back into settings after a long period of absence, and also plan for the next steps in their educational journey; focusing on the transition from nursery to school. This includes activities, details on meetings and support plans, and useful contacts. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Transition […]

Camden Learning Transition 2020-21

Resource description: A planning statement from Camden Learning about how best to support the cohort of students transitioning from Primary to Secondary school, and their unique difficulties due to having to do so within the COVID time frame. This contains advice on what this specifically means for Camden, how Primary schools can provide support, and the resources, ideas, and training that the Health and Wellbeing Teams may be able to provide. Link to resource: Read of download the PDF Resource […]

Transition, recovery and learning in the aftermath of a pandemic

Resource description: A resource directed at educational staff within nursery and primary schools, containing advice and activity ideas on what teachers can do to help themselves and their students during this transition period. Link to resource: Read of download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Practical Guidance Audience: Educational providers, Nursery, and Primary School

Supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus outbreak

Resource description: Governmental Coronavirus-related guidance for supporting vulnerable children who have a social worker, and children and young people up to the age of 25 with education, health and care (EHC) plans. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Resource format: Webpage Topic: Advice: Children and Young People Audience: Educational providers