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.
Audience: Educational providers
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.
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.
Webpage containing links to the online form(s) educational settings should use to submit their record of attendance to Department for Education, and supporting spreadsheet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.