Support for Families

COVID-19 is an extremely challenging time for everyone. During this time, we need to ensure that we continue to work together to support our pupils and families. The links below contain some useful information to help raise awareness of preventative measures, support networks and resources. We want you to look after yourself during this difficult time.


Every Mind Matters

Are you looking after your mental health? Get practical tips and expert advice from Every Mind Matters.



The NSPCC is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover.



Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people.


OAK National Academy

Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources.

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Walsall Safeguarding

Walsall Safeguarding Partnership have produced resources for you to help during these times.


BBC Bitesize

Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.


School Nursing Service

Want advice about a health issue but feel too embarrassed to ask face to face? Why not send a text?


Anna Freud - Mental Health

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is a children’s mental health charity with over 60 years’ experience of caring for young people and their families.



StarLine is a national home learning helpline offering expert information and advice to parents and carers.



See Hear Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and a group of national and local community-based organisations in response to Covid-19.


NHS test and trace

Anyone who has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) can get a free test to check if they have the virus. Some people without symptoms can have the test too. There is another test (antibody test) that checks if you've already had the virus. This test is not widely available yet. You can find out about antibody testing on GOV.UK

Bereavement, Grief & Mourning Support

During the global coronavirus pandemic we are facing a tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances. We have put together some support networks and resources.