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COVID-19 Information and Homeschool advice/ideas

You can find the official list of KEYWORKERS here.

Please view Coronavirus advice below.

 

If you need educational resources, please see further down this page for an array of links and useful ideas, however please be aware that for children of Dovecotes, class work will be allocated and updated by their class teachers for the time being.

 

This can be found here (Children - classwork handouts).

Government guidance for educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

City of Wolverhampton Council advice and information:

https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/coronavirus-advice-and-information

 

Social stories/ stories on coronavirus that can be personalised for individual children and adapted to reflect any possible changes and updates that we receive as we learn more about the virus:

https://twitter.com/TripleAAlliance/status/1234071779322277889?s=09

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children/

http://www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk/Pages/Download/b1d9263c-3c36-40c5-9fe3-b7bd7dae422a

 

How to talk to children about the coronavirus:

https://www.tes.com/news/coronavirus-how-talk-about-it-children

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

Coronavirus workbook for children:

http://www.supportservicesforeducation.co.uk/Pages/Download/208158c7-faa0-4635-b15d-851790eabca7


Advice for young people who may be worried about coronavirus:

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/

This website is helpful for positive mental health resources:

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Read Write Inc. Lessons:

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ?fbclid=IwAR0DwGAMRNNKhf2mOA5_uGsysQM-2qN0Qxr5R1Gmj2SaLQLT2pksHPzIDS8

For daily fitness/PE sessions:

https://m.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

http://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

Steve Backshall's daily home schooling sessions:

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCm-URP49TgSgyIU1rgh2m7A/

Our staff have also recorded stories for you which you can find here (Children - useful links/Bedtime stories).

 

For SEND support, please see ideas below as well as our SEND classwork handouts page.

SEND snapshot from Specialist Learning Support

Life Skills Bingo

Rainbow Reward Chart

Helping Children cope with stress

Free Online Learning Resources

Dealing with Anxiety

Useful Documents