Moorlands Primary School

COVID-19 Support and Info

Updated 2.4.20

During this time people may be feeling many different emotions. Here is some information to support both adults and young people. Please remember, self care is not selfish.

Small Paul-a story of bravery, resilience and knowing things will eventually return to normal

An animation and story book for children to explain Coronavirus with downloadable resources 

Another simple story from Mind Heart. Great for younger children.

A more factual style 'Superhero story' from Elsa (Supporting Social and Emotional Learning)

Click below for Dave the Dog. A story to support children's understanding of Coronavirus. 

A good resource to for Key Stage 2 children to understand the virus

For all the family scroll down for a wonderful 'Care Kit' including calm down cards, character strengths and some lovely positive posters. 

For adults:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Click below for a 'Crisis Kit' including information and support on dealing with uncontrollable circumstances, resilience and much more. 

Click on our Apps page for further resources. 

Parents/carers advice 

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

Teaching children to understand Coronvirus without fear. Click here.

Answering questions children might have about Coronavirus.  Click here.

Young persons advice

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

information and support for all the family, including Toddlers and Babies

https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus/

Worries about the world for children from Childline

Calm Zone toolbox/ from Childline