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'To help young people help themselves'

Key Information

Letter to Parents 11th May 2020

Letter to Parents Crewe Schools 1st May 2020

Letter to Parents 18th March 2020                

A Message from the Head Teacher

Public Health England Corona Virus Advice

Cheshire East Guides:

Virtual School Guide for Cared for Children Early Years and Primary

Virtual School Guide for Parents and Carers

Virtual School Guide for Secondary Post-16

Education guidance for professionals



Anyone in need can use the link to request help or support from a group of volunteers in Cheshire East: Cheshire East-People helping people

We are aware that some of you may now be able to claim for free school meals due to changes in your home circumstances during this time. Please have a look at the guidance if you believe this to be the case: Free school meals

The School Nurse can accessed on Facebook:

Advice from the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health:

COVID 19 advice for parents when your child unwell or injured

COVID-19 resources for parents and carers


The following documents give advice and support on Coronavirus and Bereavement

Coronavirus and Bereavement - Support for Parents and Carers

Coronavirus and Bereavement- Activities Resources and Sources of Support


 Weekly updates from the Skies Team:

 - During the lockdown families are spending much more time together and in these uncertain times emotions can run high and arguments happen more often. Tips for Coping with Family Conflict:

- The Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has collated a valuable online library full of resources which can support professionals, parents, carers and children during the Covid-19 outbreak. Highlights include a family focused COVID-19 Self Care Kit.

- NSPCC Learning also has an extensive library of resources which can help parents, carers and professionals to support children’s mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

- Professionals, parents and young people can be directed to the Young Addaction Pan Cheshire social media pages for daily updates, resources, tips and support

Those currently supporting children and young people to learn from home can access 180 lessons a week for every year group from reception upwards via Oak National Academy. It provides video based learning and resources which may supplement school directed learning:

The Anna Freud Foundation website has a helpful page with information about how to support children during the Covid-19 outbreak. It also includes advice for young people and schools:

The  website has a range of free downloadable educational resources which include topics such as CSE awareness, County Lines, Gangs and Knife Crime. They can be used to support and educate both young people and professionals:



  • CEOP is a well known and valuable child exploitation resource bank. Given current circumstances they are releasing a new activity pack every 2 weeks to support parents to deliver online safety activities with children at a time when they will be spending more time online at home.  


  • At present many parents will be juggling childcare with working from home. Top tips for parents working from home:  


  •  The NSPCC has created an information and advice resource for parents/careers of young people with anxiety about Coronavirus.  


  • Professionals, parents and young people can be directed to the Young Addaction Pan Cheshire social media pages for daily updates, resources, tips and support  


Kind regards,


The SCiES Team