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Supporting the Emotional Well-Being of Staff, Parents/Carer’s and Young People

Please see below some helpful resources relating to maintaining social and emotional well-being in the current climate/circumstances: 

The British Psychological Society.

  • The British Psychological Service have published many articles and blogs to help schools and children especially in connection to the Coronavirus and the world.

Mencap (Association for those with a learning disability).

COVID book:

  • This is an interactive, visual resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under. It has been designed to support and help children speak and draw their emotions and perceived worries. 

Mindheart - Document not yet available

Action for Happiness website:

A registered charity that seeks to promote a happiness and compassion in a caring community

Action for Happiness calendar September 21

Previous monthly calendars can be viewed on their website -   

Kids Corner

Parents/Carers' Corner

Staff Corner


  • InnerDrive have developed resources for teachers, children and young people, parents/carers.  You can find these on the InnerDrive Website.

Evidence Based Survey

Pupil views on their education in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
This is a joint report by Southend and Nottingham City Educational Psychology Services. Five key themes were presented such as: Basic Needs; Preparedness; Relationships and Connections; Learning and Expectations; Opportunities. The themes were explored using three key psychological frameworks: Hierarchy of Needs (Maslow 1954; 1987); Eco-Systemic Model of Development (Bronfenbrenner, 1979); Power Threat Meaning Framework (Johnstone & Boyle, 2018).  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance and Support 

This guidance can be found on the website