If you are asked to self-isolate or the school is closed to certain year groups work will be set on Edmodo or Padlet. This maybe supplemented by ‘live’ sessions on Zoom or Microsoft teams. Please see link below for some guidance on using this form of media and the Acceptable use Policy. For Edmodo codes please see Online learning link.
The Prospects Careers Advisor, Melrose Gray is available on 07584 114 642 if you require advice with choosing your Options (Yr 9), next steps after GCSE (Yr 11) or to discuss Apprenticeships or UCAS or alternatives post A Levels (Sixth Formers).
If you’re feeling anxious, concerned or unsafe and want to talk to an adult about how you’re feeling, please have a look at these useful links to websites and resources and then contact us.
Kooth is a free, safe counselling and emotional wellbeing online support service for young people. It can be accessed through your mobile phone, tablet and desktop.
How to sign up to Kooth
Call 0800 1111
You can contact Childline about anything, whatever your worry. There are lots of different ways to speak to a Childline counsellor or get support from other young people. You can find out more about the services and resources available by visiting their website.
You can call the samaritans free on 116 123
Below are some links to BBC Newsround articles and advice:
How to cope when you can’t go to school because of coronavirus
Advice if you’re worried about the coronavirus
Self-care is about the things we can do to look after our own mental health.
In this online article the Anna Freud Centre share some practical tips:
NHS Mental Health Apps
A range of free apps available from the NHS
Video Tutorial on taking the COVID-19 test