Please access class home learning timetables through these tabs on our home learning page.
The Waterton Academy Trust website is updated regularly with further information for parents and carers.
We would ask wherever possible, pupils are encouraged to read every day and listen to lots of stories! There is a section dedicated to Reading on our General Resourcestab – why not take a look ?
We appreciate that for some pupils the adaptation to learning at home may be tricky; we would ask that you remain patient and try not to place additional stress on either yourself or your child(ren). Little and often is best!
In line with our esafety policy and guidance, we would always advise parental / carer support and supervision when accessing the internet.
Should you need to contact school, please use one of the following methods:
- Telephone – 01924 893829 (school hours only)
- Mobile Telephone – 07415 069904 (school hours only during enforced school closure periods)
- E-mail – email@example.com
- Twitter – @Lee_Brigg
Mental Health and Well-Being
Some children and young people may be experiencing feelings of anxiety, stress or low mood as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Support for children and parents
Encourage your child to talk to you or their teacher if they are feeling anxious or stressed.
Online resources to help you support your child with mental health and wellbeing, include:
- MindEd– a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health
- Every Mind Matters– an online tool and email journey to support everyone in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing
- Bereavement UKand the Childhood Bereavement Network – information and resources to support bereaved pupils, schools and staff
- the DfE blog– includes mental health resources for children, parents, carers and school staff
Public Health England’s (PHE) advice and guidance for parents and professionals on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing includes actions you can take to support your child and emphasises the importance of taking 60 minutes of daily physical activity. Youth Sport Trust and Sport England have advice and support on helping children and young people stay physically active.
NHS mental health services remain open and have digital tools to connect with people and provide ongoing support. Please use your local children and young people’s mental health service when needed.
Support for children and young people
Get free, confidential support at any time by:
- texting SHOUT to 85258
- calling Childline on 0800 1111
- calling the Mix on 0808 808 4994
Find help online through:
- Young Minds– information on coronavirus (COVID-19) and mental health
- Think Ninja– a free app for 10 to 18 year olds to help build resilience and stay well
- Every Mind Matters– building resilience and supporting good mental health in young people aged 10 to 16
PHE has also launched new e-learning which can help parents and carers to support their children and young people in emergency or crisis situations.
Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond service, provides support to children, young people and their families who are not currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of COVID-19. Use the See, Hear, Respond self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.
Report any safeguarding concerns you have about any child. Contact the NSPCC helpline.