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​Resources to support the return to school and college

Although some children and young people have returned to school already, for many, the new autumn term will be their first time stepping into a classroom since lockdown began. Understandably, this may be a strange or worrying time for some children, parents and carers, and schools. Please see a variety of resources below to help you support children and young people’s return to school.

If schools have any concerns about a child or young person’s mental health please seek guidance and advice from the following: SENCO, Educational Psychologist, CAMHS or school nurse

​Resources for parents and carers

Schools can share the below resources with parents to complete over the summer break


Resources for schools and Colleges

Whole school / setting approach

A mentally healthy school is one that adopts a whole-school approach to mental health and wellbeing. A whole-school approach involves all parts of the school working together and being committed. It needs partnership working between governors, senior leaders, teachers and all school staff, as well as parents, carers and the wider community. Please see a variety of resources available below

Resources for primary schools

Resources for secondary schools and Colleges


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Supporting children and young people with fear, anxiety and uncertainty

If a child or young person is feeling anxious there are a variety of strategies that may be helpful to them.


Supporting children and young people to improve wellbeing and resilience

Resilience isn’t something we are born with it is a skill we learn and being resilient helps us to overcome difficulties we may come across