NSPCC (CASPAR) are providing advice and support for schools, practitioners, parents and carers to support children, including Covid-19 specific:
ParentZone are providing advice and support for school, parents and carers to support children with keeping safe online:
Parent-Info provides advice for parents:
(CASPAR) Newsletter summarises the latest guidance for UK schools on how to keep children safe during the pandemic. It answers FAQs including: who has to go to school? how should attendance be monitored? what happens if nominated child protection leads need to self-isolate or become ill? what should schools do about free school meals? what happens with families who have contract arrangements or where parents are separated?
Department of Education has produced guidance on safeguarding when planning remote education strategies and teaching remotely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:
Rock Pool – SPACE offers support and strategies during COVID-19:
You may have heard on the news that the Government has temporarily changed some aspects of the law around Education, Health and Care plans. Essex County Council have produced two factsheets which explain what this means for your child and explain some of the changes that will take place during this period of time.
Key Messages What the Government has told Local Authorities to do - https://essexfamilyforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Reasonable-Endeavours-Key-Messages.pdf
Legal Fact Sheet Explains why is this happening - https://essexfamilyforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Reasonable-Endeavours-Legal-Fact-Sheet.pdf