Useful Links for parents needing support during the school closure

Please find below some useful links to provide parents and carers with support during the school closure


Latest guidance about COVID-19 from the Government can be found HERE

  • Free School Meals information can be found HERE
  • Exam information can be found HERE and HERE
  • Self-Isolation information can be found HERE
  • General FAQ’s regarding Covid-19 can be found HERE
  • If you are worried that a child may be at risk of, or being neglected or abused, let the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) know on 024 7678 8555 (or in an emergency, call 999).


Parenting Support during COVID-19

Parenting Teens during Covid-19

Parenting Children with a disability during Covid-19


Free School Meals (FSM) and Foodbanks and additional financial support

Summer Holiday Breakfast Club – (added 15.07.20)

Free School Meal Entitlement Extension – Families with no access to public funds (added 28.04.20)

Coventry Foodbank  Helping local people in crisis

Family Fund –  The Family Fund charity has been given an extra £10m to support low-income families of disabled or critically ill children who are staying at home more than usual during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Online Support

Children’s Society

Triple P Parenting


Coventry Aspire Family Hub  – Website and Facebook

The family hub model is an approach to the delivery of early help services centralised around a building, where a number of different services providing information and support to families, children and young people are based.


Mental Heath support links

The tips and advice here are things you can do now to help you keep on top of your mental well-being and cope with how you may feel while staying at home. Make sure you get further support if you feel you need it.


Family Health and Lifestyles Services

South Warwickshire NHS Trust – Letter to parents/carers dated 31st March 2020

Coventry School’s Health Visitor ChatHealth Messaging Service

Parenting Guide – help during school closure

NHS GP AND A&E – still open – click HERE for more information

School Nursing Newsletter May 2020

School Nursing Newsletter June 2020

School Nursing Newsletter July 2020




Government response to SEND Agenda during Covid-19 school closure – letter dated 24th March 2020

Blue Coat School’s advice and information on how to support your child whilst they are learning from home – dated 7th April 2020

Educational Psychology Team service during summer term, SENDIASS and other on-line sessions for Parents and Carers of Children with SEND



Safety Online

THINKUKNOW – online worksheets – useful advice regarding internet safety

Children’s Society – Invite-only online parties




Blue Coat School Curriculum

Blue Coat School – Key Stage Specific Online Resources

Subject Specific resources can be found in the Curriculum sub-menu on the left-hand side