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).
Re-opening of school for Year 10 and Year 12 students
Information about the re-opening of school for students in Year 10 and Year 12 can be found HERE.
Parenting Support during COVID-19
Free School Meals (FSM) and Foodbanks and additional financial support
Free School Meal Entitlement Extension – Families with no access to public funds (added 28.04.20)
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.
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
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
Hope Course 2020 – an online course for parents and carers with children with autism to help you cope with life during ‘lockdown’
THINKUKNOW – online worksheets
InternetMatters.org – useful advice regarding internet safety
Children’s Society – Invite-only online parties
Other useful information
Andy Blair letter to parents (May 2020)
Cat Ballou letter to parents (May 2020)
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