Here are some useful resources to help you and your child transition into their next school year.
Thank you to Ella Higgs, our school’s Mental Health Practitioner and Karen Waine, Inclusion Manager/SENCO who held a ‘Transition Workshop’ for parents and carers on Monday 12th July via zoom.
We hope that all of you who took part found the session useful.
|Summer Holiday Calendar.pdf||[pdf 437KB]|
|Supporting Children with Transitions - Handout (1).pdf||[pdf 773KB]|
Wellbeing & Mental Health
|BBC Bitesize: Parents Toolkit|
|Top tips, useful links and expert advice to support you and your child's wellbeing and learning in a changing world.|
|Six ways to help children cope with lockdown loss|
|Self-care for parents and carers (Anna Freud)|
|Is my child showing signs of trauma, or is this normal?|
|A letter about how I'm feeling|
|Children’s Guide to Coronavirus|
|Knowing your child's mental health|
Westminster Adult Education Centre
Family Learning at Westminster Adults’ Education Service (WAES) offer an online evening drop-in group on which aims to provide a space for parents to share and off load any difficulties they may be having and to offer professional guidance and support. Sessions take place online on Tuesday evening from 6.30 – 7.30pm
on February 9th, 16th, 23rd and March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd.
The service is free to all parents/carers in Westminster and RBKC and can help parents to:
- understand school tasks
- understand UK teaching and learning styles
- support their children in lockdown
- nurture a positive learning environment in the home
The service has experienced teachers and also offer support for Arabic, Bengali, Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, Pashto, French and Spanish speakers. All workshops and drop-ins are FREE and all levels of English speakers are welcomed.
To join, parents/carers should email firstname.lastname@example.org, stating their name, phone number and their children’s ages. WAES will then send you a link to a taster workshop.