Cambridgeshire Constabulary Children and Young People Team
Please find below a copy of the Cambridgeshire Constabulary Children and Young People Team's Safer Schools Newsletter. This week is specifically aimed at support and guidance for Parents/Carers where they have highlighted awareness of the risks involved with Children and Young People using the TikTok app.
KS1 Safer Schools Newsletter
KS2 Safer Schools Newsletter
Reopening of School for Reception, Yr 1 and Yr 6
Learning Together Cambridgshire have created a campaign to help parents feel supported in preparing their children for the return to school. The campaign will centre around themes of emotional health, anxiety and wellbeing, use of IT, sleep support, routines and boundaries, healthy eating and sustainable travel. A new theme will be released each week on their website. You may find a general introduction here https://www.cambslearntogether.co.uk/recovery-plan/getting-back-to-school-our-campaign-for-schools-and-parents-1
For additional resources on preparing for the return to school, please see links below:
Guide to Returning to School After Covid-19 Closure
Top Tips for Preparing Your Child for Returning to School
Coronavirus Back to School Story
4 Powerful Ways to Manage Back to School Anxiety
Mental Health Awareness Week and Purple Day
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020
Sleep Hero Activities
Resilience at Home Guide
Public Health England - Guidance for Supporting Children and Young People
How to Support Your Child
Looking After Your Feelings and Body
Family Support and Advice
Danielle Cousins, our Early Intervention Family Worker, has recommended Big Life Journal as a great resource with a 'great deal of knowledge and some wonderful strategies'. If interested, you may sign up for their free Friday print out here. Over the summer holidays you may also like to check out their 35 Virtual Camps and Activities and their Top 30 Kindness and Friendship Movies for Families.
Please see below for additonal resources provided by Ms Danielle Cousins to help parents and carers during lockdown:
Parent/Carer Support Line
Tips and Ideas during Lockdown - July 2020 (2)
Tips and Ideas during Lockdown - July 2020
Tips and Ideas during Lockdown - June 2020 (2)
Tips and Ideas during Lockdown - June 2020
5 Steps to Help Children Cope With Stress
25 Tips and Activities to Make Quarantine Fun for Children
Tips and Ideas for Lockdown
Cambridgeshire County Council - Looking After Yourself, Looking After Your Children
14 Day Home Challenge Activities
GenR8 - Reflection and Activity Ideas
Please visit the link below for up to date videos, reflections and activities, including: 'Feeding of the 5000', 'The Good Samaritan', 'The Lost Sheep', 'Hope in the Storm' and 'A Son's Choices'.
GenR8 Videos, Reflections and Activity Ideas
The latest and final GenR8 video for this term is titled ‘The Thankful Man (Jesus Heals The Ten Lepers)’ and looks at being thankful and saying thank you. The video, reflections and activities can be found below:
The Thankful Man (Jesus Heals The Ten Lepers)Video
The Thankful Man - Reflections and Activities
GenR8 have also produced Inspire Prayer Space resources on a variety of themes, including (click on theme for link): encouragement, thinking of others, overcoming challenge and worry and anxiety. Visit the link below for additional Inspire Prayer Space ideas.
GenR8 Prayer Spaces
Managing Money - Discussion and Activity Ideas
Picture News has provided some fun resources to help prompt discussions with children about managing money. Read how one parent’s solution to helping her children manage money during the lockdown period was to buy a vending machine for the family!
See the links below for discussion ideas and activities:
Let's Talk About Life Online
Visit our E-Safety page for additional resources.