We have updated our Behaviour Management Policy to reflect the requirements for social distancing. You can read the Covid 19 Addendum here.
Information about Coronavirus for Children
The White Rose Academy Trust has produced some booklets offering useful information: A Guide to Organisations Providing Support during Covid 19, a Business Directory, listing a variety of small businesses and even a Recipe Book!
Safer Leeds have updated their website to include useful information for victims of Domestic Violence and people delivering services. They have also produced a Useful Contacts Card.
Updated Guidance from Leeds LEA on their position during the Covid 19 pandemic July 2020
Updated Guidance from the Department for Education June 3rd 2020 Information for parents and carers about the wider opening of nurseries, schools and colleges, transport, attendance, free school meals and remote education.
School Attendance Advice for Parents and Carers from Leeds LEA. June/July 2020
Supporting Children with Learning Disability/ASD Coping with COVID 19 isolation. An information pack for parents and carers
Healthy Start – If on certain benefits, families including pregnant women and children under 4, can get free milk, fruit and vegetables and vitamins with Healthy Start vouchers. You can apply online. A change in the law means the form no longer needs to be signed by a health professional. Once approved, you will receive the vouchers through the post. They can be exchanged at supermarkets and small retailers.
Leeds City Council – support is available with food. This can be accessed by calling 0113 376 0330. There is an additional COVID helpline number for non food related support, which can be reached on 0113 378 1877.
Counsellor Support - St Gemma's Hospice and Wheatfields Hospice have joined together to support Leeds residents affected by Covid 19 during this time, with trained specialist counsellors available.
What parents and carers need to know about schools and education during the coronavirus outbreak
Help primary school children continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Help children with SEND continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Government Coronavirus Information in Different Languages
How to Parent through a Pandemic Tips for parents whose children are at home during Coronavirus
Helping You to Avoid Covid 19 online scams
Do you need ideas on wise ways to use your Free School Meals Vouchers? Have a look at this Bite Back Menu and Bite Back Lunch List
National Education Union - The latest updates for parents and carers on how Covid 19 is affecting schools and families, along with hints and tips for coping with the lockdown and supporting your children to learn outside of school.
Leeds Local Welfare Support Team - If you are finding it difficult to access food due to financial constraints, self isolation or accessibility of food provision, you may be eligible for help.
Leeds City Council Community Care - If you need assistance, or know somebody who does, please call the helpline
Leeds Local Offer - Covid 19 Information, Resources and Letters for parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
School Wellbeing - We are keen to signpost you to resources that start valuable conversations with your children and young people, providing tested tools to maintain wellbeing at a time of concern and anxiety for many families.
Free School Meals eVouchers - FAQs
Guidance about Covid-19 for Parents in different languages
Leeds City Council Food Scheme and Referral Form
Details of services that may be useful for families
Tel: 0113 3862360
The Cluster works in partnership with schools including Christ the King. They offer support for families with children aged 0-19
Better Leeds Communities
Tel: 0113 2816703
A service providing advice around money, benefits and housing
Children's Social Work Service
Tel: 0113 2224403
Report and discuss concerns around a child or family
Behind Closed Doors
Tel: 0113 2460401
A service providing support to people in Leeds whose lives are affected by Domestic Violence and abuse
Tel: 0800 1111
Information and advice for young people