Education and Staff Resources
DfE Guidance on temporary changes: attendance recording for educational settings whilst closed due to the coronavirus
We have put together key information and resources for schools to help maintain provision during the COVID-19 situation.
- A great compilation of online resources for schools to support remote learning
- This is a fantastic colour coded infographic of useful iPad apps
- Update from the Education Endowment Foundation with various resources and articles to support home learning
- The ESCC Educational Psychology Service has created some resources to support families at home:
- Routines and timetables
- learning through play
- Emotional wellbeing
- Independence revised
- Routines and timetables - Sep 2020
- Emotional wellbeing - Sep 2020
- A letter to parents/carers about Phonics resources for the summer term
- A list of online resources, from the East Sussex about careers for children and young people.
- DfE Online Educational Resources
- NCETM have created videos to be used at home
- SEND home learning
- NCETM Online Support
- EEF's free resources for schools
- Top Tips for Staying in Touch
- 50 Things to do before you’re 5 is a free app with fun and educational activities or try the Facebook page
- Minecraft education challenge toolkit
- Buzz Active Games
- The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust have put together some simple and fun activities
- SEND activities on our Local Offer pages
- While we can't Hug is an adorable book about how to say 'hello' whilst social distancing (also available on Amazon)
- NHS Guidance on how to talk to children about Covid-19
- Easy read information about social distancing
- Amaze have created a set of FAQ for parents and carers of children with SEND
- Children's guide
- Early Years FAQs
- Digital Book for Primary School aged children
- Coronavirus - a book for children
Other useful links
The East Sussex Outbreak Control Plan for COVID-19 includes information about how the Local Authority will support schools to open fully, how we will identify cases and reduce the risk of transmission.
- The Elective Home Education (EHE) team have produced a useful guidance document for schools to use when discussing the possibility of EHE with parents/carers.
- The ES School Health Service provides support and advice for a variety of physical, sexual and emotional health and wellbeing issues.
- A guide to working from home
- Healthy eating links
- NQT induction
- DfE list of resources includes with links to mental wellbeing resources, inc an educational package developed by BBC/DfE.
- PHE list of resources:
- Every Mind Matters
- Rise Above for young people, which includes RSHE lesson plans for schools
- guidance on mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic for adults and on supporting children and young people
- MindEd - free educational resource on children and young people's mental health
- ISEND and ESPCF Coronavirus Support Flyer