COVID-19 Resources

How to take a lateral flow test

Always check instructions

There are different types of lateral flow tests. The test you have might be different to one you’ve done before.
Read the instructions that came with your test kit before you do the test, as they have different waiting times and tests require either a:

  • throat and nose swab
  • nose swab only

Useful Websites

Public Health England
How to stay safe and help prevent the spread
Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Young Minds: How to support your child if they are feeling anxious about coronavirus Young Minds 360° Schools

Covid Anxiety Workbook: A tool to help you build resilience during difficult times Covid Anxiety Workbook

New resource for parents – Taming Gaming Andy Robertson is a family video game journalist and is well known for his clear, pragmatic advice about all things gaming. He has put together a fabulous new website for families, “This database is a unique way to find games for children, teenagers and young adults. Every game is presented for parents and carers to understand, to empower informed choice through understanding.”  The Taming Gaming website is HERE.


Universal Credit Claims for Statutory Sick Pay and entitlements due to the Coronavirus:

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

E-Safety Advisor These online safety videos have been created to assist schools during the Covid-19 period. They are short and simple to give students support, advice and guidance on a range of subjects. The first video looks at Captology, which is the theory, sometimes called persuasive design, in which apps/games are designed to grab attention, therefore touching on the subject of wellbeing. Watch it here:
The second video looks at online disinhibition. Watch it here: h
You can find more videos for schools here: E-Safety Advisor

Coronavirus  – a book for children. Download a free eBook illustrated by Axel Scheffler from

Facebook Groups BANBURY COVID-19 SUPPORT GROUP FOR THE VULNERABLE and Banbury Coronavirus Support Group

TSE  – COVID-19 Resources for Secondary Schools
Please see the TSE leaflets below on Stress and Emotional Health. 
This link will take you to the box breathing video which is referenced in several of the leaflets: 

TSE – Stress First Aid Kit – Pupil
TSE – Helpful and Unhelpful worries – Pupil
TSE – Emotional Health Toolkit – Pupil
TSE – Stress Bucket – Pupil
TSE – Stress – Pupil
TSE – Emotional Health Toolkit – Teacher
TSE – Stress First Aid Kit – Teacher

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