COVID-19 Resources

How to take a lateral flow test

Parents will be asked to test teenage children twice a week when they return to the classroom in England from 8th March.
Watch Dr Amir Khan demonstrate how to take a lateral flow test here
or watch on Twitter or Facebook.

4 easy stages of a rapid Covid 19 self test poster

Regular Covid testing poster

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

ThinkuKnow Home activity packs created to support parents during Covid-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home. Packs for children aged 11-13.  Packs for children aged 14 plus. 

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

Oxford University Co-Space study  Can you help us learn how families are coping with the challenges of COVID-19? Are you a parent or carer of a child in school years 0 (reception/foundation) to 11 in the UK? If you are, we invite you to take part in a regular online survey being run by the University of Oxford. Your responses will help us to find out how children, young people and their families are getting on, what is working for them, and what they are finding difficult so that we can understand how best to help .Please click here for further information

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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