SkillZONE has created this page to assist parents, carers and teachers with lots of extra information and resources during COVID-19. Please click on each link to access many educational tools.
Talking to a young person early on is vital to stop the firesetting habit as quickly as possible. Firesetting is dangerous and we can help to explain the dangers and consequences to the young person in a sensitive and informed manner using appropriate resources. Early intervention is essential.
Click here to visit SkillZONE firesetter information
Road safety during COVID-19
How to keep safe when your family are out and about during COVID-19, If you’ve been out walking recently, you’ll have noticed changes in how we are using roads and pavements.
Click here – to visit Brake Zebras
Brake Zebra provides free tools, activities and knowledge to support children as they try to find out more about road safety.
You and your family’s wellbeing
Schools being closed and not being able to go out can make it a very difficult time for anyone experiencing domestic abuse. If you are worried that you or someone you know is experiencing abuse there are things you can do to keep safe.
Click the image to download the PDF for more information
Practical tips for good washing of hands
We have all seen and heard the advice on washing of hands during COVID-19 and the importance of doing this correctly.
Here are some ways the whole family can get involved.
Click here – to watch the NHS Washing Hands Song
Click here – to visit the e-bug webpages
Click on the image to visit the NHS hand washing guidance
Online harm and young people
Some fantastic resources have been developed by The Marie Collins Foundation and NWG Network to support parents and professionals understand online harm and ways to effectively help and support young people.
Click here – parents leaflet
Click here – professionals leaflet
Additional useful information
Download the Child Accident Prevention Trust Parent Pack – it’s full of quick wins that can help put you in charge of child safety, even when you’re feeling under pressure.
There are some fun activity sheets at the back of the pack for your child to enjoy.
PDF Download – Click on the image to download the CAPT parent pack
Coronavirus – A book for children
A fantastic book to help start conversations with children about Coronavirus.
PDF Download – Click on the image to download ‘Coronavirus – A book for children’
Department of Education have released online science, PE, wellbeing and SEND resources for home education.
Click here – to visit the Department of Education resources
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families also have a fantastic online support centre.
Click here – to visit Anna Freud Coronavirus Support
During the current lockdown situation Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service will be offering a virtual Safe+Sound, a weekly programme from the Safe+Sound team and partners. The programme starts on Wednesday 6th May at 10am and will continue at the same time every Wednesday.
Topics will include:
- Fire Safety
- Dealing with accidents and emergencies in the home
- Relaxation, massage and emotional wellbeing
- Railway safety/trespass
- Water safety
- Road safety
- Internet safety
Virtual Safe+Sound can be accessed on Learn Live every Wednesday at 10am.