We understand that the ongoing pressures caused by Covid-19 can have a negative impact on the wellbeing of parents and children.

School to Parent Support

If you would like to explore how the school can offer additional support for you and your family, please explore the options below.

Emotional Wellbeing

It is expected that some children and their families may feel worried and anxious about the Covid-19 outbreak and that schools are closed to most pupils. It can be difficult to know how to provide reassurance and manage your feelings in such an ever changing and unique situation.

Please find below a range of resources and materials that may be helpful in offering support and guidance on adapting to life in lockdown.

If you have any specific questions or would like further information about any of the resources provided please do not hesitate to contact us on 0118 9760751 or at admin@coombes.wokingham.sch.uk

CLICK HERE for Signposts to emotional wellbeing and resilience resources for children and young people

Emotional Wellbeing Support Pack click here for a NHS poster about coping with family life

Talking Therapies is a free NHS service here to support the residents of Berkshire aged 17+ who may be struggling with difficulties including: low mood, anxiety and stress at this unprecedented time.

We are currently offering a 4 week Stress Less course which you can access via the comfort of your own home. Please see attached leaflet for more information. If you would like to book onto the next available course please click on this link.

To find out more about the services offered by Talking Therapies please visit our website.

Click Here for the Talking Therapy Website

Safeguarding Children

If you are worried about a child or young person you should inform Wokingham Borough Council Children’s Services immediately. Children and their parents may need urgent help.

Who to Contact

If you believe a child is in immediate danger call the Police on 999.

To report other concerns about a child:

Online Safety

It can be difficult to know how to start talking to your child about what they're doing online or who they might be speaking to. But talking regularly, like you would about their day at school, will help your child feel relaxed and meanthat when they do have any worries, they're more likely to come and speak to you. The following link will take you to the NSPCC online safety website which provides a range of advice on how to support your child at home. Topics include:

  • Conversation starter tips
  • Advice on how to support your child if they have seen something online that has upset them
  • The risks of online gaming and how to protect your child online
  • The use of parental controls to ensure your child's online safety
  • A guide to the latest social apps, networks and games

Online Safety Documents

E-Safety Workshop Presentation

E-Safety - Expert Tips

E-Safety - Managing Screen Time

Online Safety Tips age 0-5

Online Safety Tips age 6-10

Online Safety Tips age 11+

Cyber Bullying Conversation Starter

Keeping Safe Online in Primary School

6 Tips for Safer Gaming

Moving up to Secondary School