Watchlytes Primary

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The well-being of our children and you is paramount to us.

You may find some of the links below useful when talking about Coronavirus:

Family Support for Parents/Carers

Latest 'Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield School Partnership' Newsletter

Children and Young Peoples Well-Being

Coping and Well-Being During Covid 19 - A guide for Staff and Parents

How to talk to children about Covid 19

Keeping Safe Online

Supporting Learning at Home

Well-Being tips for Families

Other Resources

Child Mind

 BBC Newsround

 What to say to my child about Coronavirus

 Young Minds

Managing Anxiety Around Coronavirus - Guidance

Coronavirus Book


 Information provided by: Hertfordshire Integrated Services for Learning

Below is information provided by 'Hertfordshire Integrated Services for Learning' that may help to explain the current Covid19 situation and school closure to your child. Please take a look through as the same information is given in each story but each story is in a different format. Please choose the format that you feel your child will enjoy and respond to the best. 

 Also included is information regarding services to support families such as food banks that are open.

Well Being

Tips for Families - from HCC

Home Schooling

Alternatives to Writing CinP Visuals Home School Closure - no borders Early Years Activities for Families at home Early Years VI Ideas Free Clicker and DocsPlus Access Free online resources - phonics Free Websites Generating Ideas for Writing Home Routine Indoor Activity Ideas Managing the transition to Home Schooling Paired Reading Paired Writing Scanning Pens info SEN Links and Resources Supporting Children with LD/ASD with COVID Isolation Supporting Children with handwriting difficulties  Supporting Children with maths difficulties Supporting Children with reading difficulties Supporting Children with spelling difficulties  Useful websites to support children with maths difficulties

COVID-19 Advice/Support

Coronavirus Herts EPS Advice Coronavirus School Closure Social Story COVID-19 Advice from Peter Vermeulen  Dave the Dog - Coronavirus 1-1 DECP UK School Closures Support and Advice Supplementary social story for older children Tips for Schools from HCC Volunteering and Humanitarian Hubs  Why is my school closing? ZoR Picture Story - school closure