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Mental Health Support for Parents and Pupils

Wokingham Schools’ hub – has links to national guidance and also SEND and Educational Psychology Service guidance. It is regularly updated in line with new developments.


Anna Freud Centre – comprehensive advice and guidance for school and college staff about how to help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during times of disruption to their learning and school and college closure. There is also guidance for parents and carers and for Young People.


Young People

Anna Freud Centre – advice for young people


Kooth – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. Monday to Friday 12pm to 10pm. Sat and Sun 6pm – 10pm.


Childline – online or phone support for children and young people. 9am – midnight 7 days a week.


Reading University - free online course for young people with low mood during covid-19



Particular resources for emotionally based school avoidance:


Foundry College materials – Foundry College website