USEFUL CONTACT NUMBERS
Today, we have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Where to find the latest information
Free School Meals
To apply for Free School Meals please visit Coventry City Council website by clicking here:
LATEST NEWS FROM COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL
For services within Coventry:
Stay safe everyone!
Here is some useful information about how you can see the dentist if your child needs help.
Returning to school
To help your child with their return to school, here are some useful things to show them and talk about and information about what to do if you are showing any symptoms.
This website offers information about Coronavirus in 49 different languages:
FOOD BANK INFORMATION
In the current times, in order to receive a foodbank parcel, you must have been issued a voucher.
Please call Maxine on 07545 759468 and she will be able to support with this.
This is the latest information on foodbanks from Coventry Foodbank. More information can be found by clicking here.
All information for new starters and information about how to apply for a place at Henley Green can be found by clicking here.
DOMESTIC ABUSE - lots of help still available
We have seen and heard how our communities are looking out for one another right now and it is sincerely heart-warming.
We know that some people are concerned about friends, family and neighbours who might be suffering domestic abuse – whether that is violence, being threatened or someone controlling their behaviour.
Victims of domestic abuse may well feel there is nowhere to turn to for help and nowhere to go right now if they want to leave an abusive relationship.
A list of organisations ready to help people in Coventry are:
safetotalk helpline: 0800 111 4998
02476 444 077
Coventry Council Housing
Housing Options 02476 834 025. Homelessness
Adult Social Care
Telephone: 024 7683 3003
Children's Social Care
024 7678 8555 or out of hours: 024 7683 2222.
Domestic abuse can be reported to us using our website https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/. It’s easy to use and could be safer than calling.
Anyone can webchat our staff easily via the website for help and advice without having to talk to someone on the phone.
Together we are a community – let’s spread the message that no victim is alone.
For all our families who have young carers, here is the latest newsletter:
If you need further support, information or ideas for activities then please visit their website:
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
If you are struggling with your mental health at this time, here are some links where you can get advice and support.
A message from the school nursing team ...
'In this crazy time, we wanted to say that school nurses are working for the children and families of Coventry.
We are still available and can be contacted with questions/ queries. Ideas for what these may include are support with children's sleep, behaviour, bedwetting etc.
TEXT us on 07507 329114. The team will then ring you back.
Your Coventry School Nursing Team'
NHS FLU VACCINATIONS WILL BE DONE IN SCHOOL ON FRIDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2020, PLEASE CAN WE HAVE YOUR FORM BACK BY 22ND OCTOBER 2020.
We know that your children will be using their electronic devices a lot at the moment.
For some online safety activities, click here.