Southfields: Online Safety & Well-being

These are difficult and uncertain times, so it is more important now than ever, that the children and yourselves are safe and happy. To help with your Well-being and the children’s Online safety & Well-being, we have collated lots of great resources from various external sites to help bring a sense of peace of mind and to help keep you safe. We have included some important telephone numbers at the bottom of the post.

Childline has created a new webpage with information for children and young people about coronavirus. The page includes information about: what coronavirus is; where children and young people can find help if they are worried; coping if they are staying at home; and what to do if they are feeling unwell.

Visit the webpage: Coronavirus

See also on NSPCC Learning 

How to have difficult conversations with children

Mindheart has published a short book to support and reassure children under the age of 7 about coronavirus. Covibook is available to download in 21 languages including English.

Read the news story: #COVIBOOK Supporting and reassuring children around the world
Read the book: Covibook (PDF)

CBBC Newsround have produced a range of resources, including videos and advice, for children and young people who might be worried about coronavirus.

Read the news story: Coronavirus: here’s some advice if you’re worried about it

Parent Zone – How to Start the Difficult Coronavirus Conversation with your Child

Online Safety – Home activity packs

Once you have read the Helpsheets on https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk, click on the links below to download your first home activity packs for each age range.

Each pack contains two 15 minute activities to do with your child, using Thinkuknow resources. The next two will be released in a fortnight’s time.

For Early Years and Primary:

Home activity pack for 4-5s

Home activity pack for 5-7s

4-7s Reward Chart

Home activity pack 8-10s

Google – Be Internet Legends

  1. Legendary Learner Pack – Parent/Carer Letter
  2. Legendary Learner Pack – Family Activities
  3. Legendary Learner Pack – Be Internet Legends Code for Parents


Important telephone numbers:

Childline: 08001111

Samaritans: 116 123

Domestic Violence Hotline: 08082000247

Mind: 03001233393

Age UK: 08001696565

La Leche League: 03451202918 (for parents struggling to get formula milk)