Information

Southwark’s Winter of Food and Fun, 2021

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Southwark’s Winter of Food and Fun, 2021

Southwark Parent to Parent Peer Advocacy

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LGBTQ youth support in Southwark  

METRO provides services to all people experiencing issues related to sexuality, identity, gender and diversity. Southwark Council is one of METRO’s funders. METRO’s LGBTQ Youth Lead for Southwark is Nicola Jones (07980 633 945, nicola.jones@metrocharity.org.uk)

The Spark LGBTQ youth group is now back in person every Wednesday evening in Camberwell. See the flyer here:

METRO also offers 12 weeks of free counselling for 8-18 year olds based at their office in New Cross. Please contact Nicola for further information and discussion.

Information from the school nursing team

Evelina London Children’s Hospital has information regarding COVID-19 immunisation for young people 12 years and older. You can find out more here. (https://www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/parents-and-visitors/covid19/vaccination-for-coronavirus.aspx)

Parentline

Parents of children 5-19 years can contact a school nurse via text for confidential health advice, appointments and support: 07520 631 130 www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/parentline

ChatHealth

Young People aged 11-19 years can contact a school nurse via text for confidential advice, support or to make appointments: 07507 332 150 www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/chathealth

The Nest in partnership with HYP (Healthy Young People) Southwark are offering free training workshops held over Zoom to parents/carers on topics such as drugs, healthy relationships, mental health and more. This is open to all parent/carers living in Southwark.

The sessions will begin on Tuesday 14th September, 6-7pm. You can see the flyer here.

To register and for full details of all the workshops and support groups please use the Eventbrite link: https://hypsouthwark.eventbrite.co.uk/

30 Days of Self Care

30 Days of Self Care - This pack contains 30 days of self care activities to improve you wellbeing.

Soft Play Sessions for Pupils with SEND

The venues below offer specialised sessions for pupils with SEND and / or autism. 

 

  • Cookie island ( 0-2 years £4.50,  3-11yrs - £6.95 off peak*/£10.00 peak)
    https://cookiesisland.com/autism-send
    Location: Gallions Reach Shopping Park, 3 Armada Way. Beckton London E6 7ER

Support from Social Services 

If you need support over the summer the contact number for Southwark All Age Disabilities Team is 0207 525 5372. 

You can contact Southwark Social Services 24 hours a day calling 0207 525 5000 and asking to speak with a duty social worker. 

Barnardo's - COVID-19 Helpline

7 Top Tips To Support Reading At Home

Reading together at home is important for all pupils at Spa Camberwell. Follow the links below for Seven Top Tips. 

7 Top Tips (English)

7 Top Tips (Bengali)

7 Top Tip (Lithuanian)

7 Top Tips (Polish)

7 Top Tips (Punjabi)

7 Top Tips (Urdu)

Online Safety

Whilst there are huge benefits to being online in order to stay connected to family and friends during this period, the government recognises many parents may feel concerned about the activities and content their children are accessing. This guidance outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to receive support and advice.

COVID19: support for parents and carers to keep children safe online

Parentzone Information on Screen Time 

https://parentinfo.org/article/screen-time-and-young-children-finding-a-balance

Parentzone -Lockdown Advice and Resources

Articles to help you navigate parenting during a pandemic. 22 great online learning resources. Click here  

Listen Up Live - Relaxed online concerts for children with SEND

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/listen-up-live-tickets-135656667745

Child Mental Health

Tips for Parents and Carers

https://ssscpd.co.uk/education/parentsandguardians/child-mental-health-10-tips-for-parents/-/pj==

DIGITAL SUPPORT FOR PARENTS

Southwark have set up a helpline for residents and parents to call to access free digital skills training on 03333 444 019 (option 1). 

Websites

IXL learning 

Storyline Online 

Education.com

Topmarks 

ICT Games 

Thinkuknow

Gridclub 

Oxford Owl

Phonics Play

Letters and Sounds

Crickweb Litracy 

Primary Homework Help

Fun English Games 

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