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Mental Health and Wellbeing

This is a challenging time for staff, pupils and families within the school community. This section contains resources and advice to support everyone's mental health and wellbeing. The Department for Education has recommended the websites in this attachment to support families and children with mental health.

Fairfield Wellbeing Guide

The Fairfield Wellbeing Guide provides advice and support about mental health and wellbeing during the school closure.

Supporting Young People

The Universities of Oxford and Reading have provided Fairfield with the attached guide to support young people with worries about coronavirus.

Looking after your feelings

Public Health England have produced this easy to read guide to help adults with caring responsibilities look after the mental health and wellbeing of children.

Young Minds

Young Minds has a selection of articles on their website focusing on mental health and coronavirus. Here is advice if you are anxious about recent events. Here is an article with advice for parents on how to talk to your children about coronavirus. 


Mind provides advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Here is an extensive article focusing on coronavirus and your wellbeing. Here is a link for different ways to contact Mind for further advice and support.


Counsellors are available for children to contact through Childline either online or by telephone. The phone number is 0800 1111 and is available from 9am to midnight. Further help and guidance can be found here about how to contact Childline.

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