Support during Corona-virus

Contact tracTing will only need to be complete for anyone who develops symptoms or is swabbed within 48hrs of your setting closing

  • For example if you close at 3:30pm on Friday 18th December parents will only need to notify the school if their child develops symptoms or is swabbed asymptomatically up to 3:30pm on Sunday 20th December
  • Cheshire West and Chester Council Test and Trace Team will continue to operate throughout Christmas.  Operating hours are Mon-Fri 8am-7pm and Sat-Sun plus Bank Holidays 9am-5pm – use the email address

Please find below support for children:

Coronavirus: children's concerns

Source: Childline
Date: 12 March 2020

Childline has updated its website to include information to support children and young people concerned about coronavirus, The Independent has also published an article on advice from experts about how parents can respond to their children’s concerns about coronavirus, and includes a comment from the NSPCC.

Visit Childline:Worries about the world: coronavirus
Read the news article: ‘I went through my 10-year-old’s search history and there was coronavirus’:
what should parents do about virus fear?

This is a Dotty the dog story that would be great to share with your children to help them to understand what is happening at the moment.

Child Bereavement


COVID book which you might find useful to share with your children and families. A booklet for children under the age 7 to help them understand Coronavirus. It has been translated into several languages such as Romanian, Hungarian, Serbian, Portuguese, Polish, etc.

A range of resources available for Parents:,TOZW,25TFGM,3LH58,1




Families Magazine


In normal times, Families is a printed magazine for parents of young children. There is a UK-wide network of 40 local editions run by local editors (mostly mums) with over 800,000 copies distributed 6 times a year across the country. Until March this year there has been a local edition in Cheshire. Local editors now cannot get their magazine out as it is distributed by schools, nurseries, libraries. They have now created a digital issue which contains important and useful information to help families get through this difficult period. It can be viewed and/or downloaded at:          Families Cheshire Magazine Lockdown issue



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