Useful Links & Phone Numbers
These are some websites, phone numbers and e-mail addresses that you might find useful:
Norfolk County Council - www.schools.norfolk.gov.uk
SEND - A one-stop website for all of the information that you need about special needs or disability (SEND) in Norfolk http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/send
Gingerbread - support for single parents and equal families - www.gingerbread.org.uk
Family Voice - for parents and carers of children with special and additional needs from 0 to 25 years - www.familyvoices.org.uk
Child Bereavement Trust - www.childbereavement.org.uk
Norfolk Parent Partnership - support for children with statements - www.norfolkparentpartnership.org.uk
ASD Family Support Group - email@example.com
ASD parent to parent Freephone 0800 9520520 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Norfolk School Transport Team - 01603 224352
Norfolk School Attendance Team - 0344 800 8020
CWD (children With Disabilities) Access Team - 01603 714185
Scope - (Independent support service) Assistance with EHCP process - Contact Charlotte Collison, Norfolk Co-ordinator for Independent Support - Telephone: 07764 256 471 email@example.com Free Helpline: 0808 800 3333
KnowitAll - 5 videos, which you can view/download individually or in one movie, to teach pupils and students how to stay safe online. Follow the adventures of the SMART Crew and learn how to be SMART online! - http://www.childnet.com/kia/primary/smartadventure/default.aspx
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents - http://autism.sesamestreet.org/
Signalong - sign-supported communication system - http://www.signalong.org.uk/publications/
Purple Mash - Student Activities - http://www.purplemash.co.uk/sch/churchillpark
Summer School Questionnaire - http://w.pfrms.co/8hkp7
Resource Allocation Service (RAS) -
National Online Safety - Minecraft Online Safety Guide for Parents - https://nationalonlinesafety.com/resources/platform-guides/minecraft-online-safety-guide-for-parents
Other Sources of useful information
Help loved ones with Sensory Overload to enjoy a shopping experience -
Military Families Resources - http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html
Academic Accommodation for students with Learning Disabilities -
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Children -
Supporting Anxiety in Children and Young People
General Mental Health Resources
You can buy postcards and leaflets here for young people that look at the issue of mental health:
The Mind: A User's Guide: Editor Raj Persaud, Bantam Press, 2007.
The Young Mind: An essential guide to mental health for young adults, parents and
teachers, Bantam Press, 2009.
Anxiety – Useful Websites
Relaxation – Useful Websites
A quick relaxation technique – lots of talk but the technique works:
A progressive relaxation video, works from the toes upwards and is demonstrated in a chair:
Lots of information about relaxation – particularly in relation to stress:
This is a link to an Australian study on effectiveness of complementary and self-help treatments for anxiety in children and adolescents. Overall findings are that relaxation techniques help with short-term anxiety:
A leaflet on relaxation, aimed at GPs and nurses but useful for all:
2 Cascade Pack: Resources for Supporting Anxiety in Children and Young People.
Associate Development Solutions Ltd
Carr, A. (ed.) (2000) 'What Works with Children and Adolescents?' - A Critical Review of Psychological Interventions with Children, Adolescents and their Families.
Rutter, M. & Taylor, E. (eds) (2002) 'Child and Adolescent Psychiatry' (4th edn). London: Blackwell.
Scott, A., Shaw, M. & Joughin, C. (eds) (2001) 'Finding the Evidence' - A Gateway to the Literature in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2nd edn). London: Gaskell.
Sources of further information
'Changing Minds: Mental Health: What it is, What to do, Where to go?' A multi-media CD-ROM on mental health.
ChildLine provides a free and confidential telephone service for children. Helpline: 0800 1111.
The Samaritans provide a 24-hour service offering confidential emotional support to anyone who is in crisis. Helpline: 08457 909090 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
YoungMinds provides information and advice on child mental health issues. They also have a YoungMinds Parents Helpline on 0808 802 5544. The opening hours are 9.30am-4pm Monday to Friday . Calls from landlines and most mobiles (3, O2, Orange, T-mobile, Virgin and Vodafone) are free, or email email@example.com.
Updated Ebola Information from Department for Education
Advice for parents/guardians:
If you would like any paper copies of the information about the school from this website, please contact the school. This is free of charge.