Return to School Support
Questions about your child’s return to school?
Heather Woodcock who loves working and supporting parents is available for a very informal chat via Zoom on Friday 16th October at 10:30am-11:30am.
Letter from Minister Ford to children and young people with SEND, their families and carers, and those who work to support them
Joint open ministerial letter from Vicky Ford MP, Parliamentary-Under Secretary of State for Children and Families, and Helen Whately MP, Minister of State for Care, to children and young people, their families and those who support them.
The Learning Support Team is really looking forward to all students returning in September but we are very aware that this may be worrying or unsettling for some students. We hope the resources below will help families work with their young people ahead of our return to Homewood in September.
A workbook to help you think about looking forward to coming back to Homewood in September
Some great advice from a CAHMS worker via You Tube
Guidance for parents
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-guide-to-support-a-z/parents-guide-to-support-school-anxiety-and-refusal/#how-can-i-help-my-child-with-school-anxietyAdditional activities, packs and websites which may be of use:
Pupil Voice Anxiety Booklet
Social Story for Returning to School
Returning to School Worksheet Social Story – in folder
Contact the Learning Support Department with any questions, worries or queries via the form below
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fmm5rRwUh8AZ5cBv1w7GJCtbLapterhR0huRoH7cT2A/editWe would love to see any of the above activities which have been completed by students – please send any photographs or copies of completed activities to Miss Stephen via l.stephen@Homewood.kent.sch.uk