Moorland Street, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2BA


Axbridge C of E First School Academy

Coronavirus Support Resources

At this time it is more important than ever to look after ourselves, our families and each other. A lot of information and resources have been written to support us so we have tried to give you a selection to choose from here. We hope you find this page useful. However, if you don’t find what you need, or you have some information that you think would benefit others, please do not hesitate to contact us at the school via:

Support for Parents
There are lots of useful support pages to ensure you as parents, stay healthy both physically and mentally, over the coming weeks. Here is a selection:


Return to school for September 2020 - please click for more information.


More information on how to help your child cope with stress during this outbreak



Advice on talking to your child about Coronavirus




Click here for contact information for Childline

Support for Children
Children are also struggling to understand what is going on at this time and how they can help to prevent the spread of this virus.

Here is a selection of child friendly resources.


Children's Commissioner advice:


Coronavirus story for children:


Someone I know has corona virus


Children's fact sheet about Coronavirus


Mindup website:


Childline Calm Zone:


Young Minds:


Mental Health Organisation:



Click here for a child friendly story to explain about the Coronavirus

Click here for a story about social contact


Click here for a story about being at home


Click here for free Coronavirus Children’s Book

Child friendly workbook to learn about the virus

Click here to watch a child friendly video explaining about the Coronavirus.

Small Paul

A lovely story to share



Click here to read 'Lucy's in Lockdown', an quick story exploring the different moods you may feel during the Coronavirus.

Click here to read some useful advice and links for children who may be transitioning to a new school.


Trying to explain to children the current situation can be difficult. Here are a few links to support you with those difficult conversations:

Children with additional needs will find the lack of normal routines and current changes very difficult to understand. Here are a few links to help you and them understand these uncertain times.

Click here for information on supporting children with ASC during Covid-19 isolation

Child Mind Institute Inc:

Save the Children:

Change for Life Activities:

COVID-19 Risk Assesment September Opening (1).docx


Children will probably be spending more time online than usual. These resources will help support parents and carers in keeping children safe.