Recover and rebuild after coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has upended our normal way of life.

Schools are now welcoming children back to school – not after a break of a few weeks like normal, but after several months.

Understandably, the return to school may be an anxious or difficult time for children, parents and school staff.

We have created a set of practical resources to help make the transition back to school easier for everyone.

They’re designed to be social distancing-friendly, and many can be adapted to be delivered remotely in the case of local lockdowns. They are all are suitable for schools in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

There are assembly and lesson plans for teachers, advice and guidance for parents, and simple activities for children to complete in class or at home.

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Brain breaks: helping children settle back into the classroom

Brain breaks: helping children settle back into the classroom

Following lockdown, your students may find it difficult to return to the formality of sitting at...

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Separation anxiety: tips for parents

Separation anxiety: tips for parents

The next school term or year may feel unusual or strange for lots of children, but by working...

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Reflecting on lockdown activity

Reflecting on lockdown activity

Some children may find the transition back to school difficult after lockdown. It may be useful in...

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Piece of the puzzle activity

Piece of the puzzle activity

This activity uses the idea of puzzles to help children think about what makes them unique, and the...

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