Common Cold and COVID-19 Symptoms

I understand these last few months have often been challenging, particularly for parents and carers. Now that schools and nurseries have returned I am writing to provide some advice where a child or young person in your care presents with symptoms of the common cold or similar bugs during this pandemic. Following the return of schools after a prolonged break, …

COVID-19 Schools Information for Parents

Symptoms of coronavirus The accepted symptoms are: • a new and continuous cough • fever/high temperature (37.8C or greater) • loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste (anosmia) If your child is displaying symptoms of coronavirus • Please do not send them to school • Book a test at https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test • All other household members should stay …

Promoting Positive Mental Health Newsletter – July 2020

Welcome to the summer holidays! The end of the academic year is here- and what an year this has been… With the uncertainty of what next year will look like for education across the country, this newsletter will aim to answer some of the questions and queries that the DHS community has had with regards to supporting mental health over …

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May), and it’s a chance for all of us to show kindness and challenge stigma. Right now it’s more important than ever that we are all there for each other and we encourage people to talk about mental health, ask for help and check in with friends, family and colleagues. Find out more by …