SEND During Full School Closure
We always strive to best support our students who have statutory Education, Health and Care Plans / special educational needs. For many students the support they receive at school is vital for their general wellbeing as well as their education; please see information and resources below that will support your child during the school closure.
Please click for further details on the provision we aim to continue to deliver during school closure.
GNSA emergency SEND procedures
Local Authority Updates:
Please click below for the latest update from Hillingdon, including information on current government guidance:
Update to parents and carers - Hillingdon SEND & Inclusion Service
Additional Support and Resources:
LBH SEND Advisory Service - Advice Line
Educational Psychology Service - Telephone helpline for parents and carers
Anna Freud: Self-Care and Coping Strategies
BBC: How to protect your mental health
CBBC: Video and Questions
ChildMind: Talking to Children
ELSA: Coronavirus Story for Children
Young Minds: Feeling Anxious about Coronavirus
You may also find the following books useful:
Something Bad Happened: A Kid's Guide to Coping with events in the News
Dawn Huebner. How to process different world events (ages 6-12).
The Day the Sea Went Out and Never Came Back
Margot Sunderland. A story for children who have lost someone they love (ages 4-12).
Draw on Your Emotions
Margot Sunderland. A resource to help people express and communicate their emotions.
What To Do When You're Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids
James Crist. A help guide to processing fears and worries (ages 9-13).
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
Carol McCloud. Encourages positive behaviour and expressing kindness and appreciation.
How are you Peeling: Foods with Moods
Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers. Explores how emotions look through pictures of foods. A good way to talk about emotions with young children.
The Way I Feel
Janan Cain. Explores feelings and a helpful way to talk about emotions with young children.
A Terrible Thing Happened
Margaret Holmes. A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma (ages 4-8).