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Emergency Contacts & Useful Resources

March 22, 2020 by Ellie Linton

Please find below a list of emergency contacts that you may need in case of school closure due to Coronavirus.

Deborah Howard- Headteacher- deborah.howard@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Donna Wealleans- Designated Safeguarding Lead- d.wealleans@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Lisa Cameron- Designated Safeguarding Lead- l.cameron@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Amanda Clifton- Health Lead- health@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

All other school enquiries- messages@oswaldroad.manchester.sch.uk

Please note that the school office may not be staffed full-time during the closure. If you call the office and get no answer and need to speak to us urgently, you can call 07340 472 269. This number is for emergencies only and will be monitored between 8:00am and 4:00pm.

Trafford South Food Bank- 07749 378447 info@traffordsouth.foodbank.org.uk

Chorlton & Didsbury Food Bank- 07938 191 038 info@chorltondidsbury.foodbank.org.uk

Free School Meals- If your child is eligible for Free School Meals, you can apply for a cash grant through Manchester City Council’s ‘welfare provision’ scheme. Click here for more information and to apply online- please note that you will need to know your National Insurance number to apply. 

Helpline for parents from One Education’s Psychology team- 0161 276 0113

Domestic Violence – Organisations which give information and advice
For women:
https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

http://www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/get-advice

http://www.refuge.org.uk/

For Men:
http://www.mensadviceline.org.uk/
http://www.survivorsuk.org/
http://www.male-rape.org.uk/

Useful Resources and Websites

Small Steps for Independent Living- for parents struggling at home

The Anti-Baddies- Resilience Toolkit

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus

Responding to the coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing

Self isolating and dealing with conflict at home

‘The Stay Home Superheroes’- written by a Play Therapist

Coronavirus Support Sheets

Joe Wicks PE Lessons

100 Things to do Indoors

Dance and PE Home Learning Resources

Alphabet Fitness Bingo – 35 days of workouts for home

Big Draw Art Project

Minister Ford’s Open Letter to the SEND Sector

Manchester Healthy Schools- Parent and Carer Homeschool Toolkit

Manchester Healthy Schools- Health and Wellbeing Challenges

Oxford Owl – Help your child learn

The Best Ideas for Kids

The Imagination Tree

Social Distancing for Children

Andy’s Wild Workouts!

Cosmic Kids, We’re going on a Bear Hunt

The World of David Walliams

Phonics Videos

Joe Wicks PE Classes

Edinburgh Zoo Live Streaming Animal Cam

Family Friendly Gaming

Just Dance Videos

Virtual National Parks

SEN Specific Resources

New Manchester Local Offer Newsletter

Autism & Covid-19: How to Support Autistic People During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Recommended resources for home-learning and helping children’s understanding

Podcast- Coronavirus, and helping children with autism

e-Safety

If you have any specific concerns, please get in touch with a member of our Safeguarding Team as soon as possible. You can do so using the contact details at the bottom of this email.

Vodafone’s Digital Family Pledge

What is the Houseparty app? What parents need to know

Skype: A guide for parents

Zoom: e-Safety Guide

ChildNet’s Parents & Carers Zone

Video Chat & Webcams

Parental Controls