The Covid19 Pandemic is continuing to cause all sorts of difficulties for families and is having an impact on families mental health, resilience, finances and children’s behaviours. The lockdown also led to an increase in domestic violence and alcohol / drug use. If you are struggling and need support, you may find the Essex Directory of Services of use. As the title suggests, it can direct you to organisations that can help with almost any area of family life that is proving challenging.

If you do need support and need help accessing the services, do get in contact via info@brinkleygrove.essex.sch.uk


Support For Familes

We are here to help you during this uncertain time. You’ll find lots of useful information in this document – Supporting Families Through Lockdown.

So that we can support our families as well as possible we will place a series of documents online that we hope you may find helpful. You will need to look here for home learning resources.

Staying Safe Online

It is important during the school closure period that parents are able to keep their children safe on line. Below are a series of websites that you may find helpful, both for yourselves and also to share with your children.

If you do have any worries, do contact us via Class Dojo or email info@brinkleygrove.essex.sch.uk and we will do our best to help.

·        ​CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection)

·        Childnet 

·         Internet Matters​

·         Net Aware

·         NSPCC​

·         Parent Info​

·         Safer Internet  ​

·         Safety Detectives


COVID Symptoms

DO NOT send your child to school if they have COVID19 symptoms. These are a continuous cough, high temperature or loss of taste or smell. If your child has one or more of these symptoms, they are eligible for a test. Do not bring the child to school unless they have a negative test or 10 days have passed since the start of symptoms.

If you need further advice, please go to the NHS website.