Parent Well-Being

In it together

Top tips from Warrington’s Parenting Leads on how to help your household be pleasant and as stress less as possible during the coronavirus outbreak.

There are lots on online resources to help explain coronavirus to children and young people:

Wash your hands video-featuring Tom Fletcher
BBC News
Talking to your child about Coronavirus
What to do if you're anxious about the Coronavirus
Looking after your mental health whilst self-isolating


It is likely that children will be provided with school work during a lock down. Allocating a set time each day to do this will support their learning and help with your routine. Get the children to help create your own! See examples of this in links –
Visual timetable


Have sometime creating activities together that they have an interest in links –
Spending time with your teenager
Challenge cards
Time to play- free or cheap games to play with your family


Cooking with children can take longer, whilst you may be self-isolating as a family this is a perfect opportunity to take that time together.
Jamie Oliver - Tips for cooking with kids


Finding 10 minutes for yourself each morning and evening can be vital in maintaining your wellbeing as a parent.
Ways to Wellbeing
Tips for everyday living


The Body Coach

Keeping safe online

The digital world around us

Remember, kindness starts at home.

Kindness Charts

Safeguarding and Child Protection - If you feel that thing are getting out of hand and your home is becoming unsafe during this difficult time then please contact emergency children’s services such as the NSPCC and Warrington Children’s Services.
NSPCC national helpline: 0808 800 5000
Warrington children’s services: https://www.warrington.gov.uk/children-young-people-and-families
• Report any safeguarding concerns about a child or young person to Children's Safeguarding/Social Work Team on 01925 443322
• Outside of office hours ring us on 01925 444400
• If you believe a crime has been committed contact the police on 101
• If you feel a child is at immediate risk from harm call 999
Additional supporting information links –
Free downloads for parents
Help for parents in Warrington

Files to Download

Student Login

St Barnabas CE Primary School

Collin Street, Warrington,

Cheshire WA5 1TG

01925 633606