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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As we are regularly hearing and reading the demands on schools and school leaders are considerable due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Here at Walsall Council we would like to offer you our support as well as our appreciation for the valuable care you are providing for Walsall children, young people, families and communities.

This page is solely dedicated to all the latest news, guidance and support and will be routinely updated. 


Documents uploaded 23rd March 2020 - Any subsequent documents uploaded will have a date next to them 

Walsall Council Daily briefing 

April 2020 

March 2020

Walsall Council Friday briefing 

Walsall Safeguarding Partnership

Support for vulnerable residents 

  • Making Connections Walsall - Your local community response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Making Connections Walsall is leading our local community response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and is a friendly service for vulnerable people and families. 

    • If you or someone you know needs practical help with:
      • shopping
      • picking up prescriptions
      • food parcels
      • advice on financial help
      • reassurance calls/befriending

For more information click here


All educational settings 

Information for children to help them understand what coronavirus is

Ofsted: Coronavirus (COVID-19)



School Admissions

Free School Meals 

Please check the council website for further information Click here

Walsall Educational Psychology Service, Walsall Early Help and Walsall School Nursing Service have produced a comprehensive guide. This includes key how to talk to children about Coronavirus, activites to do at home, handwashing, anxiety and a list of key contacts

Parent and carers

Health and Wellbeing 

  • This is a collection of resources and downloadable self-help guides. Some are aimed at adults but many of the suggstions are suitable for chidlren and young people. To access these Click here 

Educational and Child Psychologists (EPs) and information for SENCo

First Aid 


Training and CPD

Specific Primary School Updates 


Specific Secondary School and Post 16 Update




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