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Coronavirus – Updates

line with Government advice, the College is now delivering online learning but is open for vulnerable students and the children of key workers. We would be grateful if any queries are submitted by email to curriculumsupport@qeliz.ac.uk and we will respond to them as soon as possible.

Please see below current information from the Government:

Information on the closure of schools and colleges – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers?utm_source=d79a0548-a9a6-43e9-81fa-b69483ebb3af&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Information on the cancellation of summer examinations –

It is very important that we look after ourselves and others. Please find below the contact details of external agencies which can offer support.

Support for students and parents in relation to mental and emotional well-being

Samaritans (www.samaritans.org) – Phone 116 123 (free helpline 24 hours a day) or email jo@samaritans.org.

Childline (www.childline.org.uk) – Phone 0800 1111 (free helpline 24 hours a day)

Kooth (www.kooth.com) – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Young Minds (www.youngminds.org.uk) – Text YM to 85258 for free 24/7 support if you are a student and need urgent help. Parents’ helpline – 0808 802 5544

Papyrus (www.papyrus-uk.org) – A free suicide prevention helpline. Phone 0800 068 4141 or email pat@papyrus-uk.org or text 07860 039967.

Shout (www.giveusashout.org) – Shout is a 24/7 UK crisis text service for times when people feel they need immediate support. Text “SHOUT” to 85258.

Recovery College Online (www.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk) – This website provides a range of online information to people who might be struggling with mental health issues.

NHS suggested apps to support mental health – www.nhs.uk/apps-library/category/mental-health

Internet/online safety – As young people may be having more screen time at the moment, it is important that they keep themselves safe online.

Internet matters – www.internetmatters.org provides a range of support for families to enable all family members to stay safe.