St Cuthbert and The First Martyrs' Catholic Primary School a Voluntary Academy

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Useful Information during COVID-19

Letter to parents 5th January 2022

NHS Track and Trace Notice


Covid-19 School Risk Assessment - updated January 2022

(It is easier to read if you download the document)

Outbreak Management Plan 2022

We are aware that many families may be in need of additional support during this difficult period. If you are struggling with anything at all – payments, feeding your family, mental health and wellbeing, parenting issues, etc. please get in touch with us in school via telephone 01274 543445 or email You may also find the below advice useful, which has been provided by our local Early Help Hub. Their contact details are:


Bradford West Family Hub
56 Toller Lane

Phone : 01274 436700
Email :


Useful Contact Numbers and Sites - Updated October 2020


National Autistic Society
For impartial, confidential information along with advice and
support for autistic people and their families and carers.
0808 800 4104

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
Help and online support to help and prevent suicide and depression
0800 585 858

Change Grow Live
Confidential drug and alcoholservice for young people
0808 169 8711

PALS (Patient Advice and Liaison Service)
Advice, support and mediation of health and care related matters in local trusts.
0800 587 2108

Free advice and support for young people (under 19's).
0800 11 11

Family Lives
Help and support for struggling families.
0808 800 2222

Lone Parent Helpline
Guidance and support for single parents around the key issues they face, including benefits and childcare.
0800 018 502


National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV)
Advice and protection against domestic violence.
0800 970 2070
Text: NCDV to 60777

MIND Mental Health

Advice and support to support mental health issues and promote awareness.
0208 215 2243

Family Action
Practical, financial and emotional support to isolated or disadvantaged families across the country.
0808 802 6666

Text 07537 404 282

ManKind Initiative
Support for male victims of domestic abuse and violence.
01823 334 244

Practical and emotional support for the LGBT+ community who are experiencing domestic abuse and violence.
0800 999 5428



Information and resources to support those affected by mental health issues and alcohol addiction. 


If you are suffering financial hardship, please get in touch and we can discuss ways that we as a school can support you. The following agencies can be contacted directly and are there to help:

Bradford Debt Advice0800 1691536


Step Change0800 1381111


Christians Against Poverty (CAP)01274 760761

Other sources of income

There are a number of other social funds that may be able to help you out during the current crisis. A number of them are listed on the following website, along with links to take you directly to where you can apply.


Advice on Benefits, Employment, Housing and Immigration

The Manningham Project

Kirk House    203 Lumb Lane

Bradford   BD8 7SG

Email -


01274 544687


Citizens Advice

Argus Chambers
West Yorkshire

0344 2451282

Email -

Universal Credit

HELPLINE - 0800 328 5644




Food Banks and other food providers

Windhill Community Centre (Shipley) Their number is 01274 588831 but advise that families are directed to their Facebook page for up to date information.


Café West in Allerton Provide an advice service about housing and benefits, as well as support for food poverty. 01274 488499


The Salvation Army in Keighley  


The Trussell Trust Food Bank

The Light Centre, 86 Captain Street, Bradford, BD1 4EL

01274 734314

They are open Mon, Wed and Fri between 11am and 1.30pm


Bradford Community Kitchen (Millside Road)

131 Grattan Road, Bradford, BD1 2HS

Email -

How to help children to understand


If you need a resource to help explain the current situation to younger children, please see the resource below, which has been created by a local teacher.

Small Paul – a story:


If you have children who are of an age where they want to leave the house to socialise, and are finding it difficult to understand why this isn’t a good idea, the resource below from the Youth Offending Team explains the situation and the consequences of their actions:

Consequences for teenagers 



Online Parenting Programmes

Freedom: This can be done online for £12.          


Family Links Nurturing programme can be done free of charge online:


Family Links resources:


HENRY – top tips, free recipes, videos for families on healthy eating right from the start and growing up with healthy teeth

Baby Basics

Baby milk, nappies, etc.

Eileen: 07864086384 / 07514535079 / 07870274482

Online Safety


While children are spending more time online at the moment, you may find the following websites useful to provide you with information about online safety:


Mental Health and Wellbeing

Early Help have provided us with this list of apps and websites that could support you as parents, as well as your children, in managing mental health needs at this time.


Mental wellbeing: Primary



Key stages: EYFS to KS2

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