Coronavirus updates

Coronavirus updates


NEWS UPDATE: Please note that all DSPL7 training is postponed for the foreseeable future. DSPL7 will not be running any courses/workshops for the remainder of the Summer term. This includes: SEND Briefings (April, June and July), Primary Transition Event (May), Class to Class Transition (May), Behaviour Leads (May and July), Simple Solutions workshops (May and July) and Zones of Regulation (April). Please check the website and Facebook for further updates. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. For courses run by other organisations please check with the providers if these are still going ahead.


Please email if you would like to get in contact rather than calling the office, as the administrative team are currently working from home following government advice. Thank you.

Support and information about the Coronavirus for parents and carers


Mentally Healthy Schools’ Coronavirus Toolkits:

Support and information about the Coronavirus for professionals
Useful links on how to look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing:

Due to the unprecedented nature of this situation, there are many unanswered questions, and lots of media attention, which can lead to anxiety and stress among children, young people, parents/ carers and colleagues. We hope that you will find the following information about how to look after our mental health and emotional well being helpful.


    • Mind Hertfordshire Network – provides a crisis helpline for anyone experiencing mental health distress or requiring emotional support and signposting. Professionals, family/ friends can call on someone’s behalf with the individual’s consent.
      Crisis Helpline number: 01923 256 391, or visit


There will be a weekly update via the Healthy Young Minds in Herts website where the information above will also be shared and there will be helpful safe advice around managing self-care. There will also be a webpage for young people and families, focussed on how to cope during periods of self-isolation, appearing very soon on