Have your say – changes to support active and sustainable travel in the city

Brighton & Hove City Council has launched a consultation on changes planned for travel and transport in the city. The proposals are designed to support active, inclusive and sustainable travel, including supporting children travelling to school, and are funded from government’s Active Travel Fund.

These proposals are located on Western Road, Preston Circus to Patcham Roundabout (A23), Old Shoreham Road (A270) (both new and existing temporary changes), and the Seafront (A259) (both new and existing temporary changes). Please click on the files below to view these proposals.

Further information can be found at: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/onejourneybetter.Via this link you will also be able to give your views through an online survey until 14 March 2021.

School Nurse Services

The School Nurse Team are still here to listen to and support children and young people. Please see below and click on the link for more information.

  • The school nurse team are offering a virtual drop in for all secondary school pupils once a week on Wednesdays at 3-4 pm. Please see attached poster to go out to all students.
  • Children, young people, parents, carers and school staff can contact a school nurse by calling the duty line 01273 696011 Ext.1692 (Monday – Friday 9-5pm).
  • ChatHealth (textline) is available for young people and parents/carers of primary children on 07480 635423 (9-4.30pm Monday to Friday).

Family Learning : Online workshops and short courses available to parent/carers

Family Learning have adapted their online offer to meet the changing needs of families in the new lockdown.

They are running the following short courses and workshops for parents: Building children’s resilience, Building a teenager’s resilience, Supporting a child with anxiety, Supporting a teen with anxiety, Starting out with phonics, moving on with phonics, Helping your child with times tables and Maths – Keeping up with the children.

They have also developed 3 new online workshops for parents and primary aged children to attend together: Make & Play, Recycling box maths and Family first aid. For more information and details on how to book, please click the link below.

Family learning online classroom (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Important update for all parents/carers and students

Following the announcement of a new lockdown in England and a move to Tier 5, we are working hard to put programmes in place for all students.  All families/carers should have been contacted by their key worker or tutor to agree individual programmes with you.  Please do let us know if you have not been contacted or if your contact details have been changed.  There will be several important emails sent over the next few days, so please make sure you check your inboxes.  Please let us know if you have any questions, queries or need more support.  Stay safe, take care and keep in touch.  The CHB Team.  

Tips to stay well during COVID

Please see attached a helpful link for parents of children (with or without ADHD).

Dr Max Davie, the Officer for Health Improvement at the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, shares his four tips for people with ADHD to stay well during the COVID outbreak