Learning from home - Ideas for PSHE

The book of Hopes

Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown.

Edited by Katherine Rundell, with contributions from more than 100 children’s writers and illustrators

Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine herself.

The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.

This is a free book explaining Covid-19 and social distancing in a child friendly manner.

So many children are feeling worried and anxious right now - this could help alleviate some of their fears.


This page has been created to support parents with internet safety during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will be spending more time online at home.

This is the direct link to fun e-safety games/clips for children:


This website offers advice for parents to help keep children safe when using the internet:


Gloucester Cathedral has created seven art activities, linked to Well-being week: