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St Mary's Primary School, Cabragh

Barnardos - See Hear Respond programme

Barnardo’s NI have launched a brand new emotional wellbeing service – See, Hear, Respond.   This service will work with children and young people in N. Ireland who might need additional support to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, offering practical and therapeutic support. It will also offer advice and guidance to any adults who are concerned about a child’s mental health and wellbeing.   The types of issues children and young people may need support for: Anxiety around Covid restrictions and lockdown Being back at school Concerns for health of parents/ grandparents/ family members Help with isolation Relationships with parents & family Dealing with bereavement   Respond online at… or call 0800 157 7015 available from noon until 7pm, Monday to Friday.      



How to support your child's wellbeing.


COVID-19 Management Flowchart



Dear Parent/Guardian,

These are challenging times for all of us. Please find below advice and support links for dealing with difficult situations at home during Covid-19 and looking after yourselves as parents and carers.

We hope you find these links useful and please contact the school if you need any further advice or support.

Kind Regards,

Mrs Louise Quinn

  • Parenting NI: Emotional Support Top Tips.
    • Looking after your wellbeing.
    • Managing challenging behaviour.
    • Supporting children with anxiety.
    • Managing family conflict.




  • Covid-19: 24/7 Parenting.
    • Keeping children safe online.
    • Family budgeting in times of financial stress.
    • Family harmony at home.
    • Learning through play.
    • When we get angry.
    • Parenting in crowded homes and communities.
    • One-on-one time.
    • Keeping it positive.
    • Bad behaviour.
    • Keep calm and manage stress.
    • Talking about Covid-19.