For parents who cannot access information readily or may find it difficult to support their children’s education at home during this time

For parents who may have a lower level of literacy and may need extra support at this time to support their child’s education whilst at home?

The Education Authority’s Literacy Service provides support for pupils, schools and parents in the area of specific learning difficulties in literacy (SpLDs)/dyslexia, is available to help


EA SEN teams

For parents of children with Special Educational Needs



For Parents for which English is not their first language?

Parents may need support via translation/ interpreting service. This can be done by contacting the Intercultural EA Education Service



Resources are also available in different languages



The Intercultural Education Service can also help with resources and queries

around traveller education, new comers and vulnerable person’s relocation



Newly translated home learning guidance notes from ETI and Autism NI can also be found in the Intercultural library within Equella:

C2K/My School/Equella/Staff Library/Intercultural


Education resources in 11 languages can be found at


C2K continues to provide dedicated support for IM learners, including the Irish

Language Newsdesk, Seomra Nuachta, which is available to all teachers and

pupils. The IM Newsdesk feature is being further developed in response to the

need for additional home learning support in Irish.


For parents who are deaf or hard of hearing? (BSL/ISL)


Action Deaf Youth (NI) are sharing resources for deaf children registered to their



The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf are sharing information from

members about resources that are available.


Homeschooling due to coronavirus – suggested resources from BATOD members and others

There is information and resources available for parents. on the EA Sensory

Service web page –

sensory-service –



Google classroom

Extra support for parents in understanding how to enable their child to access google classrooms, instructions on how to log in languages other than English can be found at; or at

The sign language videos for assistance to parents who are deaf can be found at (BSL/ISL)


Any parents or pupils struggling with Home Education please contact the school immediately.  The school is open every day from 9.00am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. There are a team of teachers, classroom assistants and office staff, led by a member of the senior management team member available every day for any enquiries.