Covid-19

Key Information for St Bonaventure’s Students and Families

All work is being set on Show My Homework

Finished all your work? Head to our Additional Home Learning page

Government information on exams for Year 11 and Year 13: read Q&A here

Parents: Please ensure you have the SchoolGateway App installed for the latest information from the school. Please also follow social media: Facebook Twitter


The Institute of Catholic Liberal Education: “School @ Home Resources”

Prayer, practical and lots of tips and resources for helping to educate your children at home. This is being constantly updated: Access here


Keep In Touch

If you’re feeling anxious, concerned or unsafe and want to talk to an adult about how you’re feeling, please have a look at these resources and then contact us:

Key Advice for Students (Read this first)

Key Advice for Parents and Carers

Contact Us


Online Support

Kooth from XenZone is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.


Mass

There is no public Mass at the moment (see below image – even Pope Francis is saying Mass in private and online!):

  • Sunday Mass at 10.00am every Sunday from St Anthony’s in Forest Gate – Follow on YouTube (also follow the parish on Twitter for Fr John Jesus’ Joke of the Day!)
  • Sunday Mass at 10.00am every Sunday from the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham as well as daily sermons and reflections from Fr James – Watch an introduction video on YouTube that contains all the necessary social links
  • Fr Dominic is streaming Mass every day at 10.30am from Walsingham House @ Abbotswick – Follow on Instagram
  • See the full list from Brentwood Diocese here
  • Faith In Isolation – Faith in Isolation is a platform created to spiritually nourish those isolated from their faith practices as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lent in Isolation Video Series, each day shares the readings from Holy Mass, spiritual guidance from a priest, and a lead act of spiritual communion.

Food Issues

Newham Foodbank (Trussell Trust)
Tel: 020 7474 3060
Email: admin@newham.foodbank.org.uk
Call or email to get voucher first – locations in Manor Park, East Ham, Beckton, Plaistow, Royal Docks

Churches Foodbank
Website: www.churchesfoodbank.org.uk
Referral needed from school, advice centre or GP


Housing and Financial Issues

Citizens Advice Bureau
107-109 The Grove, Stratford, E15 1HP
Tel: 0208 5256379
Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Community Links – Financial Benefits and Support
105 Barking Road, Canning Town, E16 4HQ
Tel: 0207 4732270 (Appointment needed)


Full Directory of Services for Families

Newham Record Support List


National Support Helplines

Thank you for Sarah Bonnell School for sharing these with us