COVID 19 Communications

We will be regularly updating parents and carers by ‘In Touch’ email to keep them abreast of developments in the current situation directly affecting schools, and in particular Forest Hill School.

Updates from Headteacher

We thank all our school community for their forbearance and support in these most challenging and uncertain times.

Safeguarding Information for Students

We recognize that this is a difficult and stressful time for everyone and that you may well need some support whilst the school is closed.

Any student with a safeguarding concern should contact Mr I. Haresign our Designated Safeguarding Lead, on 0208 613 8413 or via email at

This number and email will be available for a response during school hours only.

You may also use these contact details if you have a concern about another student.

If you require urgent support you can call:-

  • Lewisham MASH Team (social workers) on 020 8314 9181
  • Police/Ambulance Service 999
  • NHS Direct 111

If you require any emotional support at this difficult time, you can also access: (an online counselling service)

Forest Hill School Counsellor- useful links

Home Learning/Self Isolation: Useful Links and Resources

Remote Learning Platforms

Easter Holiday Activities

For Parents

Thoughtbox Support for Parents: Home Schooling during School Closures

Home Learning: Expert Tips from Teachers

Looking after your wellbeing

For Students

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus

PSHCE Tasks: 60 Daily Challenges

Audible – The audiobook service is offering hundreds of free titles during the coronavirus pandemic.