Horniman Primary School

  • Horniman Drive
  • Forest Hill
  • London
  • SE23 3BP
  • Tel: 020 8699 3190
  • After School Club: 020 8699 8378
  • Email:
  • Headteacher: Mr Andrew Pickering
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This page will have useful tips and ideas if your are worried about Coronavirus and other tips to keep your mind healthy.



Advice from psychologist Laverne Antrobus:

There's a lot in the news at the moment about the coronavirus.

Some of what you see or hear might sound confusing or scary, so it's normal to have some worries about a big story like this.

But if sometimes you feel like your worries are becoming too much watch this video, which has some tips!

> Don't bottle up your worries - talk to a trusted adult.

> If you're worried about elderly relatives, find different ways to keep in touch with them, such as video calling.

> Get your information from trusted sources.

> Don't worry about what you can't control, but do what you can to help, for example washing your hands regularly.

> Do things that you enjoy and keep yourself busy.


Childline has an excellent website with lots of information about how to stay healthy and ways to manage anxiety.


If you are worried about anything and need an adult to talk to, call Childline.

Horniman Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.