Guys Marsh Mum Explains How Pandemic Has Affected Her Daughter’s Mental Wellbeing

Alfred volunteer Jane Smith has learned about some of the challenges faced by local mums during the lockdown.

Today, Jane meets Katie Scammell, a mum-of-five who lives in Guys Marsh. Katie offers us an insight into the difficulty of home-schooling in rural North Dorset, where broadband is slow.

She says her daughter has been deeply affected by the pandemic and has not felt able to return to school.