Covid 19 - Update

We are closely following Government advice and guidance from the Department for education and Public Health England, reviewing this on a daily basis.

Latest guidance following a rolling release from DFE and the Secretary of State for Education 23rd March 2020:

  • SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSING TO MOST PUPILS FROM MONDAY 23RD MARCH 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
  • Please adhere to Government guidance on staying at home from Tuesday 24th March 2020.

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

  • For today Friday 20th March pupils and staff should attend school as normal unless they show any of the symptoms of coronavirus.
  • From Monday 23rd March 2020 school will be open for the most vulnerable pupils and those with a parent who is a keyworker. Please see the list below. Please do not ring our admin team but text your child's name, your keyworker profession and company details to our texting service number on 07860 095888 by midday today.
  • Please keep checking updated on this site and our Twitter page for any changes. Please do not ring our admin team for updates as our lines need to be available for urgent calls and advice.

Keyworker information:

Health and social care

This includes but is not limited to doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, care workers, and other frontline health and social care staff including volunteers; the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector; those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributers of medicines and medical and personal protective equipment.

Education and childcare

This includes nursery and teaching staff, social workers and those specialist education professionals who must remain active during the COVID-19 response to deliver this approach.

Key public services

This includes those essential to the running of the justice system, religious staff, charities and workers delivering key frontline services, those responsible for the management of the deceased, and journalists and broadcasters who are providing public service broadcasting.

Local and national government

This only includes those administrative occupations essential to the effective delivery of the COVID-19 response or delivering essential public services such as the payment of benefits, including in government agencies and arms length bodies.

Food and other necessary goods

This includes those involved in food production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery as well as those essential to the provision of other key goods (for example hygienic and veterinary medicines).

Public safety and national security

This includes police and support staff, Ministry of Defence civilians, contractor and armed forces personnel (those critical to the delivery of key defence and national security outputs and essential to the response to the COVID-19 pandemic), fire and rescue service employees (including support staff), National Crime Agency staff, those maintaining border security, prison and probation staff and other national security roles, including those overseas.

Transport

This includes those who will keep the air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the COVID-19 response, including those working on transport systems through which supply chains pass.

Utilities, communication and financial services

This includes staff needed for essential financial services provision (including but not limited to workers in banks, building societies and financial market infrastructure), the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors (including sewerage), information technology and data infrastructure sector and primary industry supplies to continue during the COVID-19 response, as well as key staff working in the civil nuclear, chemicals, telecommunications (including but not limited to network operations, field engineering, call centre staff, IT and data infrastructure, 999 and 111 critical services), postal services and delivery, payments providers and waste disposal sectors.

NHS Latest Guidance

NHS

School Nursing Team point of contact

01302 566766

Department for Education Update

The announcement on 18 March 2020 advises that schools will close to most pupils at the end of the day on Friday 20th March. Until then staff and children should attend education or work as normal but should stay at home if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others.

DFE for schools

Home learning activities to support

Printed Learning Packs -  are available from the front entrance of school for families to support your child/rens learning. Families self isolating please arrange for collection with a friend or other family member. Class learning packs are available from the SharePoint link below, just click.

Learning Packs

We have added some useful websites that can be used to sign up to for free for them to access learning videos, activities and games. Please click on the link for guidance for websites for learning.

Learning website compendium

Oxford Owl for home learning

Oxford Owl

Phonics Play U.K.

Phonics Play

BBC Bitesize for Primary

BBC Bitesize

Timestable Rockstars

Timestable Rockstars

Maths with parents

Maths with parents

Kidspell

Kidsspell

Learn British Kids

Learn British Kids

Disclaimer clause: The information provided on this website applies to the academic year 2018/2019. It should not be assumed that there will be no change affecting the relevant arrangements before the start of, or in relation to, subsequent years.  The information and policies contained on the website are constantly being reviewed, amended and updated.

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