Parents will be aware that additional care is being taken at the present time to minimise the risk of the transmission of Coronavirus. The school will be following the advice of the Department for Education and Public Health England in this respect. School routines and expectations are continuing as normal, but we are encouraging pupils and teachers to wash their hands frequently and to exercise additional care in using tissues if sneezing or coughing. Tissues should be binned after use. Please ensure that pupils come to school with an adequate supply of clean tissues. Soap will be available in all pupil toilets and it is helpful if pupils are reminded to use it when washing their hands. We will also be reminding pupils of these sensible precautions at regular intervals over the weeks ahead.
The government has set up a special hotline for any parents, pupils or staff who have concerns:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Further guidance which parents and pupils may find useful includes:
Updates on COVID-19:
Guidance for educational settings:
Update on the Phase 2 Return to School
We absolutely appreciate all of the support that we have received from parents and our school community at this time. We have received many emails thanking us for all that we are doing in preparation for the Phase 2 return of Years R and 1 to schools after June 1st.
Many parents have also emailed into the schools and asked questions about what school and the provision for your child will look like after June 1st. Many of the questions asked have a common theme. Therefore I have produced a document with some frequently asked questions and answers in order to help with some of your thoughts and concerns about the next phase of our school journey together.
Please remember that we are always here to support you, so please do not hesitate to ask if you need any further help or advice.