Coronavirus Updates

Last Updated: 3rd April 13:00 (Home Learning)

This is a new evolving section of the website, please check back on a regular basis for any official updates from the school.

Home Learning

We have added a new ‘Home Learning’ section, with links to each of the year groups – you will find the relevant home learning advice, homework grids, suggested timeframes and many other varied online learning resources.

Closure of Educational Settings Information

www.gov.uk: closure of educational settings – information for parents and carers

Latest Parent Letter

Dear Parents/Carers,

Re: Coronavirus update – school closure to most pupils

Following on from our last update, We’re now writing to let you know that we have now been instructed to close the school to almost all children after Friday 20th March until further notice.

An informative video to share with your children if they’ve any questions

As advised by the government, we will do all we can to stay open for the children of key workers (e.g. NHS staff, police, others in frontline services) and children with certain needs.

All other children will need to stay at home, so we ask that you do not send your child into school from Monday 23rd March onwards.

Please note that this is a national closure – as you may have heard in the news – so while it is a challenging situation, we are not alone. We’ll re-open fully as soon as we can and will let you know when this is by email, text and on the website.

What we’ll continue doing while your child is at home

Your child’s learning is of course important to us, so we’ll continue to help your child to learn.

  1. Information about work they can be doing will be posted on our website from Monday.
  2. It is an expectation from the government that children will be working every day whilst they are off school.  This will ensure that they continue to progress and will minimize the impact of school closure.

If your child qualifies for pupil premium we will also be in touch with more information about how we will continue to provide this, with support from a scheme that the government has just announced.

This is as much as we know right now and we appreciate your continued patience with as we deal with this ever-changing situation. We understand that this latest news will have an impact on you and your family and it’s far from ideal, but we’ll continue to keep in touch with any updates as the situation develops.

And remember: if you or your child feels ill and you want to know what to do next, please use NHS 111 online.

Thank you again for your continued support, and we will be in touch with more information when we can.

Miss Laws and Mrs O’Callaghan

Should I Self-Isolate?

It is also important to self-isolate if you, your children or anyone you have been in close contact with has a high temperature or shows other symptoms of the virus. If you are in any doubt then our advice is to call 111 and they will advise you further. If you or a member of your family is coughing or runs a temperature then the whole family need to self isolate for fourteen days.

At present evidence is also showing that children are at the lowest risk when it comes to catching the Coronavirus. Children make up a very small percentage of worldwide cases of the virus and the symptoms are nearly always extremely mild. Currently it is the older members of our population who are most at risk or anyone with an underlying health condition.

School Clubs & Events

Cancelled Clubs: All clubs with the exception of Breakfast

Continuing Clubs: Breakfast

Cancelled Events: Mothers’ Day Tea Party, PTFA Discos, Easter Fair, Easter Church Service, Year 1 Family Worship, Ducklings Family Worship

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