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  • Online Safety Resources

    Published 30/03/20

    While schools are closed it is important that parents and carers are aware of the current advice and guidelines around online safety. 

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  • A message for you all...

    Published 25/03/20

    Hello all,

    We just wanted to reach out to you today to check you are doing okay. Mrs Robinson and I have had a chat this morning, and we are both well aware that there are dozens of posts on social media about home learning spaces, routines and timetables and we wanted to reassure you all; take your time to settle into our new daily life.

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  • Contact Numbers

    Published 24/03/20

    During Covid-19 school closure, if you cannot get through to the school office, please contact staff on (between 10am - 2pm):

    • 07511 224193
    • 07511 224676

     

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  • Update: School Closure - Key Worker Guidance

    Published 20/03/20

    Dear Parents/Carers,

    The government has asked that we remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children where we can.

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  • Government Announcement - School Closure

    Published 19/03/20

    The Government has taken the decision to close schools from 3.15pm on Friday 20th March 2020 to all but vulnerable pupils and those of key workers.

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  • An Update from Mrs Dodds

    Published 19/03/20

    Following the Prime Minister's briefing yesterday, we are seeking further clarification regarding the implications from our school.

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  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 Update

    Published 18/03/20

    Thank you all so much for your continued patience with the current situation.

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  • Update re: Coronavirus/Covid-19

    Published 17/03/20

    Thank you all for your continued support in these difficult times. I am writing to you today to update you on the measures we are taking in school in light of Coronavirus/Covid-19.

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  • Coronavirus/Covid-19 Update

    Published 13/03/20

    Our school continues to take advice from Public Health England and the Department for Education regarding the Corona virus. We are advised to continue to keep our school open unless we are advised by the authorities to do differently. We will inform you as soon as possible if this advice changes.

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  • World Book Day 2020

    Published 05/03/20

    Thursday 5th March 2020 was World Book Day!

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  • KS1 Dinosaur 'WOW' Day

    Published 25/02/20

    On Monday 24th September 2020, Year 1 and 2 enjoyed a ROARSOME Dinosaur WOW Day as part of their 'ROAR!' topic this term.

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  • Public Health England Guidance re: Coronavirus/COVID-19

    Published 24/02/20

    Please be advised we are following Public Health England guidelines in regards to Coronavirus/Covid-19. Please find the guidelines here - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19.

    Please find attached an a Public Health England advice poster which we also have displayed around school.

    If your child has a specific medical condition that the school is already aware of, please contact the school office if you have any concerns.

     

    The Department for Health issued new guidance relating to Coronavirus on 26th February 2020:

    “If you have returned from these specific areas since 19 February, you should call NHS 111 and stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms:

    If you have returned from these areas since 19 February and develop symptoms, however mild, you should stay indoors at home and avoid contact with other people immediately and call NHS 111. You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms.

    • northern Italy (anywhere north of Pisa, Florence and Rimini)
    • Vietnam
    • Cambodia
    • Laos
    • Myanmar”

     

    If you would like to check the latest government information about coronavirus/covid-19 please visit www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public or call the NHS on 111. If you have any concerns, please contact your GP surgery for further advice.

     

    Further Guidance from the DFE:

     

    Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

    Yesterday, we launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

    Phone: 0800 046 8687
    Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
    Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

    • No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England.

    Where to find the latest information

    Updates on COVID-19:

    Guidance for educational settings:

    Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

     
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