Coronavirus

Latest information on the Coronavirus

Click here to view a Children’s Guide to Coronavirus 

Letters to secondary parents

Daily secondary newsletters

Letter to parents re setting of work – Friday 3rd April 

Letter to parents re Year 11 Exams update – Friday 3rd April

Letter to Year 8 parents re preferences – Tuesday 24th March

Flier with useful information about supporting students to work from home

Click here to view all letters to secondary parents re Coronavirus.

Click here to view a list of secondary staff email addresses. 

Letters to primary parents

Click here to view all letters to primary parents re Coronavirus.

Primary email addresses:

Accessing work from home

Primary

Click here to view the guidance on how primary students should access work from home 

Secondary

Click here to view a helpful sheet on how to access How my Homework, Google classroom and other useful information.

Click here to access Show my Homework/Satchel One 

 

Click here to view information about ‘Active Learn’ Maths work for Secondary students. Work will be uploaded to this platform and feedback will be given.

 

Government Coronavirus action plan

Last week the Coronavirus action plan was launched. This document sets out what the UK as a whole has done to tackle the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and what it plans to do next.

The action plan can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan

The document includes:

  • what we know about the virus and the disease it causes
  • how we have planned for an infectious disease outbreak, such as the current coronavirus outbreak
  • the actions we have taken so far in response to the current coronavirus outbreak
  • what we are planning to do next, depending upon the course the current coronavirus outbreak takes
  • the role the public can play in supporting this response, now and in the future

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

The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.

Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

https://twitter.com/NHSuk/status/1235112744917049346

Public Health England has a dedicated webpage with a range of posters and digital materials at:

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resources

Sign up is quick, free and means you will be alerted as more resources are made available.

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

On Monday 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)

Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

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