Please continue to keep yourself and your children safe.
COVID 19 has not gone away.
We have to be forever vigilant. Ongoing review of procedures continues in school.
All up to date information found here...
Should your child develop Covid symptoms please contact the school office and follow the guidance below.
Updated Guidance on Self Isolation for September 2021
Pupils, staff and other adults should follow public health advice on when to self-isolate and what to do.
1.They should not come into school if they have symptoms, have had a positive test result or other reasons requiring them to stay at home due to the risk of them passing on COVID-19 (for example, they are required to quarantine).
2. If anyone in our school develops COVID-19 symptoms, however mild, they will be sent home and they should follow public health advice.
3. Staff who do not need to isolate ie are fully vaccinated or are not able to get vaccinated for medical reasons (in this case they must have informed their line manager or Mrs Bury), and children and young people aged under 18 years 6 months who usually attend school, and have been identified as a close contact, should continue to attend school as normal.
4. Staff/pupils who have symptoms should not attend the school, given the potential risk to others. If a parent or carer insists on a pupil attending your school, we will take the decision to refuse the pupil if, in our reasonable judgement, it is necessary to protect other pupils and staff from possible infection with COVID-19. Any decision would need to be carefully considered in light of all the circumstances and current public health advice
For your information
Definition of contact
A ‘contact’ is a person who has been close to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 anytime from 2 days before the person was symptomatic up to 10 days from onset of symptoms (this is when they are infectious to others). For example, a contact can be:
People who spend significant time in the same household as a person who has tested positive for COVID 19
A person who has had face to face contact (within one metre), with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, including:
Being coughed on
A person who has had face to face conversation within one metre.
Skin to skin physical contact, or
Contact within one metre for one minute or longer without face-to-face contact
A person who has been within 2 metres of someone who has tested positive for covid-19 for more than 15 minutes
A person who has travelled in a small vehicle with someone who has tested positive for covid-19 or in a large vehicle or plane near someone who has tested positive for covid-19.
Coronavirus – Daily update to all early years, children’s social care, schools and further education providers
Coronavirus information updates.
Risk Assessment for return to school in September 2021
This link will help you to understand the actions we are adhering to in school to keep us all safe but also to enable the school to continue to move forward to a more normal way of life following Covid 19. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-early-years-and-childcare-closures/actions-for-early-years-and-childcare-providers-during-the-covid-19-pandemic#control-measures
This is a difficult and surreal time and we all need to know that there is someone out there to listen. At this difficult time we are always here in school to help. You can telephone or email. There are also a growing number of support groups in place now who are there to give additional support. Mrs Eaborn has been in contact with many parents and is always on the end of the phone should anyone need any support or advice. Mobile number is 07562337321
They are available to providing information, advice and resources. On the website, there are a growing number of resources to help families entertain and educate their children, support their mental health, maintain their wellbeing at home.
b. Starting Well:
c. SEND Local Offer:
The campaign is evolving and developing all the time in response to national guidance and local demand and is there for us all.
Stay safe everyone.
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