COVID-19

This page will be updated as regularly as possible with information regarding the spread of coronavirus, and its impact on our school.

For urgent out of hours (weekday evenings and weekends) communication regarding Coronavirus symptoms or test results parents can call 07376465826This phone is regularly monitored out of school hours. 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 2021

  • Change to INSET.  INSETS  01/09/20 and 02/09/20 to allow preparations for the return of all children.  20/07/21 will now not be an INSET day.
  • INSET 09/11/20

 

New Starters

  • Reception (Group 1) new starters to arrive at 9:00AM and come down to the Reception gate.  Session will end at 2.55pm. Children collected from the top playground.
  • Reception (Group 2) new starters to arrive at 9:00AM and come down to the Reception gate.  Session will end at 11.30am. Children collected from the top playground.
  • Reception (Group 3) to enter at the Main Entrance to school at 12:30PM. Children collected from the top playground at 2:55PM.

 

 

Before and After School Club

  • Before School Club will now run from 7:45-8:45AM at a cost of £2:00.  This must be booked and paid for on the Gateway App.
  • After School Club will run from 3:00-6:00PM
  • 3:00 – 4:00PM £3.25
  • 3:00 – 5:00PM £6.50
  • 3:00 - 5:30PM £9.50
  • This must be booked and paid for online

Before and After School Club

  • Before School Club will now run from 7:45-8:45AM at a cost of £2:00.  This must be booked and paid for on the Gateway App.
  • After School Club will run from 3:00-6:00PM
  • 3:00 – 4:00PM £3.25
  • 3:00 – 5:00PM £6.50
  • 3:00 - 5:30PM £9.50
  • This must be booked and paid for online

Before and After School Club

  • Review Breakfast Club provision and possible reintroduction of ‘free’ provision.

Start of day

Entry to school in alphabetical order.  Please arrive promptly, at your given time, so that we don’t have too many people congregating in one place. Children and their adult will enter through the main gate at their given time and line up on the markings.  Staff will be on the playground to greet the children.  The children will then be guided to the correct entrance by staff.  Y1-2 will enter on the through the bottom playground and Y3-6 will enter through the main Reception. Parents should exit through the small gate on the top playground.

8.30-8.40 A-H

8.40-8.50 I-P

      8.50-9.00 Q-Z

Start of day

  • Review according to national guidance
  • We will continue to work towards a return to ‘normal’ as soon as is possible

End of day

Children will be brought up in their classes to the top playground where they will be handed to the adults waiting for them on the markers.  You will be able to exit through the small gate at the side. Siblings will leave together to avoid parents congregating on the playground.                       

Nursery 2:50 – 2:55

Reception 2:55 – 3:00

Year 1 3:00 – 3:05

Year 2 3:05 – 3:10

Year 3 3:10 – 3:15

Year 4 3:15 – 3:20

Year 5 3:20 – 3:25

Year 6 3:25 – 3:30

 

Start of day

  • Review according to national guidance
  • We will continue to work towards a return to ‘normal’ as soon as is possible

Meet the teacher

  • Delivered via Zoom week beginning 07/09/20

 

 

Breaks

  • Children will have their 20 minute break outdoors, in their class pod.

 

 

Lunch

  • Children to remain with their class pod.  Kitchen will offer a packed lunch.

Nursery 11:45 – 1:00

Reception 11:30 – 12:30 (from week 14/09/20)

Year 1 12:00 – 1:00

Year 2 12:00 – 1:00

Year 3/4 11:30-12:30

Year 5/6 12:00 – 1:00

Lunch

  • Hot meals will be offered
  • Review lunch procedures

 

Clubs

  • No Clubs in Autumn 1

Clubs

  • Teachers may offer a club to the children in their own class

Clubs

  • Review whether teachers can offer clubs to children from other classes

Trips

  • No trips

Trips

  • No trips

Trips

  • Review ability to recommence educational visits

Outside Providers

  • Visitors to school will be limited to specialist support e.g. Speech & Language

Outside Providers

  • Visitors to school will be limited to specialist support

Outside Providers

  • Open to visitors e.g. music teachers

Reporting to Parents - Parents’ Evening

  • Appointments online via Zoom, or Teams

 

Reporting to Parents

  • Written report
  • Review online Parents’ Evenings or face to face meetings

Swimming

  • No lessons in Autumn 1 for Year 3

Swimming

  • Review latest guidance

 

Online Provision

  • Class pages will be updated with Autumn Term Knowledge Organisers (as normal)
  • School is currently developing online lesson content that can accessed should school need to close

 

Online Provision

  • School will have a system for providing online teaching and learning that can be accessed due to school closure

 

Equipment

  • Only necessary equipment in school
  • School bags can be used
  • Lunchboxes and water bottles are allowed to be brought from home
  • Each child should have a small, plastic pencil case to hold their equipment.  School will provide pens and pencils
  • PE kits

 

 

Hygiene & Cleaning

  • Handwashing routines adhered to throughout the day
  • Regular cleaning throughout the day

Hygiene & Cleaning

  • Handwashing routines adhered to throughout the day
  • Regular cleaning throughout the day

Hygiene & Cleaning

  • Handwashing routines adhered to throughout the day
  • Regular cleaning throughout the day

 

Coronavirus related absences quick reference guide – correct as 6th August 2020

What to do if…

Action needed

Return to school when…

…my child has coronavirus symptoms

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate
  • Get a test
  • Inform school immediately about test result

…the test comes back negative.

…my child tests positive for coronavirus

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate for at least10 days
  • Inform school immediately about test result

...they feel better. They can return to school after 10 days even if they have a cough or loss of smell/taste. These symptoms can last for several weeks once the infection is gone.

…somebody in my household has coronavirus symptoms

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate
  • Household member to get a test
  • Inform school immediately about test result

…the household member test is negative.

…somebody in my household has tested positive for coronavirus

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation

… NHS test and trace have identified my child as a ‘close contact’ of somebody with symptoms or confirmed coronavirus

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

 

…the child has completed 14 days of self-isolation

…we/my child travelled and has to self-isolate a part of a period of quarantine

  • Do not take unauthorised leave in term time
  • Consider quarantine requirements and FCO advice when booking travel
  • Provide information to school as per attendance policy

 

Returning from a destination where quarantine is needed:

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school daily
  • Self-isolate for 14 days

…the quarantine period of 14 days has been completed

…we have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding.

  • Do not come to school
  • Contact school as required
  • Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again

… restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school again.

 

In school, we will continue to encourage regular handwashing, and the use of tissues to 'Catch It, Bin It, Kill It".

Any further available information will be provided on this page as and when it is available. Up-to-date information on the actions taken by Public Health England are available on their website:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people

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