Letter from Mrs Hill regarding school reopening
Covid19 Advice Document for Parents
Critical Workers who can access schools or educational settings guidance
For information about where to receive a test for coronavirus, please follow the links below.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers
Please click the links below to receive guidance from the government regarding:
- Closures of schools, childcare and other educational settings
- Easter holidays
- Free school meals
- Vulnerable children
- Critical workers
- Resources and support
Help primary school children continue their education during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Please find a link below which offers guidance for parents and carers to support their children's education at home.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings
Please click on the link below for guidance to help schools and other educational settings provide advice for staff, parents and carers, pupils and students about coronavirus (COVID-19).
It includes information about:
- educational provision for vulnerable children and children of key workers
- the closure of educational settings
- free school meals arrangements
- the cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels
- travel guidance for educational settings
- social distancing in education and childcare settings
- financial support for schools
- online education resources
Supporting vulnerable children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
The guidance for education settings and local authorities on supporting vulnerable young people has been updated. This update includes clarification to the existing guidance on attendance.
This guidance can be found here:
Emotional Health and Well-Being
During these unprecedented times, we are aware that this extended hiatus from school can cause a number of challenges for parents and children. We are very conscious about caring for the emotional health and well-being of children, parents and staff and have therefore provided a link below to offer guidance and support. If there is anything we can support or help with, please contact your class teacher or the school office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guidance for households with symptoms
The full stay at home guidance for households with symptons can be found here:
YMCA - Coronavirus Response
Please follow the link below to find important information about the services and support the YMCA can offer to children, young people and families across Essex.
Child Protection Policy
Arrangements for Safeguarding and Child protection during COVID-19 school closure
The latest guidance and video on hand washing can be found at:
Caring for Vulnerable children and young adults online information resources and support
We realise that during the Coronavirus pandemic, many of you will have worries and concerns for caring for vulnerable children and young adults, there are lots of online resources and organisations that provide support and information;
Carers UK - https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/health/looking-after-your-health/coronavirus-covid-19
Mind - https://www.mind.org.uk/
The Samaritans - https://www.samaritans.org/
Wellchild - https://www.wellchild.org.uk/2020/03/11/covid-19-information-for-parents-and-carers/
National Autistic Society- https://www.autism.org.uk/services/nas-schools/vanguard/news/2020/march/coronavirus-(covid-19)-advice.aspx
Mencap - https://www.mencap.org.uk/advice-and-support/health/coronavirus
Place2Be – https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/
Young Minds - https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/
Covibook – https://www.mindheart.co/descargables
Amaze - https://amazesussex.org.uk/faqs-about-the-coronavirus-for-parent-carers-of-children-with-send-brighton-hove/