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Chipping Ongar Primary School

Coronavirus Links

Letter from Mrs Hill regarding school reopening

Covid19 Advice Document for Parents

Coronavirus Testing


For information about where to receive a test for coronavirus, please follow the links below.



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

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



Hand Washing


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 -
Mind -
The Samaritans -
Wellchild -
National Autistic Society
Mencap -
Place2Be –
Young Minds -  
Covibook –
Amaze -


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