Coronavirus Information

Important Updates

Bubbles

The current government advice is to keep children and staff safe by keeping children in separate groups. These are known as ‘bubbles.’ The government have stated that in primary schools that the emphasis is on separating groups rather that social distancing which is more important and effective in secondary schools.

Find out more information about bubbles using the links below.

FAQs – Bubbles

Bubbles poster – Parent friendly

Maintaining Good hygiene

Cleaning procedures posters

Guide to Personal protective equipment

School Letters

You can view all of our letters for parents here

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE have 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)

No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless directed to do so by Public Health England.

The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

Please follow the advice from the Public Health England and the NHS to protect yourself and minimise the spread of the virus.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/869250/Coronavirus_advice_for_educational_settings_poster.pdf

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

COVID-19 Risk Assessment

View Risk Assessment here