Useful Information for Parents:
If you are worried about whether your child is showing symptoms, whether they should come to school, or whether you need to book a test, have a look at the guide below.
COVID19 Parent Guide
As a staff and governors, we take the reopening of our school during this pandemic extremely seriously. Below you will find the risk assessment we will be following to ensure all children and staff are as protected as they can be in a school environment.
COVID 19 Risk Assessment for Reopening School
We intend to reopen our school to all children, however to do so safely for children and staff we will have to put certain measures in place to protect us all. We are faced with an ever changing picture and so there may be changes to our plans - if this is the case, we will communicate these with you.
We have reopened school in the form of 4 ‘bubbles’. Children will remain in their own bubble and will not mix with children from other bubbles:
Bubble 1: Nursery and Reception
Bubble 2: Year 1 and Year 2
Bubble 3: Year 3 and Year 4
Bubble 4: Year 5 and Year 6
Arriving at/leaving school
Children in bubble 1 and bubble 2 will arrive at school between 8:45am and 8:55am. They will be collected at 2:45pm. Reception children will use the Reception classroom door (at the front of school) and Year 1 and 2 children will use the main entrance to access their classrooms at the back of the hall. These are the doors they will exit at the end of the day also.
Children in bubble 3 and bubble 4 will arrive at school between 8:50am and 9:05am. They will be collected at 3.00pm. They will enter and exit school through their classroom’s outside doors, located around the side and back of school. Staff will be on hand to help direct children to the correct door so please ensure they’re not worried about this.
For those who have children in different bubbles, the arrival and collection times will be that of the youngest child.
Due to the need to socially distance, all families must stick to their allotted times and therefore must not be late.
There will be breakfast and afterschool club from 7am, in the hall, until 5:00pm. Children will be kept in their bubbles during this time. At the moment, we will not be providing other after school activity clubs.
Hand washing will continue to be high priority and hand sanitiser is available throughout school.
Deep cleaning will take place at the end of every day as well as continuous cleaning throughout the day.
If your child has any symptoms, contact school in the first instance. Also if any children show symptoms at school we will contact you immediately and Public Health guidance will be followed.
Children will be expected to wear their full school uniform apart from on the one day per week where they will wear their full PE kit.
Children will have their own personal equipment to use in class.
The Government has confirmed that attendance is compulsory and the usual attendance procedures will apply. However, if your child has been given clinical guidance, please contact school in September and we will discuss how we can support you.