Return to Autumn Term 2020

Update 30/12/2020

Good evening, 

I hope you are all well and have had a great Christmas. 

Many of you will have watched or heard the main points from the latest government guidance. Our school will be in a tier 4 area from 00.01 Thursday  31st December 2020.  Our school is not in one of the tier 4 areas where primary schools will close and we will be open from Monday 4th January as planned. 

We are all aware that guidance is changing daily and I will continue to keep you up to date with any changes. Please see below for plans if there is a closure and what tier 4 restrictions are.

In order to keep our school community safe, please follow the national and school guidelines.

Have a great weekend, take care of yourselves and we are all looking forward to seeing you and the children on Monday.

Best wishes

Craig Woodward

School Closure

If there is a school closure, it is highly likely that we will have vulnerable and key worker children in school.

  • I will set up an online survey for you to apply for a place in the key worker bubbles. 
  • You will need to provide evidence that you are entitled to a place, such as work identification, letter headed paper or a work email.  List of keyworkers
  • Pupils will be placed into bubbles appropriate to their age where possible. Pupils from the same family will be in the same bubble. 
  • Pupils will be taught the curriculum and challenged appropriately. Other than not being in their normal classes,  the pupils won’t notice much difference in the day to day running of the school. 

Home learning

  • Teachers have already planned work for two weeks for their classes that will match the provision they would have had in school. 
  • Pupils will use the website, google classrooms and purple mash. Work will be printed and posted as requested.
  • Parents and pupils are encouraged to use the class emails to keep in contact with the teachers and ask any questions. It may not be the class teacher that replies. Parents will be contacted by phone at least once every two weeks. Parents can request phone calls through email as needed. 

We hope this won’t be necessary and we will support all families and ensure there is little or no loss of learning. 

Tier 4 Guidance