As we now move to living with COVID, face to face education in school for as many pupils as possible remains our top priority. Children miss out on too much learning as well as social skills and wider opportunities when schools are closed. Our school is fully open to give pupils our full curriculum offer and access to wider opportunities;
Staff and pupil absences due to COVID-19 are likely to lessen now. However, we do need to be prepared for all eventualities. The government has issued new guidelines for schools and we are using these expectations to find ways to be more flexible so that as many pupils learn in school as much as possible. This may include;
We would welcome parents' support and understanding to help us do this. Help us to get ready for all eventualities by;
Public Health Guidance advises that children who test positive for COVID-19 can return to school after 3 days of isolation.
Pupils can and should attend school even if someone in their household has tested positive for COVID-19; if children become unwell (e.g. a high temperature, cough, cold like symptoms) it is best if they stay away from school until they are feeling better.