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Covid-19 Latest Information

WSFG Risk Assessment October 2020 /  RA Photos

DfE Latest Information for Parents/Carers - including NHS Test & Trace App

From the DfE - translations of Children Returning to School Booklet
 

Translation of guidance for parents and carers on early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term

Information for parents/carers re Children Returning to School

e-mail to all parents/carers re face masks in school - 4 September 2020

Face Mask fact Sheet for parents/carers

London Borough of Waltham Forest updates 

Here is a booklet full of information that we hope will help our students and parents/carers during this uncertain time ...

A Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty


Remote Learning for Years 7-10 - Summer Term 2020
Advice for Parents/Carers on Remote Learning Access
Information about remote learning can be found here
Using Teams on a Mobile Phone
FAQ about Remote Learning
Information about Difficulties Accessing Free School Meal Vouchers

DfE Updates - 2 July 2020

What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term - updated 2 July 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): cancellation of GCSEs, AS and A levels in 2020

Arrangements for examinations and assessments in 2020/21


Latest Government Advice for Shielding Patients - June 2020

DfE Update - What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak - 2 June 2020

Statement from the Leader of LBWF on Schools Reopening

DfE Guidance for secondary school provision from 15 June 2020

Department for Education Information Update 21 May 2020

Department for Education Information for Parents/Carers 1 May 2020


Covid -19 - Useful information for families - Financial/Hardship & Support Information


Letter to Year 11 Students and Parents/Carers 22 March 2020 


Keyworker Letter - Urgent response required - 20 March 2020


COVID-19 Letter to Parents and Carers 18 March 2020


Please see the links below for further information.


Letter to Parents and Carers 17 March 2020


COVID-19 Update

The school has been keeping students, parents/carers and staff up to date on the latest developments on the spread of COVID-19 and the school will continue to follow the advice of the government via the Department for Education and Public Health England. Following the Cobra meeting held yesterday by the Prime Minister, the school will remain open, until advised otherwise by the government. However, as the situation may change over the course of the next few weeks, staff are preparing work for students to complete at home in the event of a regional or nationwide closure of schools. It is therefore vital to ensure that the school office have the correct contact number for parents and carers, as in the event of a closure we would use our usual methods of communication to inform the school community, such as Groupcall and the school website. If you have recently changed your contact number, please inform the school office.

In light of the decision to keep schools open, you may be aware that we have provided tissues in all classrooms and that the toilets have now been opened throughout the day to allow students to wash their hands. Please remind your child to wash their hands on arrival at school and when they arrive home after school. The Leadership Team last week focused on informing students of the present issue through assemblies.  As well as dispelling myths, the slides used, which you may find helpful, can be found below.

A reminder that should you, or your child, experience any symptoms that indicate that you could have COVID-19 such as a continuous cough and fever, please follow the self-isolation guidance issued by the government, which can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

Due to the travel restrictions placed on Italy and in line with advice, you may be aware that the ski trip scheduled to take place in April has been cancelled. We are reviewing all planned trips on a case by case basis and will inform parents of any cancellations via e-mail.

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