COVID-19 (Coronavirus) updates

UPDATE 18th March 2020 - School closure 

School will be closed to most pupils after Friday 20th March until further notice, apart from those whose parents are keyworkers and those with particular needs. 

This page is to share information about the measures we are taking to keep all of the school community safe during the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak and share learning resources to help parents and pupils whilst they are at home.

We continue to monitor the situation regularly and to follow the advice of Public Health England (PHE) and the UK government.

The page will be updated as necessary with the latest letters to parents and carers and other relevant information.


Following the announcement by Boris Johnson (16th March 2020), anyone with a new, continuous cough or high temperature is now advised to self-isolate for 14 days along with all other members of the household.

Individual should use the NHS 111 online service here and answer the questions regarding their condition after which guidance will be given. 

Further informaton can be found here


If you have any enquiries please contact the school office by telephone 0116 2773584 or email to Please keep these to a minimum and necessary/urgent enquiries only. Please do not message the school Facebook page regarding COVID-19, please refer to the UK government guidance.

Letters to parents

Parent letter - school closure GF

Parents and Carers letter 14 days all household GF

Prime Minister's statement 16th March 2020

Official guidance

Government response - includes links to stay at home guidance and NHS information:

Guidance on social distancing and vulnerable people:


Curriculum resources

In order to prepare for a possible closure, we will be sending every child home with a curriculum resource pack which includes reading, writing and maths and some topic work. In addition to these resources, we have provided a suggested list of web links below to further support your child’s learning.

If your child is currently self-isolating, please make use of these links; we plan to get a pack to you as soon as we can.

Existing packages:

Mathletics (KS2 ONLY)

Mathletics parent guide

TT Rockstars (KS2 ONLY)

Education City

Accelerated Reader

Easter fun:

Easter Challenges GF

Greenfield 3D animal task

Suggested websites:

All resources are free to access.

Teacher's Pet  -

Boogie beebies can be accessed through cbeebies

Rob Biddulph, bestselling and multi award-winning author/illustrator is doing live art lessons every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am. He is also the official World Book Day Illustrator for 2019 and 2020