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.
If you have any enquiries please contact the school office by telephone 0116 2773584 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Prime Minister's statement 16th March 2020
Government response - includes links to stay at home guidance and NHS information:
Guidance on social distancing and vulnerable people:
Each child has been sent 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. We will update these regularly with new links and help for parents.
Mathletics (KS2 ONLY)
TT Rockstars (KS2 ONLY)
All resources are free to access.
Science (codes issued weekly to access) https://bpes.bp.com/resources/list
w/c 18th May
- Aged 4-7 Introducing materials with a waterproof materials experiment and a great song - 64178
- Aged 7-9 Living Environments online experiment - 85171
- Aged 9-11 Dissolving solids activity - 50056
- Earth and Space topic starter - 33879
https://mathshub.thirdspacelearning.com/ Currently free for parents
Twinkl Parents' hub https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents
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 http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob
Helping your child understand the pandemic
Coronavirus - a Nosy Crow book for children, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
How not to go to school - Parsley Mimblewood saves the world, written by a primary school teacher in Yorkshire, Mike Forde
The Book of Hopes - Words and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown
All are free to download.