Parents, pupils and staff with coronavirus symptoms must get tested and must not come to school. Testing is most effective within 3 days of symptoms developing. Everyone with symptoms can be tested and critical workers can access priority testing. To access the government's information about how to book a test, please click here.
To limit the spread of the virus and protect your community, you will need to self-isolate as required by current regulations (available here) and engage with the Track & Trace system.
School partial re-opening for Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 pupils, as well as vulnerable children and children of critical workers:
We are following the advice from the DfE with regards to the above.
School specific information will be available on each school's website.
Resources for parents and pupils
Information from the Department for Education for parents about supporting their children's education during coronavirus is available here. This link will also allow you to access information specifically aimed at primary school age children, SEND children and about keeping your children safe online, as well as online resources for home learning.
Home learning provided by the First Federation Trust for pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6, who are continuing their learning at home, during the Partial Opening Phase of schools in the UK is available here.
The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
- phone: 0800 046 8687
- email: DfE.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm, and weekends 10am to 4pm.
The latest information and advice from the government for the public on the outbreak of coronavirus, including advice on how to protect yourself and others, what to do if you have symptoms (a fever and/or new persistent cough and/or a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste ), and information about employment & financial support is available here.