Monday, 23 March 2020 08:13

Coronavirus - Updated Information Featured

The School is now closed for students other than those of critical workers by prior arrangement.

Click here for the Government statement on School Closures

Updated 20 April 2020 - a letter from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education, Essex County Council

All students should be undertaking on-line learning via Sharepoint

 

Click here for the Government's Online Education Resources

Click here for the Annex to our Child Protection Policy during School Closure

Please find updated guidance for parents and carers regarding closure of schools at this link.

Emotional Wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing and mental health are very important at this time.

Please find here a range of sources of information, advice and support which may be useful.

Stay at Home

Click here for the current Government Coronavirus leaflet

 

Cyber security and email scams

Please be aware that there are a number of scams and fraudulent emails being sent at the present time.

Guidance can be found at https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/suspicious-email-actions

In particular there are a number of scams offering families advice, guidance and eligibility checking for Free School Meals but also request financial and banking details. We strongly advise families not to use any of these websites.

Any information families require can be provided by the school or, Essex County Council here or the Government website here

 

Please see this link for further information regarding Coronavirus

rel="noopener">Corona Virus – an update on how schools are operating 

 

 Department for Education

We are continuing to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Public Health England advises that the risk to individuals in the UK is moderate.

For more advice, daily updates and guidance for those who have travelled recently or are intending to travel:

UK Gov - Coronavirus COVID-19 Information for the Public

The current advice from the UK Government is to stay at home and avoid any travel where possible

Click here for the updated "Stay At Home" website

Where to find the latest information

Public Health England blog:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

Guidance for educational settings

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19