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Covid-19 Advice and Information

What to do if your child is displaying symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19)

If your child becomes unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature, or has a loss of, or change in, their normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia), they must follow the guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection: 

COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection 

If you have any concerns regarding attendance please contact the Attendance Office at or by ringing Reception on 01273 852222. If you are calling after school hours please leave a message.

Government Guidance for Christmas Period

First Published 29 November 2020

Letter from Public Health England - 23 September 2020

23rd September - PHE letter to parents and guardians.pdf

Letter from the Director of Public Health  - 4 September 2020

DPH Letter to Parents and Carers.pdf

Department for Education Guidance 

What parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak 

  1. Updated the information on primary assessments and GCSE and A Level exams in summer 2021, Ofsted inspections and exams for selective schools.

  2. Updated to reflect the local restrictions, including changes to the sections on shielding, face coverings, school and college trips and extra-curricular activities. We have also added information about performances in schools.

Help secondary school children continue their education during Coronavirus - Updated 16 July 2020

Help Children with SEND continue their education during Coronavirus

- Updated 16 July 2020

COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing - Updated 16 June 2020

Coronavirus(COVID-19): travellers exempt from English border rules - Updated 3 June 2020

Opening schools and educational settings to more pupils from 1 June: guidance for parents and carers - Updated 15 June 2020

Department for Education

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

We have translated our guidance for parents and carers with children in nursery, school, or college in the autumn term.

The guidance is now available in the following languages:


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