Please use this area of the website to find out the latest info on the CoronaVirus and how it affects our School.
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URGENT DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL UNLESS YOU ARE AN ESSENTIAL WORKER AND YOU HAVE NO ALTERNATIVE!
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UPDATED Guidance 16/03/20 8pm If any member of your household has a new, persistent cough or temperature, all members of the household should remain at home for 14 days.
Latest info from the BBC:
Weeth School would like to assure our parents, staff and children that are we are tracking and following advice issued by Public Health England.
The latest information from Public Health England in Educational Settings can be found on the following website:
The Importance of Hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way that we can tackle the spread of Coronavirus. This includes more frequent washing of hands and using the Catch It, Bin it, Kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes. All schools within the trust have given guidance to the children on personal hygiene and are monitoring them daily.
Guidance for washing hands can be found at the following locations:
Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline
The Department for Education Coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Updates/Letters to Parents:
Following my message yesterday I would just like to confirm that, as it stands, school will be open tomorrow. We are all looking forward to seeing the children again.
No doubt you will have seen that cases of Covid-19 are yet again on the rise so, as you would expect, we will continue to be strict with our measures to prevent the spread of our virus.
Just a reminder, can you please remember:
~ Start of the school day window is 8:30am - 8:50am. FS2, Years 1, 5 and 6 at the bottom gate. Years 2, 3 and 4 through the top gate.
~ End of the day window is 3:00pm - 3:15pm please follow the one way system and keep socially distanced at all times.
~ We ask that you wear masks during these times.
Just as before the Christmas break, please follow government guidance if you think anyone in your family has symptoms and keep us informed. Please don't hesitate to call if you think we can help in any way.
Despite the ongoing challenges that Covid brings, I'd like to wish you all a happy and successful 2021.
Miss C Sargent