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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

We understand that the current situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) can cause anxiety for many of our families and staff in school. In light of continuing Government updates and advice, we can provide the following information for your reference. This page is updated regularly. 

Please be assured that we are taking all necessary steps to mitigate the risks of the virus spreading in school. 

As always, if you have any questions or want to discuss the concerns in more detail, then please contact a member of staff in school. We thank you for your understanding and support during this unique and challenging time. 

Thank you



School Specific Information & Letters (Click the links below to be taken to the relevant document)

You can find out more about how we have used the Covid-19 Catch Up Premium to support children and young people in school by clicking here

Outbreak Management Plan V4

Visitors in School Risk Assessment V14

Whole School Risk Assessment V26

We also regularly share updates in our school newsletters which you can find here.


Please find our previous academic year Covid-19 updates here.  


Department for Education Guidance (Click the links below to be taken to the relevant document)

All Government guidance in one place - You can find all of the documents from DfE (old and new) by clicking this link.

Guidance for Parents/Carers - Information for parents and carers about the closure of schools and other educational settings following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Department for Education - There is now a specific Coronavirus Helpline established for staff, parents and pupils, which outlines useful sources of information.


The latest Department for Education information can be found here:


Department for Health Guidance (Click the links below to be taken to the relevant document)

Government Updates - National Government updates on Coronavirus

Handwashing Advice - Watch this short NHS film for guidance on effective hand washing procedures

Common Questions - This short video provides answers to the 5 most commonly asked questions in relation to Coronavirus (Covid-19)