We’re excited to welcome our pupils back to school on Wednesday 9 September 2020. We have been working hard with the amended guidance (amended MANY times over the holidays) to prepare for the return. The plans are detailed, risk assessed and signed off by the CEO and the trustees and follow all the current guidance. As I have said before the guidance has a habit of being changed at very short notice and I am certain there will be more changes and we will react swiftly if needed to change protocols. I will inform you of any changes as and when I hear about them. You can find the up to date risk assessment here. The trust position on face coverings is that there is no requirement for face coverings for staff and children in Primary schools. The secondary schools have put in place systems for using face coverings only in high transit areas and where social distancing is very difficult to adhere to.
I am sure you will have heard talk of schools operating ‘bubbles’. As we are such a small school we will be operating as one bubble. This means that although we aim to keep movement between classes to a minimum the children will all mix for break, lunchtime and collective worship this will allow us to remain as ‘normal’ as we can.
The main points of guidance around a bubble organisation are:
Further information about organisation, the school day, behaviour, attendance and more can be found in my letter dated 4 September 2020.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact the school on T: 01765 640277 or E: email@example.com
Please take a look here for the latest Government guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.