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Coronavirus News

 

The School is currently closed following guidance from the Department for Education and the School Site is inaccessible to pupils and parents until further notice. The only children currently on site are vulnerable children and children of those that have been identified as keyworker's.

 

Latest News in relation to the School Closure

21st May 2020 - Information about Reopening

21st May 2020 - Reopening Update

18th May 2020 - Update Letter

12th May 2020 - Letter to Parents regarding School Opening 

10th May 2020 - Prime Minister Announcement

7th May 2020 - Support Update

22nd April 2020 - Safeguarding Policy: Annex 1 Coronavirus Update

25th March 2020 - Free School Meal Scam

23rd March 2020 - Further Advice to Keyworker's Letter

21st March 2020 - Attending School During Lockdown Letter

20th March 2020 - Key Worker Update Letter

20th March 2020 - School Closure Update Letter

19th March 2020 - School Closure Letter

18th March 2020 - Wonde Information Letter

17th March 2020 - Non Essential Contact Letter (Polish Translation)

16th March 2020 - Contingency Arrangements Letter (Polish Translation)

13th March 2020 - Self Isolation Advice Letter (Polish Translation)

29th February 2020 - Coronavirus Update Letter

 

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Contacting St Michaels' Church School during the School Closure

Information and updates will be posted on our School Website

Our Designated Safeguarding Lead can be contacted by emailing the School Office  or telephoning 01733 306778. In an emergency you can contact the DSL by phoning 07516 630085

Please note that there may be a delayed response time during this period.

Other useful contacts during the School Closure

Police 999 Emergencies Only
  101 Non Emergencies - Online Contact
NHS 111 NHS Advice
Social Care 01733 864180 During Office Hours - Report a Concern
  01733 234724  Out of Hours Emergency - Report a Concern
Safeguarding Advice 01733 863744 Advice or Report a Concern
Business Watch 01733 302900 Please call if you have concerns about the security of the school site.
NSPCC 0808 8005000 NSPCC Services
Child Line 0800 1111 Childline Information and Advice
Keep Your Head Call NHS 111 Mental Health / Wellbeing - Advice & Information
Online Safety Issues   Advice and Information
Women’s Aid 01223 361214 Advice and Information
Rape Crisis  01733 852578 Advice and Information
Domestic Violence  0808 2000247 Advice and Information
Food Bank 01733 575083 Peterborough Food Bank Locations
Parish Pantry 01733 891003 Linked to St Michael's Church  (01733575083)

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline has been set up to answer questions about the virus related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline:

  • Phone: 0800 046 8687
  • Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours are 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday).

Home Learning During School Closure

There are lots of home learning resources on your Child's Class Page, we are updating this regularly.

There are also many other links on our Home Learning Links Page.

Supporting Parents with Routines - PEC Cards

Often children thrive on having routines and they may be struggling been at home during the lockdown. Below are some resources may help you and your child(ren): 

Social Story: Why is School Closed?

Daily Routine Frame

Picture Exchange Cards - 1

Picture Exchange Cards - 2

Picture Exchange Cards - 3

Picture Exchange Cards - 4

 

Coronovirus - Latest Information and Guidance

There is a lot in the news and we appreciate many are worried about Coronavirus and it's spread.

The government is closely monitoring the spread of Coronavirus and we would like to reassure you that we are receiving daily advice from the Department for Education and are following the guidance from them, the Local Authority and Public Health England.

The latest advice & information can be found on the following links:

Latest Coronavirus Information and Advice (www.gov.uk)

Coronavirus - What you need to know (Public Health England)

Guidance for Educational Settings (Department for Education)

Guidance for Households with possible Coronavirus Infection (Public Health England)

Guidance on Social Distancing for everyone in the UK (Public Health England)

Information and Advice about Coronavirus (NHS)

 

You can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus

Make sure you and your children follow these general principles to prevent spreading any respiratory virus:

  • Wash your hands often – with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitiser if soap and water aren’t available.
  • Please click here to access NHS video showing the most effective way of washing your hands
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home and don’t attend work or school.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a disposable tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home.
  • If you’re worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111 – don’t go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment. 

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  • St Michael's Church School is currently closed

    Published 18/03/20

    The School is currently closed following guidance from the Department for Education and the School Site is inaccessible to pupils and parents until further notice. The only children currently on site are vulnerable children and children of those that have been identified as keyworker's.

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