Procedures for picking up and collecting your children from school:
- Only 1 parent should drop off / collect your child
- Parents must wear a mask on the school site unless they are exempt.
- Drop off between – 8.40 and 8.55am (this will return to 8.40am-9.05am when school reopens to all pupils)
- Pick up between 3 and 3.15pm (collection times will be in place again once school re-opens to all pupils)
- Please keep socially distanced from all other families and staff at all times
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 use an alcohol-based sanitizer if soap and water aren’t available.
- 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 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 119 – don’t go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.
Children might have questions about COVID-19 and are, understandably finding the current situation a challenge. Here are some specific resources that can help you support your child at this time:
- NSPCC – COVID support for families
- Young Minds – supporting your child through the pandemic
- Child Mind – supporting kids through the COVID crisis
- Government guidance on supporting mental health and wellbeing
More broadly there is information, advice and support available from national sources including:
- Childline -Tel: 0800 1111 – 9am to midnight
- The Children’s Society
- Young Minds (Advice and Mental Health Support) – Parents Helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.00pm, free for mobiles and landlines)
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline – this 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.firstname.lastname@example.org
- Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)