15 October 2020
Throughout this half term, staff and pupils have all worked extremely hard to ensure strict hygiene and safety guidelines have been followed and I am pleased to report that we have not yet had to send home any ‘bubbles’. However, numbers of cases are evidently increasing and, at the time of writing, there is some suggestion of a 2-3 week circuit breaker over the half term period. Should this be the case and if schools are required to close during term time, we will continue to provide an excellent education for your son/daughter through the Google Classroom online learning platform. Those of you who are new to this way of teaching and learning will have received an invitation to join Google Classroom. If you have not already done so, please accept the invitation to log in to your child’s Google Classroom as soon as possible. Please contact Mr Cornish (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any issues logging on. Please do remember to log out of all other personal Google accounts, as you can only be admitted to Google Classroom with your child’s school-issued login credentials.
Part of the government guidance stipulates that shared areas such as classrooms should be well-ventilated. With the weather becoming cooler, therefore, children might need an extra layer or two!
8 September 2020
The staggered start and finish times continue to work well and the younger children have admirably risen to the challenge of walking to their classrooms independently. Everyone is in the habit already of good handwashing and sanitising. We do however need to change a couple of the morning drop off arrangements and the class teachers will pass on the relevant information in the Meet the Teacher meetings.