COVID19 ADVICE + SCHOOL CLOSURE

THIS PAGE HAS BEEN SET UP TO SHARE A REGULAR NEWS UPDATE WITH PARENTS IN RELATION TO THE COVID19. WE APPRECIATE THIS IS A DIFFCULT TIME FOR EVERYONE AND WILL DO OUR BEST TO ENSURE REGULAR COMMUNICATION, HELP AND SUPPORT.

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Local Authority letter

Social Story

At this stage, we still plan to open on 1st June, if the Government confirm that the conditions they set have been met. However, we are aware that the SAGE group have reported new information today and that a decision by the government is not expected until Friday 29 May 2020. We will be planning based on the responses we have received and a letter will come out to all Reception, Year 1 and priority group children after the weekend. This will detail the arrangements in place and include a link to the full risk assessment. A copy of this will be added to the website as reference for all.To support you to engage in discussions with your child about the return to school,

I have attached a useful social story you may like to share with them when you feel the time is right. I will also be recording  a short video for you to share with them during this week.

CISS and Thrive resources - 29-4-2020

The CISS team have provided some really helpful resources to use at home, specifically for children with social and communication needs. However, they are extremely helpful for all children if experiencing anxiety of needing some focus on developing a sense of self.

                    

Supporting children and families

information booklet

Children up to 7 years Children up to 11 years


 

Pupil well-being and support - 22-4-20

We have attached two useful guides to supporting pupil well-being. It has many useful web links for supporting and maintaining positive mental health as well as support networks for those with SEND. Please let us know if we can be of any help.

        

Easter Return 15-4-20

Hopefully you have enjoyed the sunshine and celebrated your time together, something we can often take for granted. As we approach a new term, we have tried to streamline communication as much as possible via the website. The emails are being monitored daily but answering the phone is not always possible. If you leave an email, someone will respond as quickly as possible and call you back if required.

Please see the attached update for lots of information.

We will be delivering home learning packs to all who live locally on Monday, kindly supported by staff and a parent who works as a courier. For those of you who live further away, we will email you separately to arrange collection at a time convenient for you, hopefully on Monday 20th April. Please let us know if we can be of any further support before the return to home learning next week.

Weekly News 26-3-20

20th March 2020

We have had a lovely day with the children today, singing together and sharing our hopes to be back together before the end of the school year, so we can celebrate our successes and achievements. We don't know what the next few weeks and months holds for us all as a country or in fact globally, but I do know that by working in partnership we can still support our children to be 'Confident, Successful and Responsible'. Good luck and stay safe!

20th March update 

 

19th March update

 

18th March 2020 update

Thank you to those of you who have sent in messages of thanks and support for school satff. We really appreciate your support and will continue to keep things as settled as possible for the children. Please rest assured we have no more news than you about school closures; we are preparing for all eventualities to ensure the children have a regular structure to their day and learning can continue as far as possible at home if required. Please see attached letter for further information and updates for today. 

Updates 18th March

 

Actions from Headteacher meeting 17th March

Headteachers across the East Bergolt Cluster of Primary Schools met to discuss continuity in appraoches during COVID19. Letter above details agreed actions.

 

COVID19 update to parents 16th March

 

Advice received on 13th March

The government announced we are moving from the Contain stage of the Coronavirus action plan to the Delay phase. Full details of each phase of the government action plan can be found here  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-action-plan 

How to wash your hands video 

Newsround Advice for speaking to children 

Curriculum links to support learning at home

Parent Zone - 10 ways to entertain children at home

100 things to do indoors at home

 

 

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Ipswich, Suffolk

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Ipswich, Suffolk

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