This web page is designed to give you Blacko Primary School's latest advice and guidance on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and what to do if you think that either you or someone you know may have come into contact with the virus.




Latest Advice from Public Health England:

The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are the recent onset of a new continuous cough and/or high temperature. Please follow the link below to the latest guidance on self-isolation from Public Health England.

Updated Guidance



Useful Contacts and Links

FREE NHS 111 helpline and the NHS UK website


Government Website


The Department for Education (DfE) helpline:

Phone: 0800 046 8687 





Additional Policies During Closure

   COVID-19 Safeguarding Addendum


     Behaviour Policy 2020 with COVID-19 Addendum


   COVID-19 Online Home Learning


   COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy Addendum




Reopening information

   1st September Reopening Letter to Parents


   School COVID Health and Safety Risk Assessment


   School COVID Operational Risk Assessment 



Parent Letters and Communications

   Monday 8th June - Wider School Opening Update


   Friday 27th May - Wider School Opening Update


   Friday 15th April - Wider School Opening


   Newsletter - Friday 3rd April


  Friday 27th March 2020


  Thursday 26th March 2020


  Tuesday 24th March 2020


  Sunday 22nd March 2020


  Friday 20th March 2020


  Friday 20th March 2020


  Thursday 19th March 2020


  Wednesday 18th March 2020




Further Resources and Advice for Parents:

    Online Safety Whilst Home Learning Advice


   Alex Scheffler - Coronavirus Book for Children


   COVID-19 Time Capsule   


  Activities and Ideas for Home Learning


  Child-Friendly Explanation of Coronavirus


  WHO Mental Health Considerations


  Helping Children Cope with Stress During COVID-19


  Place2Be - Advice for Families


  Educational Psychologists - Information for Children, Families and Professionals


   Advice for Educational Settings - COVID-19


  National Online Safety - Working from Home


  Mental Health Discussion Support for Parents


  Public Health Advice for Mental Health During Social Distancing and Lockdown