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.


On Wednesday 18th March, the Government announced that schools in England would be closing to most children from Monday 23rd March. We have communicated with parents who are classed as key workers and will continue to update all families as the situation develops.



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Latest Advice from Public Health England:

The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are 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 





Parent Letters and Communications

  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:


  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