COVID-19

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.

 

  

    

 

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 

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

 

 

 

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

   

   

   

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