DfE Coronavirus Advice

Critical Workers Advice

If any parent/carer is a ‘critical worker’ and may be in need of child care over the Easter holidays, can you please contact school (via email – info@westcroftschool.co.uk,  or use our text messaging service to advise us.  Could you give your name, your child’s name and your occupation.

If you are unsure if your occupation fits into the ‘critical worker’ category, you can check on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

Parent Letters from the Executive Head Teacher

Download Letter –  COVID-19 Update 17/03/2020

Download Letter – RE School Closure 19/03/2020

Download Letter –  COVID-19 Update 23/03/2020

Home Learning

You find more information about home learning here.

FAQ’s Regarding the closure of educational settings

Find answers to some common questions regarding the closure of schools here

PE Home Activities

Physical Activities – Exercise

Colour Sheet

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.

Please follow the advice from the Public Health England and the NHS to protect yourself and minimise the spread of the virus.

NSH Help

Coronavirus Poster

Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID-19:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus