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Parent Info

NEW - Letter to Parents regarding return to school on 2nd June 2020 - Open PDF

 

NEW - Parent FAQs regarding reopening of school on 2nd June 2020 - Open PDF

 

NEW - Letter to Key Worker parents regarding reopening of school on 2nd June 2020 - Open PDF

 

 

New! Latest Newsletter Open PDF

 

Letter to parents regarding reopening of schools May 2020 Open PDF

 Further information for parents and carers can be found in the attached government guidance:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/reopening-schools-and-other-educational-settings-from-1-june

 

National Home Learning Support Helpline for Parents

A national parent helpline has been set up, known as StarLine, and backed by the new virtual Oak Academy, as well as Star Academies, the Confederation of School Trusts, Triple P UK and a number of academy trusts. It is also staffed by Ofsted inspectors who have been redeployed alongside teachers to provide advice about home learning to parents. The helpline is designed to help parents and carers create regular routines and study habits, offering practical steps to take and access to resources, such as support with a specific topic or advice on how to structure the day, deal with difficult behaviour or manage the learning of several children. StarLine is open six days a week and covers all areas of the curriculum across all phases of education. The number to call is 0330 313 9162 (calls charged at local rate).

Remote Learning Guidance - April 2020

Online Safety and Resources

New! Our latest newsletter Open PDF

Letter to parents dated 20th April 2020 from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education: CLICK HERE

Feeling stuck? The Educational Psychology Service Parent Helpline is here to help: CLICK HERE

Internet Safety Guide for Parents 

Lots of useful links relating to online safety: Open PDF

 

 

Milldene is committed to providing a safe place for the children of parents/carers who meet the critical key worker criteria for as long as it is needed. However, we would respectfully ask that, as per the guidance, in order to protect families, staff and the wider community, you only use this provision if absolutely necessary and NOT if your child should be self isolating.  Please click HERE for more information from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education.


 If parents think they fall within the critical categories previously communicated, they should confirm with their employer that, based on their business continuity arrangements, their specific role is necessary for the continuation of this essential public service. Headteachers are entitled to ask parents to verify their critical worker status.

We respectfully request that you do inform us in advance (via the form that was issued on Friday if at all possible) as we will be running a skeleton staff and it will be much harder for us to accept children that we have not been notified of in advance.

Once again, thank you for your continued support at this unprecedented time.

If you would like to help the community through this unsettling time, please click HERE to find out how.  

Kind regards

Mrs S Locke

New guidance for households with symptoms

Yesterday, the Government introduced new guidance on whole household isolation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

·         if you live alone and you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home for 7 days from when your symptoms started

·         if you live with others and you or another member of the household have symptoms of coronavirus, then all household members must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days. The 14-day period starts from the day when the first person in the house became ill. It is likely that people living within a household will infect each other or be infected already. Staying at home for 14 days will greatly reduce the overall amount of infection the household could pass on to others in the community

·         for anyone in the household who starts displaying symptoms, they need to stay at home for 7 days from when the symptoms appeared, regardless of what day they are on in the original 14-day isolation period.

The symptoms are:

·         A high temperature (37.8 degrees and above)

·         A new, continuous cough

The full stay at home guidance for households with these symptoms can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance

The Prime Minister’s statement from Monday 16 March can be found here:

·         https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-statement-on-coronavirus-16-march-2020

 

 

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