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Letter from Head Teacher, Karen Bennett following Prime Minister, Boris Johnson's lockdown announcement. 

 

        4th January 2021                                                                                                                                           

 

Dear All

 

I have just listened to Boris Johnson's speech, I would like to remind you that all of the students at Will Adams are regarded as vulnerable and as such we will be open as arranged tomorrow.

 

I look forward to continue working with you and your family to ensure the wellbeing, safety and education for our young people. Please be reassured that we have made every effort today to ensure their safety but we do need students to abide by the rules that we have put in place today and I know that Form Tutors have explained plans this afternoon to you. This includes the ‘hands, face ,space’ guidance.

 

With the Government looking at alternatives to exams it is vital that students complete coursework and additional testing over the next few weeks. Please rest assured that we anticipated this action and  are on track to ensure that with the work planned over the next few weeks we will be able to provide strong teacher assessments, but we need the students in to make the progress.

 

Please feel free to email me with any questions/concerns you may have this evening. 

 

Kind regards

 

Karen Bennett

Whole School Will Adams Centre Covid-19 Risk Assessment Version 13

The guidance on p.7 of the handbook regarding contact with a positive case applies only to contact with an individual outside of a student's household. If an individual within a student's household should test positive that student must isolate for 10 days. 

We as a school are making every effort to ensure the safety of all within our school community during the pandemic. We are striving to ensure that we all adhere to the Government and DfE guidances by maintaining social distancing, frequently sanitising and washing our hands and wearing face coverings in communal areas as per the Hands, Face, Space message. Full details of the measures that we have put in place to keep our school as safe as possible can be found in our Whole School Covid-19 Risk Assessment below. Please note that this is a live document and is updated as frequently as required by changing circumstances/ Government guidance and/or DfE advice. 

 

We are currently limiting the number of visitors allowed on the school site. Visitors will not be admitted unless they have an appointment. All visitors will be asked to wear a face covering during their visit and complete a Visitor Track and Trace form. These details will be held on file for 21 days after the date of visit and will be shared with Public Health England, the Local Authority and the Department for Education if deemed necessary by the school. 

Latest Update for Families regarding Coronavirus

 

25th November 2020

 

The Government has this week updates its coronavirus and included details of what restrictions will be in place over the Christmas period. Details of the latest advice and guidelines can be found here. If you are unsure of whether to send your child to school because of issues related to coronavirus please call the school and we will be happy to help. 

 

 

 

On 22nd September 2020, the Government updated its advice regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Full details of all updates can be found at: 

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do 

 

 

Help to slow the spread of Coronavirus

 

General principles to prevent the spread of any respiratory virus

 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds (sing the happy birthday song while you're washing so that you wash for long enough). If soap and water are not available use an alcohol based hand sanitiser. 
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell. 
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home and don't attend work/ school. 
  • Cover your cough/ sneeze with a tissue and throw the tissue in the bin. 
  • Clean & disinfect frequently touched objects i.e. mobile phone and surfaces in the home. 

 

 

Further information can be found at

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

or

by calling the Department for Education coronavirus helpline on 0800 046 8687 between 8am and 6pm Monday- Friday. 

 

If you require medical assistance please follow government advice and call 111. 

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