Click here for the Government statement on School Closures
Updated 18 July 2020 – a letter from Clare Kershaw, Director of Education to Parents and Carers
During term time all students should be undertaking online learning via Sharepoint
Click here for the Government’s Online Education Resources
Click here for the Annex to our Child Protection Policy during School Closure
Please find updated guidance for parents and carers regarding closure of schools at this link.
Emotional wellbeing and mental health are very important at this time.
Please find here a range of sources of information, advice and support which may be useful.
Cyber security and email scams
Please be aware that there are a number of scams and fraudulent emails being sent at the present time.
Guidance can be found at https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/guidance/suspicious-email-actions
In particular there are a number of scams offering families advice, guidance and eligibility checking for Free School Meals but also request financial and banking details. We strongly advise families not to use any of these websites.
Any information families require can be provided by the school or, Essex County Council here or the Government website here
Please see this link for further information regarding Coronavirus
For more advice, daily updates and guidance for those who have travelled recently or are intending to travel:
UK Gov – Coronavirus COVID-19 Information for the Public
Where to find the latest information
Public Health England blog:
Guidance for educational settings