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Coronavirus

This page has been created to centralise information provided to parents/carers and staff regarding COVID-19.

Government Coronavirus action Plan-11th May 2020

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/our-plan-to-rebuild-the-uk-governments-covid-19-recovery-strategy

Stay alert

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:

  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly

Self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

Read the Prime Minister’s address for the latest information.

PARENT GUIDANCE ON RE-OPENING OF SCHOOLS 11th MAY 2020

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/reopening-schools-and-other-educational-settings-from-1-june

The importance of hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.

https://www.nhs.uk/video/pages/how-to-wash-hands.aspx

Where to find the Latest information

Up-to-date information can be found here: 

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

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

ADVICE FOR PARENTS AND CARERS OF CHILDREN WITH SEND

Up-to-date information and advice for parents and carers of children with special educational needs can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-with-send-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19

 

Coronavirus support from kent psychology service

Kent Psychology Service have developed a leaflet which gives practical support, information resources and websites, across areas such as parent/carer wellbeing, home schooling and children’s emotional health. Please find the advice leaflet in the attachment section below.