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Naunton Park
Primary School

COVID-19 support

This page has been created to give parents all relevant information about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see below for:

  • Key symptoms of COVID-19 and where to get help.
  • Useful links to guidance, including links to Public Health England.
  • All correspondence sent to parents, from the school, regarding the partial closure, COVID-19 response and provisions in place.

Our risk assessment for mitigating risks associated with COVID-19 can be found below.

Additionally, there are some links below with advice on overcoming anxiety around COVID-19 and also some written advice in different languages:

 

Keeping safe

Now that all children are back in school, we ask:

  • Parents enter the grounds at their specified drop off and pick up time via the bottom gate and wait behind the cones/tape for their child.
  • All parents/carers wear a mask (unless exempt) when dropping off/collecting their child from the playground.
  • Parents and children leave the school via the top gate, following the one-way system and leaving the pathway clear when waiting for a child.
  • If collecting siblings, parents/carers should arrive to collect them at the latest time for the children's year groups (e.g. if collecting a Y6 child and a Y1 child, parent/carers should arrive at Y1's collection time to avoid waiting on the playground unnecessarily).  Siblings waiting for parents will be supervised by their teacher.
  • No visitors enter the school other than the stated drop off/pick up times for parents/carers.
  • If your child has an appointment, they are permitted to arrive later via the school's main entrance, but please be vigilant with distancing in the office area.

 

Government guidances states:

  • Stay alert, Control the virus, Save Lives

  • Wash your hands, cover your face and keep your space.

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

  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible).
  • Wash your hands regularly.
  • Wear a face mask indoors in public places, e.g. shops, cafes, museums etc.
  • Self-isolate if you (10 days) or anyone in your household (14 days) has symptoms until any relevant Coronvirus test result comes back negative.  If positive, self-isolate for 10 days (14 days for members of the same household).

How to keep yourself and your family safe:

  • Wash your hands with soap and water (sing Happy Birthday!) throughout the day.  Click here for advice on hygiene during this time.
  • Dry your hands - this makes your hands less hospitable for the virus! 
  • Use hand sanitiser.
  • Wash your hands when you get home, visit other places, before you touch food, when you handle something that doesn't belong to you.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Wear clean clothes each day.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue (or use your elbow to cover your mouth).
  • Stay home (see above).
  • Make a plan (e.g. how/when you will buy food to be out as little as possible).
  • Wear a mask on public transport and in shops.

 

Symptoms and help for COVID-19

The most common symptoms are:

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • anosmia - this means a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell

What to do if you think you or someone in your household have symptoms:

  • Do not go to your doctors' surgery, pharmacy or hospital, even if symptoms persist.
  • Self-isolate immediately if you or a member of your household has symptoms.
  • Book you (or the member of your household) a COVID-19 test online.
  • Self-isolate until the test result(s) come back.  If the result is negative, then you can resume usual activities.  If it is positive, the person tested must self-isolate for 14 days while the rest of the household must self-isolate for 10 days.
  • If you have tested positive whilst not experiencing symptoms but develop symptoms during the isolation period, you should restart the 10-day isolation period from the day you develop symptoms.
  • You can use this online questionnaire to check if you have symptoms: click here.

IF YOUR CHILD IS FEELING UNWELL, PLEASE REFER TO THE FLOWCHART BELOW (attachment to download) BEFORE DECIDING WHETHER YOU SHOULD KEEP HIM/HER AT HOME.

 

Useful links and guidance

  • Testing information and how to book a test: click  here
  • Emergency Assistance Grant Fund: click here
  • Quick reference guide about COVID-19: click here
  • Public Health England: click  here
  • Social distancing and vulnerable people: click here
  • Stay at home guidance: click  here
  • Symptoms and advice from NHS: click here
  • Support for parents and carers during partial school closures: here
  • Hygiene advice recommended by DFE: click here
  • The Government's list of online home learning sites: click here.

 

 

Correspondence to parents

Please click on the downloadable links below to see each letter or email sent by school regarding the COVID-19 response.

  1. COVID Symptoms at Home Flow Chart
  2. Road Map for Term 1
  3. September Risk Assessment COVID19 2020
  4. Email 10-6-20 Letter from CLP re Government Guidance
  5. Letter 1-6-2020 Letter for home learning project
  6. Email 1-6-2020 Email about home learning
  7. Email 27-5-20 PowerPoint for children - I am going back to school
  8. Email 27-5-20 COVID19 home school agreement
  9. Email 26-5-20 OSCC parent letter Term 6
  10. Email 22-5-20 Road map to return for parents
  11. Email 22-5-20 Letter to parents to accompany road map
  12. Email 14-5-20 Letter with update about re-opening in June
  13. Email 12-5-20 Letter about re-opening in June
  14. Email 11-5-20 Email for weekly home learning tasks
  15. Email 10-5-20 Email about COVID-19 update
  16. Email 7-5-20 Letter for Year 6 pupils
  17. Email 30-4-20 Letter about May half term provision
  18. Email 27-4-20 Email for weekly home learning tasks
  19. Email 24-4-20 Email about applying for FSM
  20. Letter 24-4-2020 Applying for FSM and Pupil Premium
  21. Email 20-4-20 Weekly home learning tasks
  22. Email 15-4-20 Letter about PGL 2020
  23. Email 30-3-2020 Home learning grid for the week
  24. Email 31-3-2020 Request for Provision Term 5
  25. Email 31-3-2020 Early Help information
  26. Email 24-3-20 Letter about Easter provision
  27. Email 17-3-20 Cancellation of parent consultations
  28. Email 16-3-20 School attendance
  29. Email 15-3-20 Changes being made in school
  30. Email 12-3-20 Government update about symptoms
  31. Email 11-3-20 Government update about returning travellers
  32. Email 26-2-20 Travelling back from abroad
  33. Email 16-3-20 Self-isolation and home learning tasks
  34. Email 17-3-20 Government update about symptoms
  35. Email 18-3-20 Government advice and actions to keep safe
  36. Early Help guidance for parents
  37. Email 23-3-20 School provision for key worker children
  38. Email 20-3-20 Letter about school closure
  39. Email 20-3-20 School provision for key worker children
  40. Email 20-3-20 Primary assessment update
  41. Email 19-3-20 Learning from home
  42. Email 18-3-20 Notice of partial closure
  43. Email 18-3-20 Government announcement of school closure
  44. COVID-19 Book for Children