Covid-19 Information

Here you can find contact information, advice and support for parents.


Re-Opening


Here is a copy of the Risk assessment that has been completed to ensure that all aspects of the school are as safe as we can make them:

Merrydale Junior School - Re Opening Risk Assesment

A copy of the letter sent to parents/carers about Year 6 return to school:

Parent Covid Letter - FINAL

YEARS 3, 4 and 5 ARE NOT RETURNING TO SCHOOL AT THIS TIME.

Online learning will continue with teachers setting work on TEAMS and the school blog. Home learning packs will continue to be delivered. Please contact the school if you have any questions.

Thank you for your understanding in these unusual times.


Policies


Covid-19 - Annex Behaviour Policy - School Reopening 2020

Covid-19 - Annex Exclusions Policy 2020

Covid-19 - Annex Fire Policy 2020

Covid-19 - Annex Physical Intervention Policy 2020

Covid-19 - Merrydale Junior School - Safeguarding Policy Addendum 2020


Contact Information


Should you need to contact us please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If the matter is urgent contact us via the numbers below:

Headteacher

School Main line 0116 276 7708 - parents will be able to leave a message and this will be monitored (while in school and remotely)

This will be available during school hours Monday to Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)

Pastoral Team

School Emergency Contact 07858 816323

This will be available during school hours Monday to Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)

Trust

Trust Safeguarding Lead Liz Braithwaite: 07395 794356

Primary Education Lead David Briggs: 07395 795536

CEO Paul Stone: 07870 194191

ICT

If you need any ICT help to assist your child with their learning, e-mail us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This e-mail is not for personal ICT enquiries, but for educational use only.

This will be available during school hours Monday to Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)


Coronavirus - Advice for Schools


As you are aware Coronavirus cases are continuing to increase across the world, with some countries going into to lock down to reduce the spread and contain the virus as much as possible.

The Department for Education advice continues to be focusing on promoting good hygiene and we have been talking to the children in assemblies and classes about washing hands, respiratory hygiene by coughing and sneezing into a clean tissues, etc.

These two links are both useful and updated regularly with information:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/wuhan-novel-coronavirus

Other information can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

If you have travelled abroad you must check these websites to get advice on what action you should take.

Any concerns or queries please contact the school.


Support for Parents


Home Learning - Home Learning: Useful links and Resources

Home Learning - Parent Guidance

Adult Self-Care - In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, EPIC have created the following Adult Self Care Resource Pack to support you in boosting your resilience, reduce anxiety and ensuring your overall positive wellbeing throughout these unprecedented times.


Family Information


Leicester City Council have a Family Information website which contains information, advice and guidance aimed at helping parents, carers, young people and professionals with many aspects of family life. Please click the link below to access more information

Family Information - Coronavirus updates

Never Alone Poster


Welcome Back Year 6


This video has been made to answer some of the questions that you may have about your child’s return to school. There is an English and a Gujarati version. Any other questions please call the school office on 0116 2767708.

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