We will update this page when new information is supplied to schools from the Department For Education or any other government information source.

Letter from Essex County Council – 17 January 2022

Please find below a letter from Claire Kershaw and Mike Gogarty at Essex County Council about the changes to government guidance which came into place on Monday 17 January:

Updated FAQs for Parents – December 2021

Department for Education Guidance – December 2021

This guidance explains steps parents can take to help minimise the risk of transmission of COVID-19 when using wraparound childcare – for example, breakfast and after-school clubs, holiday clubs, tuition and community activities for their children:

Arrangements for Schools and Colleges as a Result of the New Omicron Variant – December 2021

Please find below a letter from Essex County Council about the Omicron variant:

Primary School COVID-19 Testing

Please find below a press release from Essex County Council about COVID-19 testing:

Risk Assessment and Action Plan for September 2021

This COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Action Plan document sets out the decisions taken and measures put in place to plan for the return to education from September 2021 following the easing of restrictions at the end of July and changes to self-isolation regulations in August, and ensure the school continues to operate in a safe way:

Information and Arrangements for September 2021

The procedures for our return in September allow for all our pupils to attend school, and for their parents and carers to drop off and pick up as safely as possible. Please refer to the following FAQ document for full details:

COVID Catch-up Premium Report

Following the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closure of schools, the government issued an amount of catch-up funding to all schools to support with closing gaps in learning. The report below sets out our school’s strategy for spending this money.

Remote Education Offer

This information is intended to inform parents or carers about what to expect from remote education: