Dear Parents/Carers

Please see the following information and attached documents from the Department for Education regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline

The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education.

Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8.00am to 6.00pm (Monday to Friday)

The Importance of Hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way to tackle the spread of germs including COVID-19.  Please see the attached information notices:

  • Public Health England – advice about travelling and returning to the UK
  • HM Government/NHS – how you can help stop the spread of viruses, like Coronavirus (COVID – 19), by practicing good respiratory and hand hygiene.

Where to find the latest information

Updates on COVID – 19: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

 

Please note that in the extremely unlikely event of a school closure, this would only be done under the direction of Public Health England.

 

Click here to view this letter in PDF format

HM Government & NHS - Coronavirus Public Information 20.2.2020