Coronavirus Update - Friday 20th March 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 Update
I am writing to you to update you following the recent announcement made by the Government in connection with the imminent school closures.
School Closure from Monday
All schools in England will not reopen on Monday morning for the majority of pupils until further notice. The Government has asked for parents to keep their children at home, wherever possible, and asked schools to remain open only for those children who absolutely need to attend.
Schools will remain open for children whose parents are key workers, including:
The school will also remain open for:
Further details can be found at:
Key workers and front line services staff – to be identified by a Workplace ID
If you are a key worker or a front-line services staff member and you have a child at Aylward Primary School please contact the school Office to let us know and provide a copy of your ID. You can do this in person, or you can email the office email address: firstname.lastname@example.org . Please provide relevant proof to support your role by 4.00pm today, Friday 20th March. Please also indicate if you are looking to use the school for childcare if available during the school Easter break (Monday 6th April-Friday 17th April).
Please be reminded that your child should not attend school if they or a member of the household if they have either:
Our staff have been working hard to be in a position to launch our distance learning approach. Information will be shared later today on what this will look like. Our distance learning will be hosted mainly on DB Primary. We will also promote the use of Bug Club, Education City (KS1 and FS children), Mathletics (KS2). Please ensure that you have your child login details.
Free School Meals
We are looking to how best to support children eligible for a Free School Meal. We will contact eligible parents by early next week.
Please continue to check the Important Messages tab on school website for further updates.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school office.