To all, parents and carers whose children are not classified as vulnerable: please follow this government advice. The word “Critical” is SO important. Help those whose work is CRITICAL to combating Covid 19 by keeping your children at home if at all possible.

The government STRONGLY advises that if there are vulnerable family members with underlying medical issues i.e.

Note: there are some clinical conditions which put people at even higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. If you are in this category, next week the NHS in England will directly contact you with advice the more stringent measures you should take in order to keep yourself and others safe. For now, you should rigorously follow the social distancing advice in full, outlined below.

People falling into this group are those who may be at particular risk due to complex health problems such as:

  • people who have received an organ transplant and remain on ongoing immunosuppression medication
  • people with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • people with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia who are at any stage of treatment
  • people with severe chest conditions such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma (requiring hospital admissions or courses of steroid tablets)
  • people with severe diseases of body systems, such as severe kidney disease (dialysis)

We insist that you MUST keep your children at home to keep your family at minimal risk of contracting Corona Virus.

Online shop link - https;//shop.scholastic.co.uk/

Additional to the online shop, please find below free downloadable resource links, which you can also send out to your school community.

Years Pack:                       https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439122

Key Stage 1 Pack:            https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439121

Lower Key Stage 2 Pack: https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439120

Upper Key Stage 2 Pack: https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk/resources/439108

We have a new on-line reading resource for EYFS/KS1

https://my.risingstars-uk.com/

username: childs first name + first letter of surname

password: fishfish

centre no: 449532

Books have been allocated based on your child's current reading level

This link contains a free book explaining Covid-19 and social distancing in a child friendly manner:

https://www.flipsnack.com/CSKidsBooks/what-s-going-on.html

So many children are feeling worried and anxious right now, this could help alleviate some of their fears. It has received some wonderful feedback so we believe it would be useful to get it to as many children as possible.