Covid-19 - Information

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Please find below useful information.

What to do if your child develops Coronavirus

Free School Meals

Parents and carers of pupils eligible for Free School Meals have been contacted via email regarding an update to the school’s provision. Pupils in school during the partial closure period will need to bring a packed lunch.

Welfare and Safeguarding Support

Pupils are informed that the usual ‘Healing Helpers’ email address is still active and monitored daily by Pastoral staff.  Pupils can use this email address to contact the school for support if required.  Click here to email Healing Helpers.

As per usual protocol, parental concerns should be reported to the school via the school office email address.  Your concerns will be dealt with by a member of the Pastoral Team at their earliest convenience.  Click here to email the office.

Further links and websites will also be published on the school’s social media pages:

Facebook

Instagram - @team.healing

Healing school naturally still want to be able to offer support in terms of pupil and family welfare and support for safeguarding.  There is a dedicated section of the website detailing key safeguarding information.  Click here for more information.

Work provision

Pupils can access remote learning via Google Classroom, using the codes they already have.  If you child has forgotten a code, please contact the school office. Pupils should access classes as per their usual timetable, when their teacher is available to answer live-time queries.  Some live lessons are also to be trialled.

Further information regarding the school’s remote learning offer is available to view in this document.

Key Workers

Healing School remains open for children of key workers, further clarification of this can be found using this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision.  If you require a key worker place at school for your child, please contact the school office.

Year 11 Exam Information

The summer 2021 GCSE exam series has been cancelled.  The government have informed that pupils will be graded using teacher assessment and that an algorithm will not be used to assess these grades.  Grades will be awarded fairly and consistently as a result of additional training and Ofqual support.  It is essential that Year 11 pupils continue to engage with remote learning provided, as teachers are likely to need as much evidence as possible in order to inform their assessments.  At this stage, the school has no further guidance on the matter, but will keep parents/carers informed with any additional information received.

Exam Board Guidance

JCQ

For more information go to the Documents & Policies page.


Testing

The school’s lateral flow test centre is open for pupils and staff currently in school.  All relevant information regarding testing, including the testing schedule, has been distributed to relevant parents/carers.  More information about the test can be found here.

Information about how data is processed can be found by reading the following privacy notices:

HSA privacy notice

MAT privacy notice

Appendix 3 – Pupils/Parents

Appendix 3 – Staff

DfE privacy notice



Risk Assessments

To view the school’s completed risk assessment in response to re-opening and Coronavirus, click here.