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Harvington C of E First and Nursery School

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Coronavirus Update

Letters to Parents

Update 19th March 2020 Closure Letter

Update 18th March 2020 Information Letter re Coronavirus

Update 17th March 2020 Information Letter re Coronavirus

Update 16th March 2020 Information Letter re Coronavirus

Update 13th March 2020

 

We still have no reason to be concerned about the spread of the coronarvirus at the moment however please be re-assured that extra cleaning has been put in place and children and staff are being closely monitored.

As an extra precaution, we have also taken the decision to cancel some events at school as we know these events will be highly attended

 

  • All assemblies including Celebration Assemblies and Easter Service
  • Parents' Workshops
  • PTFA Bingo 
  • Come Dine with Me Lunch
  • Music Concert

 

Please remember to check the latest updates by clicking on the links below.

 

The current advice is to:

 

Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.

Read NHS advice about staying at home.

 

Urgent advice:Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Use the 111 coronavirus service

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

 

Please consult your doctor if your child has underlying medical conditions.

 

Education settings are staying open on PHE advice unless advised otherwise. Parents must ensure that their children get a full time education that meets their needs.

 

If you keep your child off school, please keep the office updated as to the reasons why. Please phone 01386 870412 or email office@harvington.worcs.sch.uk

Coronavirus Update

 

We do not have any reason to be concerned about the coronavirus at the moment however, we are making sure that all areas of the school are cleaned thoroughly, including daily cleaning of door handles, toilets and communal areas.

 

We have spoken to the children in assembly about the importance of washing their hands regularly with soap and hot water and to use tissues if they cough or sneeze to 'Catch It, Kill It, Bin It'.

 

It is recommended that using soap and hot water is the best way to prevent infection.

 

Below are websites advising parents and carers on latest advice. We will update these as we receive further information.

 

http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

 

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

 

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/

 

The Department of Education has opened a phone line and email service to support staff and parents during the coronavirus outbreak.

 

Phone 0800 046 8687 or email DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

 

If you have visited any of the areas where there is a high level please inform school via telephone 01386 870412 or email office@harvington.worcs.sch.uk

 

If you have any concerns or worries about your health or the health of your children ring NHS Direct on 111

 

Thank you

Helen Fishbourne

Headteacher

 

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