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Health Advice for Parents

Health Advice for Parents

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Coronavirus: COVID-19

March 2020 (updated Monday 7 September 2020)

I am writing to confirm the school's position as a result of growing public concern in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

The school remains open at this time for all children as well as for members of staff. As the advice changes from the Government this may change and further information will be given.

For anyone looking for information about the symptoms of the virus and how to prevent the spread of the infection please refer to:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

All necessary measures are being taken in school to protect learners and staff at this time.  I am requesting that anyone with a temperature or a new persistent cough does not attend school to minimise the risk of infection. If anyone requires further information please contact the school 01724 842960.

School Office Hours

The school office will be open from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (Monday to Friday) until further notice (arrangements in place from Friday 4 September 2020).

Coronavirus (COVID-19) related documents and links

St Hugh's School COVID-19 Safeguarding Policy (March 2020)

The North Lincolnshire Disability Partnership's Guide to Coronavirus

School Complaints Procedures: Guidance for Schools (updated 9.4.20)

COVID-19 Advice for Parents and Carers: Keeping Children Safe from Abuse and Harm (25.6.20) 

COVID-19 Guidance for the full opening of schools from September 2020 (2.7.20) 

COVID-19 Guidance for the full opening of special schools from September 2020 (2.7.20) 

This guidance for local-authority-maintained schools is about setting up or reviewing complaints procedures has been updated with information to the best practice guidance about handling complaints during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Sickness

Any student who has had an episode of sickness and diarrhoea must stay out of school for a period of at least 48 hours from the day on which the illness ended. Parents / carers have responsibility to keep transport updated.

Medicine

Where a student is required to take medicine or tablets, school staff will give the medication at the appropriate time following our medicine in schools policy.

Medication Forms

Parents are requested to complete a medication form as soon as possible once it is known that medicine or tablets are required to be administered in school. The form is available on request from the school office.

Thank you for your continued support.

Tracy Millard 

Page updated: 7 September 2020