METHODIST JUNIOR SCHOOL
Headteacher: Mrs F Nickson BA Hons PGCE
Friday 20th March 2020
Many of you will be aware that all schools will be closing from next week until further notice. The Government has asked that a school’s role now changes from Education to supporting Child Care through the Coronavirus period.
School will only remain open for the children of Key Workers from Monday 23rd March:
Opening times will be 8.00am to 4.15pm
FRONTLINE / ESSENTIAL KEY WORKERS
Health and social care:
Education and Childcare:
Key Public Services:
Local and National Government:
Food and necessary goods:
Public Safety and National Security:
Utilities, Communication and Financial Services
If you fall into any of the above categories please complete this form https://forms.gle/6gCQVcpFw3e1284E9 or contact school immediately to enable us to plan ahead.
This information will be required by midnight on Sunday 22nd March at the latest
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF THAT YOU WORK IN ONE OF THE LISTED PROFESSIONS. ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF PROFESSION COULD BE:
Only 1 parent needs to be a Key Worker however there is an expectation that where other childcare provision can be made, it should be, to reduce the number of children remaining in school.
Childcare provision will be offered to:
SCHOOL MEAL ARRANGEMENTS
Meals will be given to children who are in school.
The Local Authority and Government are currently planning how families of Pupil Premium Childre will be supported in respect of a meal being provided. This may take the form of food vouchers or a food bank collection system. You will be informed when school receives further directives from the Local Authority.
Please ensure we have your up-to-date contact details as all communications will be given via text message and the schools website:
The current isolation advice remains the same:
We know that the measures schools are having to take will affect many families. We also know that you will understand why such actions are being taken. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation and look forward to the time we are able to resume normal school routines.
Mrs F Nickson