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Which test do you need? …version.2

Hot off the press infographic... with new guidance info... Which test do you need?   Symptoms --> then PCR test (self isolate whilst waiting for the result). No symptoms --> then a LFD test. A positive LFD --> doesn't need PCR confirmation, unless T&T ask. Close Contact --> vaccinated or 5-18 > take 7 daily LFD tests. Close Contact --> unvaccinated [...]

Which test do you need?

Hot off the press infographic... with new guidance info... Which test do you need?   Symptoms or a positive LFD --> then PCR test (self isolate whilst waiting for the result). No symptoms --> then a LFD test. Close Contact --> vaccinated or 5-18 > take 7 daily LFD tests. Close Contact --> unvaccinated > PCR and self-isolate regardless of [...]

Welcome back! (almost there)

I hope you’ve had a good and relaxing summer break.  We’re almost there... but we're all looking forward to having the children back and seeing their smiling faces! As I said when we finished in the summer, I am writing this to confirm arrangements for the start of the new term on Tuesday the 7th. I’m sure many of you will [...]

Year 6s on Lundy

Hopefully, this YouTube link will work. Here's the year 6s on their residential to Lundy. https://youtu.be/zV7nNf9Yc-8

Parent Survey – Feedback from Ali Smith, Chair of Governors.

Thank you to the 56 families who completed our online Parent Survey - reading your feedback and suggestions has been a real pleasure this week. We asked you to consider a number of questions about the school and rank your experience from 5 (excellent) to 1 (very poor).  The results were really encouraging - below we have listed the percentages [...]

SUMMER SANTA …

What’s on our school’s wish-list and how can you help?  [link]  So when Santa offers to make a special case for your school (out of his usual wintry seasonable months), you need to get busy and take him up on his kind offer!  If your hard-earned cash has been burning a hole in your pocket over the last year, deprived [...]

Online Safety Webinar … TONIGHT … 7pm

The Braunton Learning Cooperative has organised an Online Safety webinar (online of course!) TONIGHT at 7pm, hosted by Karl Hopwood, from www.esafety.ltd.co.uk Karl will be addressing the following things in his webinar: What are children and young people really doing when they go online (as opposed to what they might tell their parents that they are doing) What are the [...]

Friday Celebration Assembly 6th November 2020

I thought you may like to see one of the assemblies we do on a Friday?

“Are they unwell?” Help sheet…

We thought a flowchart may make things a bit easier to work out whether an 'ill child' should come to school or not.  Most of these initial decisions will lie with our parents of course, as only they know if their child would be well enough for school, but these are uncharted times (I avoided the word 'unprecedented'!), the 'R-rate' [...]

Almost Final Newsletter…

Same newsletter as Thursday, but we heard there was a flux of them going to parents' spam folders, so this is a second attempt... Hi, I thought I'd give you an update on what’s happening in school at the moment, the things taking place over the summer and also a headline on some changes for September.  My video explains it [...]