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Reopening: Penn Wood's Recovery Plan and Risk Assessment


Potential School Opening for Y2-Y5

Please respond to the email sent 10.06.2020

Please complete the relevant form for each child in the following year groups.



Key Worker Identification


Any key worker forms submitted from 19.05.2020 will be considered and a member of staff will contact you.  Please do not assume that your child has a place at school and send the child in.



Home learning

For guidance on supporting your child to learn at home, please visit this area on our school website.

Letter to parents 18.5.2020

Letter to parents 11.5.2020

Activity Ideas from Slough

Home Learning Routines


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The Book of Hopes: Words and Pictures to Comfort, Inspire and Entertain Children in Lockdown



Read the book here.


Completely free for all children and families, the extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine herself.


The collection, published by Bloomsbury, is dedicated to the doctors, nurses, carers, porters, cleaners and everyone currently working in hospitals.

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Children's Guide to Coronavirus

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

DfE Guidance (updated 31.03.2020)


There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:


  • Internet matters - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware - for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info - for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow - for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre - advice for parents and carers


Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

Letters to parents/children 31.03.2020


Information to cascade to parents and carers


From Friday 20 March schools, childcare and other educational settings are closed for everyone except:

  • children of critical workers
  • vulnerable children


We have published guidance for parents and carers:



Critical workers


If parents’ work is critical to the coronavirus response, their children will be prioritised for early years and education provision.


The Government has published a list of critical workers:


Coronavirus precautions as of March 2020


These are to be followed by the entire school community as well as all visitors.


Letter to Parents 20th March 2020 Key Workers

Letter to Parents re Coronavirus (COVID19)


Visiting Penn Wood


If you are visiting or planning a visit to Penn Wood Primary & Nursery School and have been in any Category 1 areas (click on the maps below) of China, Iran, Italy or South Korea during the previous 14 days, could we ask that you email or call 01753 521 811 to rearrange your visit for a later date.


As a school, we are asking our entire community to follow specific government advice for Category 1 and Category 2 areas, which is as follows:


· Category 1: Travellers from here should self-isolate regardless, even if asymptomatic, and call NHS 111 to inform of recent travel.


· Category 2: Travellers from here do not need to undertake any special measures, but—given that the virus has a 14-day incubation period—should they or any member of the family become unwell, specifically with a cough or fever, then they should all self-isolate and call NHS 111.


(Category 2 countries/areas are: Cambodia, China*, Hong Kong, Italy*, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Republic of Korea*, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam)


*except areas of these countries specifically referred to in Category 1

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Contact Details and Useful Links