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Coronavirus

Please note that Penn Wood School will not be opening as care provision for the next two weeks.  We will re-open for a small number of children needing care on Monday 20th April.  The e-mail address enquiries@pennwood.slough.sch.uk will be accessed every day during the break, should there be an urgent need to contact the school.

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

 

Letters to parents/children 31.03.2020

 

Key Worker Identification

 

Any key worker forms submitted after 4pm today (20/03/2020) Will not be considered until Monday am. Please do not assume that your child has a place at school and send the child on Monday

 

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ZsvdFpXl1EW6d4vFdsrPEkE-qqP2I1hMnLjpwvzgWt1UMEhLTTFRNjJMNVhES1NGVFIzREU5WDdHTC4u

 

 

 

Information to cascade to parents and carers

 

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

 

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 enquiries@pennwood.slough.sch.uk 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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