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Parent/Carer letter - School Closure

Dear Parent/Carer, Apologies for another letter but I felt it was important to keep you informed of what is happening at school. Following yesterday’s announcement regarding the closure of schools to all pupils with the exception of ‘vulnerable’ children or those of key workers, we have been working hard with other schools in Education South West, across Devon and the country, to put in place practical arrangements to make this work. From Monday 23rd March, Kingswear Primary will be closed. Certain children who fit the government definition will receive their educational provision at Dartmouth Academy where they will be supervised by staff from their own school. We have had to take this nece

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Dear Parents/Carers Following the announcement of school closures at the end of the day on Friday we understand that this will be a very difficult time where many will be worried about what may lay ahead. Please do come and talk to us about any concerns or worries you might have. Whilst we have limited details about the provision going forward we may be able to help. Thank you all so much for your understanding and support during this time.

Letter to Parents/Carers COVID-19 (19.3.20)

School Closure Dear Parents and Carers, Secretary of State’s Announcement It was announced this evening that schools will close at the end of the day on Friday. Whilst we were anticipating the announcement, some of its contents came as a surprise. The key points were: 1. Schools close at the end of the day on Friday except for certain categories of children: • Vulnerable children (eg those with and Education Care and Health Plan; those with a social worker). • Children of essential workers such as health, police, social care, delivery drivers. 2. Meals or vouchers will be provided for those in receipt of free school meals. 3. There are no exams in May and June. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE

Letter to Parents/Carers Covid-19 (18.3.20)

Dear Parents/Carers With the continuing stream of information and guidance regarding Covid -19 we are trying as a school to pass this onto you as we receive it. At present schools are remaining open and the following information and resources will hopefully help reassure and provide information for what we are doing. Home learning whist self isolating or in the event of school closures: With an increasing number of families needing to self isolate we have set remote learning up via e-mail which will provide tasks and activities for pupils to do with information and advice on how to complete them, e-mail communication will provide a platform to ask teachers questions about the tasks and acti

Letter to parents/carers COVID-19 (16.3.20)

Dear Parent/Carer, COVID-19 As the national situation develops rapidly, we are continuing to follow DfE and Public Health England advice, whilst also trying to take decisions that are in the best interests of our communities. We are trying to chart a course that reconciles our duty to keep schools open with our responsibility to promote social distancing. Schools across Education South West are taking the following steps: Planned parents’ evenings for the rest of this term are cancelled. Public performances are cancelled. All sports fixtures are cancelled until further notice. A decision on whether or not to run trips that have been scheduled after May half term will be taken and communicat

Letter to parents/carers COVID-19 (3.3.20)

Dear Parents/Carers You will have heard yesterday on the news that a number of schools in Torbay closed due to potential cases of coronavirus. This is obviously worrying for you as parents, and we appreciate the calm way that you have responded. At a time like this, and there has not been a time like this of late, there are many rumours and concerns. We just wanted to reassure you that we are taking any potential issue seriously, and are in very regular contact with Public Health England; all our decisions will be informed on the medical advice we receive from them. At the moment, we are very much open for business, and we are doing all we can to ensure that the environment is a healthy o

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Kingswear Primary School

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