CoronaVirus Info

Please use this area of the website to find out the latest info on the CoronaVirus and how it affects our School.
 
Please check back for updates.
The school will be closed from the end of the day on Friday 20th March until further notice.
 
There is a great deal of detail yet to be announced relating to key workers and free school meals.
 
We will keep you informed as and when we know more.
Guidance 16/03/20 8pm If any member of your household has a new, persistent cough or temperature, all members of the household should remain at home for 14 days

Pennoweth School would like to assure our parents, staff and children that are we are tracking and following advice issued by Public Health England.

 

The latest information from Public Health England in Educational Settings can be found on the following website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

 

The Importance of Hygiene

Personal hygiene is the most important way that we can tackle the spread of Coronavirus. This includes more frequent washing of hands and using the Catch It, Bin it, Kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes. All schools within the trust have given guidance to the children on personal hygiene and are monitoring them daily.

 

Guidance for washing hands can be found at the following locations:

 

Department for Education Coronavirus Helpline

The Department for Education Coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

 

Updates

 
LATEST UPDATE - 22.03.20
!URGENT DO NOT SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL UNLESS YOU ARE AN ESSENTIAL WORKER AND YOU HAVE NO ALTERNATIVE!