Return to School March 2021
Important Letter Re School Closure - January 2021
As we return to school for the start of the new academic year, please note that visitors to school are permitted strictly by appointment only and only when your visit is essential.
Please make sure that you:
- Sign in on arrival
- Wash/sanitise your hands when you arrive and as necessary during your visit
- Carry a mask or face covering and wear it as required
- Maintain a safe distance (at least 1metre and ideally 2 metres) from other people at all time.
You can help us to keep our community safe by:
- Using tissues (or the crook of your elbow) whenever you need to cough or sneeze, disposing of your used tissues safely and washing your hands immediately. CATCH IT BIN IT KILL IT
- Staying away from school if you have symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with a conformed case, inline with Government guidance
- Respecting and supporting the safety measures we have in place.
RETURNING TO SCHOOL
NHS COVID -19 APP
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 this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
8am to 6pm – Monday to Friday
10am to 4pm – Saturday and Sunday
If you work in a school, please have your unique reference number (URN or UK PRN) available when calling the hotline.
Policy Updates In Response to COVID-19
STAFF SAFEGUARDING TRAINING
In response to the ways school have changed their provision and the nature of children accessing educational resources online, I have asked all stakeholders at ACE to undertake an online safeguarding module which looks at how to keep our children safe during the pandemic. Safeguarding and Child Protection remain a high priority at ACE.
Useful Resources for Children and Parents
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Updated handwashing advice
It is essential that everyone washes their hands more often, using soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Hand washing with soap employs mechanical action that loosens bacteria and viruses from the skin, rinsing them into the drain. Drying hands afterwards makes the skin less hospitable to the virus. Hand sanitiser can be effective if soap is not available or the situation makes using soap less feasible (i.e. when outside) but using hand sanitiser provides none of the virus-destroying friction that rubbing your hands together and rinsing with water provides.