COVID-19

IMPORTANT:  Arrival and collection times and gates for all classes are below.

Lower school:  main school gate

Upper school: church gate

(Further information below including detailed information for sibling groups and the one-way system at the church gate)

School Policy Updates and Appendum in light of COVID-19

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 August 20 Appendum to Behaviour and Discipline Policy.pdfDownload
 August 20 Attendance Policy and Procedure COVID.pdfDownload
 March 20 Safeguarding Appendix Covid 19.pdfDownload
 May 20 Appendum to Child Protection Policy.docx.pdfDownload
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Government Leaflet to parents regarding school re-opening

Higham St. John's COVID-19 Full Reopening Risk Assessment Checklist

What to do if you or your child is displaying symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If your child is displaying any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not bring them or any siblings to school.  You should arrange a test for them as soon as possible.

Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms and how to order a test by visiting this website:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/

Where are the local Coronavirus test centre sites?

The following page of the Pendle Borough Council website has up-to-date information on how to access a test centre:

https://www.pendle.gov.uk/info/20030/community_advice_and_guidance/529/covid-19_support_for_individuals/2

Video:  How to test your child for COVID-19 in the UK

Please note: the fastest way to get a test is to visit a test centre.  If you choose to order a home test kit, this video provides useful information on how to administer the test correctly.

COVID-19 Home Test Step-by-step guide

One way system for drop off at the church (Upper School and sibling groups)

  • Children in Sycamore and Oak bubbles must use this entry and exit point
  • We have a one-way system in place with signage
  • Please can all families observe social distancing (cones will support this)
  • Sibling Groups:
  • Families with siblings in both lower and upper school should drop their children together (8:45am if elder sibling is in Oak, 8:50am if elder sibling is in Sycamore)
  • Families with siblings in both lower and upper school should collect them from this gate (we will start releasing the children from 3:15pm starting with Elm class then Ash class then finally Birch class - releasing them in waves is to try and avoid any mixing of 'bubbles' as per the guidance.  We will do this as swiftly as we can)

COVID-safe measures at Higham St. John's

Public Health England (PHE) Resources for Primary Schools