Good morning all,
I hope you are keeping well.
Today we see the start of lateral flow testing for staff.
This testing allows us to see if any staff are positive without symptoms. The test time is 30 minutes.
Although this is a great thing with regard to helping to prevent the spread of the virus we need to make you aware that this may have some impact on in school provision.
As it is being suggested that 1 in 3 people may be positive but showing no symptoms (asymptomatic) I cannot rule out that we will see some positive cases.
If this is the case it may mean we have to suspend a bubble whilst we arrange cover or the positive case gets a confirmation test. If the positive case has been in school then it will result in bubble closure and isolation.
We will inform you of this if necessary.
School will be closed as planned on the INSET day February 22nd and over half term as usual. WRAP club will be available over these periods. Please contact Bernie directly if you require a place. Details can be found under the parent's tab.
I am having several requests for school places as I know many people are finding it increasingly hard to home school their children.
Places were initially allocated after the first cut off date and we have attempted to offer places after this date based on need and criteria. If a parent is at home and able to have their child then this is still the right place for them to be but we will continue to review our places and allocate any spaces becoming available appropriately.