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Forest of Galtres Anglican Methodist Primary School

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COVID-19 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE – SCHOOL CLOSURE

Forest of Galtres Primary School is closed to all but those requiring essential child care cover (children of key workers, those with SEN needs and vulnerable children).  From 30.3.20, our essential child care will be be based at Burton Green Primary School.

 

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives. In response to the Prime Minister’s address to the Nation, we must ask that parents and carers continue to only access the emergency child care cover at the school if you absolutely have to and if there is no one else in your household, who is not a key worker, who can safely look after your child. 

 

It is essential that we minimise the number of people accessing this emergency cover so that we can adhere to strict social distancing requirements, for the health and safety and wellbeing of the children and our staff.

 
What do I do if I need to access the emergency cover?
The web forms below should be used to book places.  Please note that the forms are closed to new bookings on the Wednesday of the preceding week in order to allow us to plan staff cover.

Please inform the school if your requirements change and you no longer need cover for the days you have booked. 

 
What is a key worker?

‘Key workers’ are defined as those whose work is critical to the COVID-19 response or those who work in one of the critical sectors listed below: 

  • Health and Social Care

  • Education and Child Care

  • Key Public Service

  • Local and National Government (linked to COVID-19)

  • Food Supplies

  • Public Safety and National Security

  • Transport

  • Utilities, Communication and Finance

  • Key Workers

  • Health Care

  • Journalist and Broadcasters

  • Religious Staff, Charities and Workers delivering frontline services

 

For a complete list of all roles which the government has classified as ‘critical’ please visit the Gov.uk website

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