As of 10 March, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated advice about travel to Italy. The FCO is currently advising:
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is not currently advising against travel to any other country/territory as a result of COVID-19.
Please use the following link for updated advice:
Please see the 'Keeping your child safe' part of the Parents section of the website for more information, including the school's control measures.
As a preventative measure it would be helpful for all parents to talk to their children about the importance of careful hand washing and hygiene. We will also be covering these topics in an age appropriate way in school.
How to wash your hands properly
Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds with soap and hot water.
Watch this short NHS film for guidance:
Teach young children how to wash their hands with the NHS handwashing song:
Public Health England recommends that in addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing, everyone should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport.
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is now 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
Email: [email protected]
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)