Expansion of Covid-19 Home Test Kit Availability
From Tuesday 23 March eligible groups including parents/carers, household bubbles and childcare bubbles of those attending early years and education settings can collect Covid-19 home test kits from three community rapid test sites. Staff in roles that are critical to support re-opening of schools e.g. catering, cleaning and transport staff, wrap-around providers and childminders are also eligible.
- Ashmore Park Hub – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 8.00 – 11.00am
- Pendeford Library – Monday to Sunday 7.00-11.00am
- Civic Centre – Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 1.00pm
COVID-19 Testing Privacy Statement
COVID-19 guidance in other languages
Any important updates RE COVID-19 will be posted here. Check back often to keep updated.
Letters to parents
Below you’ll find letters relating to the COVID-19 situation from the school and also the relevant authorities.
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline
The DfE have launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
The importance of hygiene
Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19. Please help us in sharing simple and effective hand hygiene messages.
Please follow the advice from the Public Health England and the NHS to protect yourself and minimise the spread of the virus.
Where to find the latest information
Updates on COVID-19:
Guidance for educational settings:
Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas: