COVID-19 Information

SCHOOL REMAINS CLOSED TO ALL PUIPILS EXCEPT FOR VULNERABLE AND KEY WORKER CHILDREN

School Office:  The School offices will remain closed to personal visitors. Please can we ask that all communication where possible be either via email or phone.

Email: admin@bartonclough.trafford.sch.uk

Phone: 0161 748 7539

Parents should do all they can to ensure that children have all that they need for the day (e.g. packed lunches) at the start of the day and if there is an emergency meaning that their child needs to be collected at a different time should telephone the school first. SLT will arrange to meet parents with their child in the open air. 

Visitors the school office please be aware of the following protective measures which will be in place:

  • A face mask MUST be worn whilst in the foyer (applicable to all aged 11 and above)
  • Hand sanitiser will be available
  • Only 1 people will be welcomed into the foyer at any one time. Please be patient as you will be asked to wait outside.

Important letters 2020-2021

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Covid Catch -Up Pupil Premium Grant 2020-21

 

Please See Below for Updated Covid-19 Information

Clink on the link below to see what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown

Update: 6th January National Lockdown Stay at Home

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Update:31st December Greater Manchester moving to Tier 4

 

The UK Government’s COVID-19 Information

Updated  11th December 2020 – 10 day self isolation period

Safeguarding Guidance for Schools

On Friday 27th March, the government published safeguarding guidance for schools, colleges and other providers. Whilst Keeping Children Safe in Schools remains the key statutory document for schools, the DfE have issued interim guidance during the coronavirus outbreak.  This can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-safeguarding-in-schools-colleges-and-other-providers/coronavirus-covid-19-safeguarding-in-schools-colleges-and-other-providers

In addition, guidance for families on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing has been provided.  This can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

There is also a children’s guide to coronavirus which aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.  This can be found at

https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE

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: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

THE IMPORTANCE OF HYGIENE 

Personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.  

Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds with soap and hot water 

In addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing,  everyone  should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport. 

Watch this short NHS film for guidance:

Teach young children how to wash their hands with the NHS handwashing song:

WHERE TO FIND THE LATEST INFORMATION

Updates on COVID-19:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Guidance for educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Educational resources

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/resources/campaigns/101-coronavirus-/resourceshttps://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

Latest Department for Education information:

https://twitter.com/educationgovukhttps://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/


Barton Clough is a one form entry school in Stretford with 195 pupils on roll.

At Barton Clough we nurture positive relationships. It is at the heart of all we do. We are committed to teaching the skills and knowledge each child needs to flourish and succeed, with enthusiasm, energy and hope. We value children as individuals and encourage our pupils to have a go and try new things. We aim to build confidence in our pupils and develop a ‘can do’ attitude so that children learn from mistakes and aren’t afraid to get things wrong.

Find out more in our Head of School’s welcome.