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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES

Thank you for your support in ensuring pupils are kept safe, well and able to learn at home during this unprecedented time with the Coronavirus outbreak. As a school, we are hugely appreciative of how our community has come together to support one another. 

Below you will find communication and information for parents relating to this matter. This page will be continually updated so please do keep checking for updates. Additionally, you can contact the school via email sao@ourladygrace.greenwich.sch.uk should you have a specific question or matter you would like to discuss.

Return to School Information and Procedures - September 2020

Our Lady of Grace - Risk Assessment and Planning Document

Letter from the Leader of the Council (Counsellor Danny Thorpe) to Parents

Royal Borough of Greenwich link

 

COVID-19 USEFUL INFORMATION

All of the Department for Education’s coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.UK at:  https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-schools-and-other-educational-settings

DFE GUIDANCE ON SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

 

DFE Coronavirus Helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is 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

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)

ADVICE FOR PARENTS/CARERS DURING CORONAVIRUS

Whilst it is extremely important to follow Government advice during this period, it can be confusing to know what to do when your child is unwell or injured. NHS 111, GPs and hospitals are still providing the same care that they have always done. Please click here for some helpful advice.

GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS AND CARERS: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE

The Government information for parents and carers has been updated to include a section on keeping children safe online. It provides links to online resources that will help support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online. You can read this here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

 

Greenwich Community Hub Support for Families - COVID-19

Many famillies will be experiencing a range of challenges whether that is financial pressures or otherwise.

If you need any help during this period and you have not got a family member, friend or neighbour who can help, the Greenwich Community Hub can provide support across a range of areas, including:

  • collecting / delivering prescriptions
  • delivering essential food packages
  • connecting you to local community services to support with other areas such as finances

Contact the Greenwich Community Hub on;

Tel: 0800 470 4831

Email: covid19support@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

Oxleas NHS - Coronavirus

We are here to support you and your family during this difficult time and will be delivering our services oxleas.nhs.uk

Our NHS teams will offer you telephone consultations until further notice.

To contact the following services please call:

  • School Nursing: 0208 836 8621
  • Immunisation Team: 0208 320 5721
  • Website: oxleas.nhs.uk