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Please note full uniform is expected from September - this includes blazers and ties  

Coronavirus update

Latest School Communications

Thursday 9th July 

Letter for Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 Parents re: September Reopening/Remote Learning update/developments (Microsoft Teams)

Letter for Year 12 Parents re: September Reopening/Remote Learning update/developments (Microsoft Teams)

MSTeams parental guide

How to access Office 365 and Teams

Acceptable Use Agreement

Wednesday 20th May 

Headteacher Letter

Sefton Council Letter to Parent and Carers

Thursday 30th April - Letter from School Health

Wednesday 22nd April - Sefton CAMHS Crisis Support

Monday 20th April - Summer Term remote learning

Support for parents and CYP from Venus and The Star Centre

Friday 3rd April - End of Term Letter to Parents

             Ofqual - A message for all GCSE, AS and A level students this summer

Tuesday 24th March -  Letter to Year 11 and Year 13 students and their parents re: exam board updates and the awarding of grades

Friday 20th March - letter re: Summer exams 2020, Home Learning Support, Free School Meals and Keyworker/ Vulnerable children provision

Thursday 19th March - letter School Closure and Home Learning Support (Years 7 to 13)

Wednesday 18th March - Please click here to view Important Letter following Government update on Coronavirus and Schools

Tuesday 17th March - Please be aware that all non-essential school activities have been cancelled until further notice. This includes school trips, after school activities, Intervention, Year 8 parents’ evening and Spring Arts evening. The late bus will therefore not be operating for the foreseeable future.

Friday 13th March - If you or a family member experience a high temperature and a new and persistent cough please follow medical advice and self-isolate. Children must remain off school and work will be set via Class Charts. If you suspect Covid 19 exposure please call 111 and follow their advice, do not go to your GP or walk in centre. Please contact school attendence office on 0151 924 6119.

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Department for Education
 

1st April 2020 update on the government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guidance for parents and carers: keeping children safe online

We have updated our information for parents and carers 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.

Full details can be found in section 6.3 of the guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings:

Updated guidance for schools about temporarily closing

We have updated our guidance on the temporary closure of schools to include more information on areas including social distancing, vulnerable children and working with other schools.

You can read the guidance at:

Update and correction: Guidance for public bodies on paying commercial suppliers

Further to the publication of Cabinet Office guidance for public bodies on paying their suppliers, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have now been published alongside the procurement policy note.

Correction: The previously advertised mailbox for queries from educational settings was incorrect, please forward any previously submitted questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Full details of the procurement policy note can be found here:


The information below has not changed since yesterday.


Collection of guidance for educational settings on GOV.​UK

All of the Department for Education’s coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.​UK at:

Our main guidance for schools, the ‘school closures guidance’, will be regularly kept up-to-date. Any new advice for schools on specific issues, such as food, exams or safeguarding, will be linked from it:

Handwashing advice

The most important thing individuals can do to protect themselves is to wash their hands more often, for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water. 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 whenever you return home.

The latest guidance and video on hand washing can be found here:

Department for Education 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)

24th March 2020 This is your daily email to keep you updated on the government’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Staying at home guidance

Yesterday, the Prime Minister addressed the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) and asked people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.

There is no change in guidance for education settings, which remain closed except for the children of critical workers and vulnerable children. We continue to ask that parents keep their children at home, wherever possible.

The full stay at home guidance is available at:

Guidance for early years and childcare providers

We have published new guidance for Ofsted-registered childcare providers about childcare provision following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19):

Guidance for further education providers on maintaining education and skills training provision

We have published new guidance which explains what further education providers need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to maintain provision:

Guidance for apprentices, employers, training providers and assessment organisations

We have published new guidance which outlines the changes that we are making to the apprenticeship programme during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:

Employer support in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

The government has published a full range of support measures for UK employers and employees:

The information outlines how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply.

Changes to attendance registers and daily online return to DfE

Thank you to all education settings that submitted their status and attendance information to the online form yesterday. For those settings that need more information on how to do this, we have developed a short tutorial video to guide you through the process:

The short tutorial video can be found at:

The online form can be found at:

Collection of guidance for educational settings on GOV.​UK

All of the Department for Education’s coronavirus guidance for educational settings can now be found in one place on GOV.​UK:

Handwashing advice

The most important thing individuals can do to protect themselves is to wash their hands more often, for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water. 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 latest guidance and video on hand washing can be found here:

Department for Education 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)

Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of calls. We appreciate your patience at this time and apologise for any wait that you may experience. To ensure that we answer your calls as quickly as possible, we have now extended our opening hours to cover weekends and are increasing the number of call handlers available to answer your calls.

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