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Important Information

Class Changes for September 2020

Government guidance for parents - online harms

The government has produced a useful web page listing sources of advice and support for keeping their children safe. The guide includes information about:

  • Protect children from domestic abuse
  • Teenage relationship abuse
  • Child sexual abuse and exploitation
  • Sexual assault referral centres
  • Crime, Criminal Exploitation and County Lines, violence and gangs
  • Protect children from radicalisation
  • Prevent
  • Online child safety
  • Mental health

You can find the information here.

Summer School letter to year 3 parents - 10/07/2020.

Summer School letter to parents - 07/07/2020.

Letter to Key Workers and Parents of Vulnerable Pupils for the week commencing the 13th of July.

Letter to Parents - 03/07/2020.

Letter to Parents - 26/06/2020.

As there is no Black Country School games this year, your Black Country SGO’s have come together to bring you a virtual National School Sports week. Please read more about how to get involved on our Latest News page.

Letter to Parents - 19/06/2020.

Headteacher's Letter - 12/06/2020.

Letter to year 1 parents - 15/06/2020.

WAT Statement regarding educational trips and school visits.

New Reception Parents Induction Letter.

New Horizons Flyer - Online Dance Resources - 08/06/2020.
(If you are interested in taking part in this exciting opportunity then contact: maggie@blackcountrydance.com)

Coronavirus update

Due to Coronavirus, all schools will remain shut for the foreseeable future. Schools will however be remaining open to those pupils who are considered vulnerable, or whose parents are key workers. From the week beginning 8th June, school will be open for year 6 pupils. You can read more Coronavirus updates on our Latest News page.

Read the latest Guidance for schools and closure of educational settings: information for parents and carers.

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

Help children with home learning due to coronavirus: 2 to 4 year olds, 5 to 11 year olds.

Please find advice from Barnardo’s for talking to children about Covid-19.

Home Learning

Home Learning will continue in 2 week blocks. We believe it is vital that your children still continue to educate even whilst they are not at school.

A Home Learning page has been set up where you can find everything that has been sent home, as well as resources to help pupils learn.

Emergency Contact Numbers

During school closure it is absolutely vital the the school holds a minimum of 2 emergency contact numbers for every pupil on roll.

Please ensure that the school office have up to date information as we will be making contact with every pupil during school closure. Where we cannot make contact we may need to complete a home visit.

Online Safety

During this period of school closure, pupils will be engaging in online learning more than normal and are likely to spend longer periods of time on social media.

For pupils in key stage 2 who are accessing the Google classroom school have initiated E-Safe - a tool to monitor and detect inappropriate online activity. Leaders in school will receive an alert should concerns arise. Parents will be contacted in these circumstances.

Please try and monitor, as much as possible, what your children are accessing online and talk to them about how they can stay safe. Here is a useful link for parents: www.internetmatters.org

Please remember to use safeguarding page on the school website.

Parents and pupils can continue to report any safeguarding concerns directly to the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSL). Simply contact the school office on 01384 816765 and request to speak to a DSL.

We are proud to be rated 'good' by ofsted.

The inspection team recognises that:

You can view our latest Ofsted report, or go to our Ofsted Reports page.