Thank you for visiting this special page, set up to provide you with information about how we are dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak at Sladefield. On this page you will find useful information and links to special websites giving information on how to keep yourself safe and what to do in the event that you, or one of your family, develop symptoms of Coronavirus.
Thank you for your support through this very difficult time. We hope you and your family are keeping well and taking on board all the guidance provided by the Government and NHS England. Unfortunately, it is with great sadness to all the school staff, our school will be closed, indefinitely from 20th March at 12.30 p.m. We will be following the Government guidelines on keeping our school open to the key groups of children and their families. Please click here to find read the Government guidelines.
Educational Psychologist Support Offer
Birmingham Educational Psychology Service is providing a telephone helpline for any parent/carers who feel they would benefit from a consultation with a psychologist to support them with any concerns arising at this time, for them or their families. Please click here to find out more.
What will happen now the school is closed ?
We will use our text service to keep our parents/carers informed about any developments via a text message. Therefore, it is really important you make sure we have your most up to date mobile number. We have also produced a number of different avenues where you can ensure that your child continues to learn at home, including both paper-based and electronic learning. For instance, your child can continue to access Skoolbo, and challenge themselves to complete tasks, and we have already uploaded tasks for children to complete on ‘Purple Mash’ – their login details are provided in their Home Reading Diary. Please click here for the links to online home learning ideas.
Everyone in the school community has a responsibility to listen to and follow the guidance provided so that the NHS is not overwhelmed with unnecessary contact. You should not be going to the doctor's surgery or hospital outpatients department. You should be making use of the NHS 111 helpline but only if your symptoms become unmanageable at home. Most people who contract the virus will experience either no, or very mild, symptoms and will recover in less than a week. The latest guidance as of the 16th March is that families should self-isolate for 14 days if anyone in the household gets one of the key symptoms of a persistent cough or high temperature. PLEASE FOLLOW THIS ADVICE AND HELP VITAL RESOURCES TO BE TARGETED AT THE RIGHT PEOPLE.
Take care, everyone. Please check our website regularly for updates and more information as it breaks.
BELOW ARE SOME LINKS TO THE GOVERNMENT WEBSITE, GIVING GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOOL CLOSURES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS:
BELOW ARE SOME LINKS TO USEFUL WEBSITES THAT YOU CAN ACCESS TO HELP YOU GET THE LATEST INFORMATION ABOUT CORONAVIRUS:
HOW TO LOOK AFTER YOUR WELL-BEING AND YOUR CHILDREN'S WELL-BEING DURING THE OUTBREAK
Here are some useful websites you can visit to give you support for your well-being during the outbreak.