Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Advice

We understand that the current situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) can cause anxiety for many of our families and staff in school. In light of continuing Government updates and advice, we can provide the following information for your reference. This page is updated regularly.

Please be assured that we are taking all necessary steps to mitigate the risks of the virus spreading in school.

As always, if you have any questions or want to discuss the concerns in more detail, then please contact a member of staff in school. We thank you for your understanding and support during this unique and challenging time.

 

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Whole School Risk Assessment

Click here to read our whole school COVID-19 Risk Assessment - updated January 2021.

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Letters sent home

To read our latest letters sent home please click here.

 

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Information from the Department for Education


The Department for Education has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

The latest guidance for education and child care settings is available here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus/education-and-childcare 

 

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General Resources from Central Government, NHS,etc..


(Saxon Hill Academy are not responsible for the content of external websites)


NHS Information: Coronavirus Overview - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ 

NHS 111: https://111.nhs.uk/service/COVID-19/ 

UK Government: Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response - https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response 

UK Government: Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19) - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus 

UK Government: Stay at home: guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-people-with-confirmed-or-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection 

 

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Local Children’s Safeguarding Board


If you wish to report a safeguarding concern about a child please contact:


Staffordshire:
First Response: 0800 1313 126
 
Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Website https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/reportconcern

Outside office hours: 0345 604 2886

 

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Charities and Helplines


NSPCC
Children's charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)

0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)

Website: www.nspcc.org.uk 

Young Minds
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)

Website: www.youngminds.org.uk

NHS
NHS helplines for conditions such as Stress, Anxiety and Depression can be found on the following link:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/mental-health-helplines/ 

Asthma UK: Coronavirus help and advice:

https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/triggers/coronavirus-covid-19/ 

 

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Local Foodbank Information

Lichfield

https://lichfield.foodbank.org.uk/ 

Email:

info@lichfield.foodbank.org.uk

Telephone: 01543 253003

Tamworth

https://tamworth.foodbank.org.uk/

Email: info@tamworth.foodbank.org.uk

Telephone: 01827 302434

Cannock

https://cannockdistrict.foodbank.org.uk/

Email: info@cannockdistrict.foodbank.org.uk

Telephone: 01543 422394

 

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Education and Health Care Plans (EHCP) Annual Review Meetings:

Please see the 'how to guide' below which explains how to access Microsoft Teams. Meetings can take place over the phone or via Microsoft Teams, whichever is preferred by parents/carers. 

If you have any questions, please contact George Turner. 

Microsoft Teams Guide for Parents/Carers