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On  Friday 20th March, we are open to all students. From Monday 23rd March we are open only to specific students. 

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Shoreham Academy Social Distancing Measures from 23 03 2020

 


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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Update

As you will be aware, the Government has announced that all schools in England will close temporarily for the vast majority of children from end of the day on Friday 20th March.  

This decision has been taken on the advice of medical and scientific experts in order to manage the spread of COVID-19 and relieve pressure on the health system.

From Monday 23rd March, pupils’ education will continue from home. We have prepared well for these circumstances and I am extremely grateful to staff across the school for the way in which they have taken on this challenge.

Please see here for details of how this will operate

 The school will, however, remain open for two specific groups of students:

  • Those whose parents are defined as key workers (employed in the NHS, emergency services or elements of the food supply chain);
  • Those who are particularly vulnerable.

We will be collecting information from you over the next few days.

We are entering times of further uncertainty, speculation and concern and our responsibility as a school, like yours as a parent, is to give our young people the learning, support and reassurance that they will need in the coming weeks.  

We will continue to update parents on a regular basis with important information as we receive it. We will continue to communicate with you by email but please do regularly check on the school’s website.

Thank you for your continued support and for working with us in the weeks ahead.


The Department for Education has launched a new 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 (Opening hours: 8am to 6pm- Monday to Friday)
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk 

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Safeguarding Messages

Our Safeguarding Team are still available should you have any concerns related to Child Protection. Please contact reception who will put you through to a member of the Safeguarding team, or email dsl@shoreham-academy.org. Someone will be manning the DSL inbox during term time, Mon-Fri.

If you have an urgent Child Protection matter that you need to share, please contact West Sussex’s Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH): 01403 229900

****If a child is in immediate danger, call the police on 999****

 

School Onsite From March 23 2020

  • School from Monday morning will open at 8.30am until 2.45pm until further notice.
  • Students should come into school via main reception only as usual and wait in the atrium to be registered.
  • They are not required to be in uniform but should be in appropriate comfortable clothing. We ask that they bring in their PE kit so we can ensure they do some physical activity during the day.
  • Students will be following the online learning that their teachers are providing, the same as the students that are working at home.
  • Students will be based in a specific area and will not have access to the whole school this is to ensure we can keep them safe.
  • There will be new social distancing measures in place for all students and staff - Click here to see new measures
  • We will have normal break and lunch times with the school canteen providing a limited service which your child may buy food from in the usual way. Those students who are Free School Meals will be provided with food.

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