Covid19 Updates

LATEST INFORMATION

ALL PUPILS ARE TO LEARN REMOTELY FROM MONDAY 4th JANUARY

With the exception of children of Critical Workers and some of our most vulnerable children who are able to attend school as normal.

Please click here to read the statement from our Headteacher which was sent to all parents via email and text message on Sunday 3rd January.

Definition of Critical Worker / Vulnerable Children

If you are in any doubt regarding whether you are classed as a critical worker or your child is considered vulnerable - please see Government advice by clicking here.

If you have any further queries please contact the school office - admin@cottagegrove.co.uk

Accessing Remote Learning

Parents can access all information about remote learning by visiting our Student Intranet - there is lots of information about how this will work at the bottom of this page.

NATIONAL LOCKDOWN

It is more important than ever that we, as a whole community, follow national lockdown law and STAY HOME. We want all of our children back in school safely as soon as possible and that is the only way to beat Covid-19.

For information about the law, please visit the Government's website

Pupil Arrival Times and Site Entry Points

As of Wednesday morning, arrival and pick up times for the small number of pupils attending school (critical worker and vulnerable) will be the same for all year groups - 9am drop off and 3.15pm pick-up. Nursery drop off is 12.30pm and pick up is 3.30pm. Please use the same entry points that you have been using:


Nursery - Usual Nursery Playground Entrance

Reception/ Year 1 and Year 2 - Main School Playground Side Gate (Belmont Street)

Years 3 and 4 - Main School entrance

Years 5 and 6 - Belmont Street Car park

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • PARENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON SITE WHEN DROPPING OFF THEIR CHILDREN. PLEASE SHOW YOUR CHILDREN TO THEIR ENTRY POINT.

  • ALL CHILDREN WILL BE RELEASED FROM THEIR CLASSROOMS ON TO THE SCHOOL PLAYGROUND.

  • TO COLLECT YOUR CHILDREN, PLEASE ENTER THE PLAYGROUND VIA THE PLAYGROUND GATE ON BELMONT STREET AND EXIT VIA THE MOSAIC LANE PLAYGROUND GATE. THIS IS A STRICT ONE WAY SYSTEM.

ALL ADULTS MUST WEAR MASKS WHILST ON SCHOOL GROUNDS AND REMAIN SOCIALLY DISTANCED FROM ALL OTHER ADULTS.

Someone in my household has Coronavirus symptoms - what should i do?

Please use our online tool which provides you with guidance on what to do if someone in your household has symptoms.

Access to the School Office

Parents are not permitted on site to make enquiries in person. If you have a question for the office team, please call the school office. If you need to speak with someone in person, the office staff will book an appointment for you to do so.

If you do have appointment which permits you to access a school building, you will be required to wear a mask.

We will look to deal with as many enquiries via telephone as possible - this is to keep everyone safe and reduce the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak.

Thank you for your cooperation.

SCHOOL OFFICE PHONE NUMBER: 02392 341 133

Dinner Money Payments

All Dinner Money payments must now be made online. If you have not registered on our online system, please call the school office who will send you your access code via email along with instructions.

Our system allows parents to choose meals for their children and pay in advance. It is a far better option for parents and no cash will be taken for dinner money at the school office. As mentioned above, the school office is closed to all parents unless they have a pre-arranged appointment.

Please note that as of Tuesday 15th September, the price for a school dinner will rise from £2.10 to £2.15

Packed Lunchboxes

If your child is bringing a packed lunched to school - please ensure that it is in a single plastic washable container. No fabric lunchboxes will be allowed on the school site.

Ordering School Uniform

We have suspended online ordering of uniform while we stock check and tranisition to a new online platform. If you require uniform, please call the school office to place an order and arrange collection.

Uncollected Orders

If you have placed an order but have not collected it yet, please do so by Friday 9th October. All remaining uncollected orders will be cancelled after this date.