• Weyfield (1)

Urgent ....School closure on Friday 18th December

RE: School Closure on Friday 18th December                                         Wednesday 9th December 2020

Dear parents and families,

You may have seen the recent Government announcement that schools will have an additional closure day on Friday 18th December. The Government have made this decision because staff may need to continue to work in the first week of the Christmas holidays to support track and trace.

I can confirm that the school will be closed to students on this day and our last day will be Thursday 17th December.  We apologise for the late notice but we have only just been informed by the Government and our Academy Trust. Pick up times will remain the same as usual on Thursday.

Please read the following information from TKAT

Important information to help us manage Track and Trace requirements

If your child develops symptoms and is tested positive for COVID-19 over the Christmas holidays, the Government have issued clear guidance about when you should inform the school and when this can be managed by NHS Test & Trace.

When you need to contact the school:

If your child has symptoms either on Friday 18th or Saturday 19th then tests positive for COVID-19 on or before Wednesday 23rd December, please contact the TKAT Centre between 10:00 and 14:00 by either phoning  07841 967 584  or emailing covid@tkat.org

When you make contact please be sure to tell us your child’s name, the school they attend, their year group, when they first developed symptoms and the date you received a positive test confirmation.

When you should not contact the school:

If your child has developed symptoms after Saturday 19th December or more than 48 hours after they were last in school. In this instance, please contact NHS Test & Trace.

If your child has a positive test result which returns after Wednesday 23rd December. In this instance, please contact NHS Test & Trace.

We understand that this is short notice and would like to thank you in advance for your support.

Yours sincerely,

Janette McClintock

Headteacher