At Westfield, we send out Newsletters and information to all families to keep everyone up-to-date with all the news and events going on at our school.
All correspondence is sent out via our electronic mailing system ParentMail and Class Dojo.
PHASED REOPENING FOLLOWING SCHOOL CLOSURE DUE TO COVID-19
In accordance with government guidelines, Westfield Primary Academy will open for pupils in Nursery, Reception Year 1 and Year 6 from June 1st 2020. Children eligible as keyworkers or vulnerable (as detailed in government guidance) will also to continue to access school. All eligible children have been contacted separately via parent mail and there is further information on class dojo for each year group.
From 29th June 2020, we will offer all pupils 2 days a week in school and continue to support remote learning to enable all pupils to have the chance to meet with their current and new teachers and access learning in school. Most communication between class teachers and pupils will be made using Class Dojo. Regular updates from Mrs Kittle or Mrs Thompson will be posted on our school story.
We will continue to work according to government guidelines and will update families regularly.
For the latest parent communications about Coronavirus please see the documents attached at the side of this page. Further information is provided below.
Coronavirus - Covid-19 | Information Update
As you will be aware, the global situation concerning Coronavirus is changing constantly and government advice is regularly updated. For the latest information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
The importance of hygiene:
The Department of Health and Social Care launched a public information campaign that focuses on the importance of handwashing. Washing hands for 20 seconds is central to prevent and slow the spread of Coronavirus. Further information can be found here:
Department for Education Coronavirus helpline
The Department for Education launched a new helpline to answer questions about Coronavirus 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)
Where to find the latest information
Guidance for educational settings:
Guidance for parents:
Latest Department for Education information: