St. Andrew's CE (VA) Infant School

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Email: admin@st-andrews-inf.calderdale.sch.uk

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Both schools will reopen on Wednesday 9 September 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Click here for a short wordless story, that will help people to understand what to do if you have Coronavirus and how to keep yourself and those who you care about safe. The story also shows how to safely help others who may be self-isolating.
Supplementary text at the end of the story gives information on where people can seek help if they are unwell and signposts to other useful resources.

Food Bank Support

If you would like to receive a weekly food parcel provided through Brighouse Food Bank, please get in touch with school. If you will require this support over the summer holidays, please notify school by Friday 10th July. You will need to collect the parcel from Brighouse Food Bank on a Friday at 12 noon. This is opposite Wilko’s next to the Methodist Church. Look for a green door. Families will only be able to collect a food parcel if one has been ordered through school. There will be no deliveries available. Food parcels will be ordered for the whole summer holidays. Get in touch for more details.

If you are worried about Coronavirus, and the impact that returning to school may have on your child’s physical health or emotional wellbeing, the Healthy Futures Calderdale school nurses are here to offer advice and support: Call: 0303 330 9974 Text: 07480 635297 (young people) or 07507 332157 (parents/carers)

#StayHomeSaveLives

Click here for links and resources related to Covid, Anxiety, Stress.

Support and Guidance for families:- Just a reminder if you are worried please visit the OpenMinds Calderdale website where they can find lots of useful information to support them through COVID -19.
The Children’s’ Commissioner for England has put together this guide which aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.

The Government has released advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: COVID-19 click here for more information.

Please click here to head over to our Home Learning page.

Guidance for parents and carers: keeping children safe online
The DfE has updated their information for parents and carers to include a section on keeping children safe online. It provides links to online resources that will help support parents and carers in keeping their children safe online.
Full details can be found in section 6.3 of the guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Free School Meals
If your family circumstances have changed and you feel you are now entitled to claim Free School Meals follow the link and apply online if you can as call demand is high.
The form is available online here or an application can be submitted via our Contact Centre – 01422 288003 – Please note that calls are taking a while to answer due to current demand.

PREVENT Information
The government have released an online reporting tool for any person who wishes to report illegal or harmful information, pictures or videos that they have found on the internet.
A report can be made anonymously using this link: https://www.gov.uk/report-terrorism please also visit https://educateagainsthate.com/ for more advice and resources.

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