School Closure – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Updated Friday 20th March 2020

We would like to thank our whole school community for your ongoing support at this very challenging time.

In line with government advice received on Wednesday 18th March, the school will be closed to students from Monday 23rd March until further notice.

The TMET Statement regarding the school closure can be found here.

From Monday 23rd March we will offer a provision to students of “critical workers” and vulnerable students only.  This provision is provided only for those who absolutely need it. Information on how to access this provision can be viewed here.

Please continue to follow public health guidance and DO NOT send your child to school if they or anyone in your house is showing signs of the Coronavirus.

Our Safeguarding Support Plan can be found here.

Our Closure Learning Plan can be viewed here.

Previous letters sent home can be found here.

Our Promise to You… 

  • We will maintain as much stability as possible.
  • We will support all our students.
  • We will take care of staff and student wellbeing.
  • We will keep you updated with the latest Government advice.
  • We will do what we can to make sure students achieve their very best.

Clubs, events, and trips

We are sorry to advise that all school club events and upcoming trips have been cancelled. We will be in contact with people who have paid for trips in due course.  Thank you for your patience.

If you or your child is ill

Please follow the guidance issued by Public Health England. This changes on a day to day basis so please keep up to date with the latest advice and guidance. If your child has an underlying medical condition, e.g., asthma, diabetes, sickle cell or any immuno-suppressant condition please take medical advice as to whether your child should be in school. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

We will post updates on Facebook, Twitter and our website to confirm if the school is open or not. We will also text if the school is closed.

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

The Department for Education have 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

Email[email protected]

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Mon to Fri)

Foodbanks in Leicester

If you require assistance during these difficult times there are foodbanks in Leicester which can help, you can search for a foodbank at the following link— https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/

We have listed a few below:

Coalville Foodbank – http://coalville.foodbank.org.uk

Loughborough Area Foodbank – https://loughborougharea.foodbank.org.uk

Leicester South Foodbank — http://leicestersouth.foodbank.org.uk/

Other Useful Links:

NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Gov.uk Coronavirus (COVID-19) Government response

Foreign Office Travel Advice

21st March 2020
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