Welcome to Syresham Church of England Primary School
The Government’s Covid-19 Guidance to nurseries and schools for Children and Young People in England from 1st September 2021 is:
- Children and young people are at a very low risk and rate of severe illness from current variants – the benefits of them being in an education setting continues to significantly outweigh the COVID-19 health risks
- children and young people will no longer be in bubbles or be required to self-isolate if they’ve been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19
- children and young people should stay at home and get a PCR test if they have any of the main COVID-19 symptoms
- support to help them catch up or boost their wellbeing is available
We will provide on-line learning for any pupils who have to isolate at home for COVID reasons using our home-learning platform SeeSaw. This will include English and Mathematics activities as well as individual lesson plans. 1:1 catchup sessions with classteachers, phonics sessions with a teaching assistant and telephone support for parents may also be an option. Laptops are available to those children who are struggling to access the home learning. Children in school can take time-out to chat to their classmates at home via a video link, helping them to keep in contact with each other.
Click on this link to see 10 Top Tips for parents on Home Schooling Online from the National Online Hub
We respectfully ask that anyone wishing to visit school ring and make an appointment first and that parents do not come into the building, but also make an appointment to see the class teachers or Mrs Clough. Visitors will all be asked to wear a mask whilst in the building and to leave contact details for the Government’s track and trace system.
To try to keep our children and staff safe while they are in school we are following the Government guidelines and have a comprehensive risk assessment in place which has been used to devise a ‘an Operational Plan’. These are both available for parents to read, please just ask at the school office for a copy. Please click the link below to help make a judgement on what to do if your child is unwell :
Keeping children safe at this time is primary goal. Mrs Clough and Mrs Bernert are the school Safeguarding leads with all staff trained to deal with safeguarding concerns as they arise. If you have a safeguarding concern between 8:30am and 3:30pm – please phone 01280 850269. Please leave a message if the phone is not answered, it is checked regularly. You may also send a message on Tapesty or Seesaw and we will contact you.
If you have concerns outside of these hours, please contact MASH on 0330 126 1000.
You may also contact the Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead – email@example.com this email address is constantly monitored.
Keeping children safe online is also paramount as we learn remotely. Please sign up to the National Online Safety Hub. Please also see our risk assessment for Zoom and Team meetings for children and parents below:
Online Safety Resources and support for parents and children
- Childline – www.childline.org.uk
- UK Safer Internet Centre to report and remove harmful online content – www.reportharmfulcontent.com
- CEOP (to make a report about online abuse) – www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre
- Internet Matters (for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) – www.internetmatters.org
- London Grid for Learning (for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) – www.lgfl.net/online-safety/
- Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC) – www.net-aware.org.uk
- Parent info (for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online) – www.parentinfo.org
- Thinkuknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online) – www.thinkyouknow.co.uk
- UK Safer Internet Centre (advice for parents and carers) – https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers
Virtual school tour
At Syresham Primary School we all work closely together, to share the care and education of your children at this very special time of their lives.
We encourage our children to become independent and to strive to achieve their full potential. This quality leads to greater self-motivation and self-discipline. The children are provided with many opportunities to make good relationships with other children and adults, both in the school and in the community.
Discover Our Nursery
The nursery has high staff to child ratios and is managed by the Headteacher and Early Years Co-ordinator providing continuity for children as they move into the main school reception class.