Coronavirus

Remote Learning

Home learning will be provided to our pupils using Tapestry (Early Years) or Seesaw. For more information in respect of remote learning, please click on the below documents. 

Remote Education Provision at Bellefield

 Top Tips for Remote Learning

If you are struggling with access to technology (iPads or laptops) or internet access, please contact the school on 01225 753530 or admin@bellefield.wilts.sch.uk and we will do our best to assist you. 

Lateral Flow Test Kits

For more information about Lateral Flow test kits for households and support bubbles of pupils and school staff, please click HERE.

Wellbeing

The wellbeing of all our pupils and their parents and carers is of utmost importance during this difficult period, Wiltshire Council have produced a document that may help, please click Looking After Yourself, Looking After Your Children to view.

 

Please see below for the most recent correspondence from school:

Bellefield Primary & Nursery Risk Assessment

 

Wiltshire Council 'Guide to Returning to School'

Revised Behaviour Policy 2020

How to Order Meals Online - Guide

 

 

If you feel your child does have Coronavirus symptoms please use https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/coronavirus-in-children/ to book a test. Please also inform the school at admin@bellefield.wilts.sch.uk. or 01225 753530.  Please email the office if your child or family member test positive as soon as you find out the results even if it is at the weekend.

If your child is awaiting a test, their siblings will also need to self-isolate until the test results comes back. During the period prior to receipt of a result, please see the Home Learning section of the website.

This also applies to any family member in your household who is awaiting a test because of having Coronavirus symptoms.

 

 


Please see the following link for Support for Children and Young People during these difficult times

Parents, carers and others looking after children across Wiltshire are being advised not to let worries about coronavirus delay them from seeking medical help. Please see HERE for a letter for more information. 

COVID19 Advice Please use this link for Wiltshire County guidance in respect of looking after your children and yourself. 

 

Social media advice for parents and guardians

Many children and young people are using social media platforms to keep in touch with friends. However, with increased time online comes increase risk, so it is important we talk to children and young people to ensure they know the risks online, and where to go for help and support when needed.
There are two documents attached to raise awareness of the issues and offer advice- please click HERE and HERE.

Free School Meals and Coronavirus

For those children entitled to Free School Meals, please check ParentMail for communications sent out in respect of your vouchers. Please contact the School Office on 01225 753530 if you have any issues. Please note that these vouchers are for low income family children eligible for Free School Meals, this is different to Universal Free School Meals which entitles all children up to Year 2 to school dinners. 

 Current Government Guidance

Please see below for the latest Government advice:

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

During periods of school closure and periods of self-isolation, the school will be providing guidance on what your children can be learning from home. Please select 'Curriculum' from the top window bar and choose the appropriate class and see the remote learning plan at the top of this page.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

We are receiving regular updated advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been advised to regularly check the Public Health England website for further updates. 

 

You can also view the latest national guidance on the Public Health website

  

The advice is that you should self-isolate at home for fourteen days if you, or anyone in your household, have a recent onset of:

  • A new continuous cough and/or
  • High temperature (if they/you feel hot to touch)
  • Loss or change of sense of taste or smell

If staff or pupils have these symptoms then they should now take steps to stay at home and not leave their house for fourteen days from when their symptoms started. Please inform the school ASAP.