This web page is designed to give you Blacko Primary School's latest advice and guidance on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak and what to do if you think that either you or someone you know may have come into contact with the virus.
Latest Advice from Public Health England:
The most common symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are the recent onset of a new continuous cough; high temperature and/or loss of taste or smell. Please follow the link below to the latest guidance on self-isolation from Public Health England.
Useful Contacts and Links
FREE NHS 111 helpline and the NHS UK website
The Department for Education (DfE) helpline:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Additional Documents and Policies During COVID
COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy Addendum
School COVID Health and Safety Risk Assessment
School Outbreak Management Plan
School Ventilation Survey September 2021
We recognise many families will be working alongside supporting remote learning. We thank you for you hard work. If you have questions or concerns regarding content please speak to your child's teacher. For further questions or concerns please contact
Whole School Closure:
If there is a whole school closure, school will teach remotely via TEAMs. This will be a mixture of live and recorded lessons delivered. Should the teacher be unable to deliver learning, children will be directed to Oak National Academy.
If a bubble has to close due to a positive COVID-19 case, the class will be taught remotely via TEAMs as above. Should the teacher be unable to deliver learning, children will be directed to Oak National Academy.
Should a child have to self isolate, families will be able to use the planning for Oaks National Academy (see curriclum section ).
EEF Top Tips to help Support Reading at Home
Planning the day advice and checklist
Keeping Your Child Safe Online