Back to School Safely

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What parents and carers need to know about the return to school for all pupils

Parents/carers have been sent a number of communications to keep you informed of all the measures and controls in place in school to keep your children and our whole school community safe during the return to school for all pupils.

Please find here links to all the information:

Whole School Risk Assessment

MNSP Trust Communication

Letter re Return to School

Letter re Testing in schools

Letter from Mr Alun Williams, CEO of the MNSP Trust, sent to parents on 28th August 2020.

St Mark’s School

Return in term 4

Letter from Mr Barnaby Ash, Headteacher sent on 25th August 2020

Appendix to Letter regarding Timetable and Classroom Bases for Year Groups

Supplementary Information regarding changes to School Systems 



Information re Self-Testing

School Transport Information

Letter from Mrs Wendy Assirati, sent on 28th August 2020

Code of Conduct for School Transport
Transport to school and other places of education: autumn term 2020

Information from the DfE

Parents are encouraged to visit for information and practical guidance to help them plan for their children’s return to school. This includes DfE latest update to the guidance for parents and carers on what they need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term.

Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

On Monday 31 August (Bank Holiday) will operate from 10am to 4pm.

The measures outlined will be in place until further notice and the school will keep you updated if there are any further changes to be made in response to changing circumstances.

Our governors and senior leaders are here to  listen and respond to any concerns you may have regarding the further opening of the school. Please do not hesitate to contact us on 01225 312661 or