Coronavirus Updates

COVID-19 Updates

See below for the Government guidelines on the UK wider re-opening after the Coronavirus pandemic.

From Monday 19th July all COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted. This includes mask mandates, social distancing and limits on group numbers. 

At Elm Grove however, all staff will continue to wear masks in and around the school. As well as continuing to do lateral flow tests twice weekly.

 


Claiming support under the Test and Trace Support Payment scheme – parents/guardians of children told to self-isolate

If you’re not legally required to self-isolate, but you are the parent or guardian of a child who has been told to self-isolate, you could be eligible for a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment or discretionary payment if all the following apply:

·       you’re the parent or guardian of a child in your household who is self-isolating, and you need to take time off work to care for them

·       your child is aged 15 or under, or aged 25 or under with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) Plan, normally attends an education or childcare setting, and has been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or by their education or childcare setting

·       you’re unable to work from home and will lose income because you have to care for your child while they are self-isolating

·       you meet all the other eligibility criteria for a Test and Trace Support Payment or discretionary payment

Please visit www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/sips for further information and to apply for a payment.


For support with wellbeing services, free school meals, local food banks and more COVID information please see our Community Resources page.


School Closure- letters and information:

Click here for our latest COVID-19 Risk Assessment January 2021

Click here for Covid-19 Outbreak Plan for Parents/Carers 2020


Please contact the school if you have a suitable laptop or tablet which you would be able to donate, or have links to any local business we could contact. A number of our pupils do not have access to any technical device to support their remote learning and are relying on printed paper packs of work from the school. Any donations would make a real difference to individual children and families.

Thank-you

Contact: admin@elmgrove.brighton-hove.sch.uk or call 01273 708004

 

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