COVID-19 Case Confirmed

We have been informed today of one positive case of coronavirus within the school community at Haygrove School. Working with colleagues at Public Health England and at Somerset County Council’s Public Health Team, we undertook a risk assessment and identified the children who may have been in close contact with the confirmed case and asked them to self-isolate for 14 days from the date of last contact.

With this advice and support we were able to act swiftly and take effective action. PHE has carried out a risk assessment and is satisfied with all the measures we are taking to keep our students safe. Our response includes a comprehensive deep clean of the affected areas.

We must stress that children self-isolating at home do not need to get a COVID test unless they develop symptoms. If any other students become symptomatic and are awaiting tests or results, the guidelines state that they must self-isolate for 14 days; they must not come to school.

Clearly this has had an impact on the school community especially those students involved and their families. The affected year group - Year 10, which comprises 213 students - will have access to comprehensive online resources which build on the curriculum they would be following at school and they have been set assignments so they can focus on meaningful and ambitious work that reflects their usual timetable. Teachers will use instructional videos to support learning and give clarity on what is to be taught and practised in each subject. 

Somerset County Council will be working with us to ensure that vulnerable pupils get the support they need whilst self-isolating. The County’s e-Learning and Information Management team is also supporting us with online learning and technology. We also have access to lap-tops through a government scheme if there are pupils who need them to do their work.

A letter has been sent home to each year 10 student and to the rest of the school.

Letter to year 10

Letter to rest of school

 


 

Our YEAR 6 OPEN EVENING will this year be an online only event due to COVID-19 restrictions. From 6pm on Tuesday 29 September interested parents/carers and students will be ablel to access an 'open day experience' via our website. Please watch this space or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for updates. 

 

Thank you.


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Key Information

Prior to starting with us in Septermber, we send important information home to parents of our new Year 7 students during the Spring and Summer Terms.

Q and A with our students video July 2020

Year 6 Tutor Group Letter 2020

2020-2021 Tutors

Locker Letter 020720

Biometrics Letter 020720

School Uniform

ESafety Acceptable Use Policy 2020-2021

Year 6 Transition Letter June 2020 

Year 6 Welcome Letter - May 2020

Welcome to Haygrove School video - June 2020

Haygrove Extra 2020

 

You can also find useful information here:

School Prospectus

School Day

Term Dates

Attendance Expectations

School Meals

Free School Meals

Curriculum

Tutor Groups and Houses

Parents Evenings

 

If you have any urgent questions about your son/daughter starting secondary school at Haygrove School in September 2020, please either phone the school during school hours on 01278 455 531 or you can email Mrs Odgers who will be Year 7 Head of Year from September 2020: JOdgers@educ.somerset.gov.uk

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