March - Return to school arrangements

3rd March 2021

Subject: Return to school arrangements

Date sent: 3rd March 2021, 3:22pm
Great Barford C of E Primary Academy

Dear Parents and Carers,

We are so excited to be welcoming all of our families back to school on Monday 8th March. School has just not been the same without you all.

I have attached our updated parent, carer and child code of conduct document containing all of the information that you and your children will need regarding our procedures and arrangements for a safe return to school.

Please can you read this document carefully and then discuss it with your child/children. It is very important that everyone understands fully what we are doing and what we are trying to achieve.

Please take particular note of the entry and exit arrangements below. Please note that Years 3,4,5 and 6 children should not be accompanied down the drive by an adult in the morning. For all other year groups only one adult is permitted on to site to either drop off or pick up a child.

 

Arrival time

School day begins

 Where to drop off children

Where parents/carers exit

End of school/pick up time

Where to pick up from

Where to exit with child

YN

8.30am – 8.45am

8.45am

Nursery playground – hand over to staff at gate*

Across field

3.10pm

Nursery playground*

Across field

YR

8.45am – 8.55am

8.55am

YR playground*

Across field

3.20pm

YR playground*

Across field

Y1

8.30am – 8.45am

8.45am

Main playground*

Main gate

3.10pm

Main playground near canopy*

Main school driveway

Y2 Sw

8.45am – 8.55am

8.55am

Main playground*

Main gate

3.20pm

Main playground near canopy*

Main school driveway

Y2 La

8.30am – 8.45pm

8.45am

Main playground*

Main gate

3.10pm

Main playground near canopy*

Main school driveway

 

 

 

 

Y3

8.45am – 8.55am

8.55am

Top of the school drive

N/A

3.20pm

Main playground near long passageway*

Main school driveway

Y4

8.30am – 8.45am

8.45am

Top of the school drive

N/A

3.10pm

Main playground near long passageway*

Main school driveway

Y5

8.45am – 8.55am

8.55am

Top of the school drive

N/A

3.20pm

Top of the school drive

N/A

Y6

8.30am – 8.45am

8.45am

Top of the school drive

N/A

3.10pm

Top of the school drive

N/A

                 

*    We have strict protocols regarding face masks. Any adult not wearing a face mask, unless they have an exemption certificate, will not be admitted past the end of the school drive.

My staff and I, are doing everything we can to ensure that you and your children are safe when you are on our site so please do not be offended if you are reminded about distancing or asked to wait or stand back if the entry and exit areas are busy. We know that our procedures work, we have had no transmission within our school throughout the whole of the pandemic, including the 2 full lockdown periods.

If you have any queries please email admin@gbpa.org.uk and we will get back to you as swiftly as possible.

Thank you again for all your hard work as well as the children’s hard work over the last 8 weeks. You have done a fantastic job and we really appreciate all that you have done to support us with the home learning.

I will be in touch again soon with further updates. In the meantime, please follow the link below for the latest dfe guidance for parents.

What parents need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges during COVID-19 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Kind regards,

 

 

Sarah Evans

Headteacher