Barford St Peter's C.E.(V.A) Primary School
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Corona Virus

This page is set up to communicate all the details given to the school from the Local Authority, Government or NHS

 

Briefing given to each school by the Government and Public Health Warwickshire CC

 

 

HM Government & NHS Posters

 

Guidance

What parents and carers need to know about schools, colleges and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

 

 

 

Dear Headteacher

 

As you are all aware, new measures are being taken across the UK to reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of the current situation and direction from the government, we are cancelling all non-essential visits to schools from our nurses and healthcare support workers for the foreseeable future. This includes National Child Measurement Programme and online Health Needs Assessment (HNA) sessions, workshops, training sessions and face-to-face meetings with pupils, parents/carers and professionals. Statutory health assessments for Looked After Children and safeguarding proceedings are currently set to continue, but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis where additional risks to the child/young person or service employees are present.

 

Alongside reducing the spread of COVID-19, our priority as a service is to continue to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Warwickshire. Therefore we would like to reiterate that parents/carers and young people are still able to contact a member of the school health team for advice and support when needed.

 

We would be grateful if you could share the following information with your parents/carers via your communication systems:

 

  • Parents/carers can call the service on 03300 245 204 or text Parentline on 07520 619 376.
  • Young people aged 11-19 can text ChatHealth on 07507 331 525 (see attached for ChatHealth poster).
  • These services are available Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-4.30pm.
  • Our service webpage contains useful information for children, young people and their families and will be updated with the latest information and advice from our service: https://www.compass-uk.org/services/warwickshire-school-health-wellbeing-service/
  • Support and information is also available from the Family Information Service (FIS) - https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/fis

 

As this is an emerging situation, we are not currently able to advise when normal services will return. We will continue to keep you updated as the situation progresses.

 

If you would like us to contact you directly, please ensure we have the most appropriate email address so that you receive our communications in a timely manner.

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If you have any questions or require support, please contact us on 03300 245 204 or via email:

 

Service Email: warwickshireschoolhealth@compass-uk.org (secure using Egress)

Email (NHS): compass.warwickshireschoolhealth@nhs.net 

Email (schools): schoolhealthwarks@welearn365.com

 

Kind regards

 

 

Warwickshire School Health & Wellbeing Service

Compass

Address: Valiant Office Suites, Lumonics House, Valley Drive, Rugby CV21 1TQ

Telephone: 03300 245 204

Service Email:warwickshireschoolhealth@compass-uk.org (secure using Egress)

Email (NHS): compass.warwickshireschoolhealth@nhs.net

Email (schools): schoolhealthwarks@welearn365.com

Charity Number – 518048 / Registered in England No 2054594

Registered Office: 2nd Floor, Kensington House, Westminster Place, York Business Park, YorkYO26 6RW

www.compass-uk.org

 

Follow us on twitter @schoolhealthC4H 

 

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