Coronavirus

This page has been created to centralise information provided to parents, students and staff regarding COVID-19.

Please click here to read the school policy for dealing with a positive COVID-19 case in a student

Please click here to read the school policy for dealing with a positive COVID-19 case in a staff member

The NHS has a dedicated website with information on how COVID-19 spreads and how to avoid infection; plus NHS advice for anyone who thinks they may have symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus when travelling: Please click here for NHS 111

The Department of Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

 

Public Health England Stay at home: guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection

NHS Guidance - Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms

- NHS Guidance - Childhood Illnesses and COVID-19. Please click here for the NHS guide on what to do

Please click here for an advice sheet, showing local community support and council contacts for use during the COVID-19 lockdown.

- Please click here to read a letter from Kent Trading Standards regarding Coronavirus scams and how to spot them

- Please click here for government guidance on Education, health and care needs assessments and plans

Electronic Vouchers for Free School Meals

If your child is eligible for free school meals you will have already received an email informing you that vouchers will be provided electronically and requesting a reply giving consent for your email address to be used for this purpose.  Emails were sent to email addresses held on the school’s system.  If you have not received the email please look in your junk folder, if after checking, you still have not received the email you may need to provide us with your current email address, please email j.butler@hernebayhigh.org to update it.

Vouchers will be provided on a weekly basis and will cover term time days at a rate of £3 per eligible child per day.  For vouchers covering term time days following the Easter Holiday you will receive an email from Edenred the scheme operator containing an eCode which you can then redeem for an eGift card.  The first email you receive from Edenred is expected to be during week commencing 13 April.  Further information can be found here  Please download FAQs

Update 18 May
Edenred have fulfilled our latest order for £60 per student and parents should receive an email containing an Ecode today.

- Please click here to read Mr Boyes letter to parents regarding the phased return of Year 10 & 12 students (20/05/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes letter with practical advice for school procedures during shutdown (20/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes update to parents regarding the closure of the school due to COVID-19 (19/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes' update to parents of Year 7 & 8 students (18/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes' update to parents regarding the school preparations for dealing with Coronavirus (17/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes' update to parents regarding the school preparations for dealing with Coronavirus (13/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes' update to parents regarding the school preparations for dealing with Coronavirus (09/03/2020)

Please click here to read Mr Boyes' update to parents regarding the school preparations for dealing with Coronavirus (06/03/2020)

For the latest information from Public Health England regarding COVID-19, Please click here

Please click here to download the guidance advice sheet from Public Health England regarding self-isolation at home

Public Health England have a comprehensive list of guidance that can be found here : Please click here for Public Health England 

Please click here for the guidance given to students regarding good hand hygiene and how to avoid catching and spreading germs

Guidance sheet for Home Isolation
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Child Protection Policy (Addendum) April 2020
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Parliamentary letter regarding SEND provision
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