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Coronavirus Information

Please find attached a copy of the letter sent out recently regarding the school reopening - Returning to school March 2021.pdf


As yet we don't know when the wider population will be invited to have the vaccination but the below video (sent to us by Hillingdon Parent Carer Forum - PCF) includes useful information in preparation for it. This 12 minute video shows how to proceed to get your vaccination when you are invited to attend one of the two Hillingdon borough hubs - Ruilsip and Hayes. It has been put together by the GP Confederation in Hillingdon.

Hillingdon Covid Vaccination Video 11January2021 (screencast.com)



Please find details below of the current start and finish time for each year group:

Year Group

Start Time

Finish time

Nursery morning



Nursery afternoon



Reception - Larch & Spruce from 21st September



Reception - Birch & Cedar from 21st September



Year 1



Year 2




Please see the attached flowchart showing what you should do if your child displays symptoms at home and what we will do if your child displays symptoms at school - FLOW DIAGRAM FOR PARENTS - re covid 19 (1).pdf

Please see the attached quick reference guide to Coronavirus related absence - Coronavirus related absences quick reference guide.pdf  

For further details on when to self isolate and for how long please see the following websites:





Please see attached a copy of our risk assessment - Whitehall Infant School COVID-19 Risk Assessment. This document is constantly under review and will be amended s necessary.


The Department for Education have published Guidance for Parents on early years providers, schools and colleges in the Autumn Term (please click on the underlined text to access the document).

They have also translated this document into the following languages (please click on the language to access the page):



Chinese - Traditional

Chinese - Simplified











Please see the attached leaflet for parents from the Government regarding returning to school: Returning to school leaflet for parents

Please see the attached leaflet for children regarding returning to school: Returning to school leaflet for children


Please see attached the below letters and relevant information regarding returning to school in September:

September - Nursery

September - Reception, Year 1 & Year 2

Arrival and dismissal Layout - RECEPTION

Arrival Layout - YEAR 1 AND YEAR 2

Dismissal Layout - YEAR 1 AND YEAR 2


         Please remember to wash your hands regularly. You may find it useful to share this image with your child to help them wash their hands correctly.



If you would like to find out more information about Coronavirus, please visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public.

The Department for Education have 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


Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)


Please see the attached presentation. You may find this useful to share with your child - Child Friendly Explanation of Coronavirus.pdf.pdf

There is also a free information book explaining the Coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler - https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/


Right now, being a parent has never been tougher or felt more overwhelming. Please don't be hard on yourself when things don't go as you think they should. Give yourself credit for the little things that do go right. Parent club are here for all parents who need tips, ideas and advice to help make this time a little bit easier: https://www.parentclub.scot/topics/coronavirus


Please see attached a letter from the London Borough of Hillingdon regarding updates to the SEND and Inclusion service - Hillingdon Parent Carer Communication.pdf


Please find below information that we have sent out regarding Coronavirus.

Update following government annoucement.pdf

Coronavirus update.pdf

Coronavirus update letter.pdf

Coronavirus update - your questions answered

School closure.pdf



Place2Be is a children’s mental health organisation and they have produced an excellent advice page on how to support children with concerns about coronavirus. In addition, there are useful video clips and a comic book page to explain to children some of the ways in which they can learn more about the virus. Please visit https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/?utm_source=Place2Be+Staff&utm_campaign=debf03caab-ceo_news_09_03_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_2598107efc-debf03caab-219734655