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COVID 19 Information, Support and Advice.

Letter to parents - re-opening 8th March 2021





Dear Parents and Carers, 

As many of you will be aware, the Government announced this evening that we are returning to a full lock down from midnight tonight. Because of the increasing rates of transmission we would reiterate the Prime Minister’s request that if at all possible, pupils should remain at home.

We have met with the other headteachers from our Trust and agreed that we will continue to remain open for vulnerable pupils and the children of critical workers involved in the fight against COVID only. We have already sent out an initial questionnaire for our key workers which will help us prioritise and plan our provision. We may need to get back in touch if demand is greater than capacity. 

In the absence of any detailed government guidance, I must ask that unless you are a critical worker in the fight against COVID and HAVE NO OTHER OPTION, please keep your child/ren at home whilst we put a plan in place. Over the holidays teachers had planned a return to face-to-face teaching but now have to make plans for online; the fewer pupils we have in school the sooner we can finalise and share our planning with you. We will get some ideas, work and tasks up for Wednesday but it will be Monday before we can offer our full remote learning plan. 

We recognise that this is incredibly difficult news; so please bear with us while we respond to this latest development. If you have any URGENT questions please email me on

Thank you for your understanding, 

Kind regards and the whole St Marychurch Team. 




This page is to help and support our parents and carers during these uncertain times.

Any letters of information from Mrs Prentice, either from the school itself or from other agencies, will be put on this page.

We hope that this will help.

Internal links.
This is a very useful social story about the Corona virus.  It has been designed by The Autism Educator, but will help with any children that may be anxious about the changes that are currently happening.
Government advice to support children to continue their education during COVID-19

What if...COVID 19 Questions answered St Marychurch October 2020

Letter to parents from Jo Evans, Chief Executive Officer, St Christophers Multi Academy Trust.


This is a letter to parents from the Headteacher, regarding the opening of school from 1st June 2020.  Please also see the appendix for the school Behaviour Policy.

School Motto

Love. Joy. Peace. Kindness

Mission Statement

"Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged, for the lord your god will be with you wherever you go." (Joshua 1:9)

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