Dear Parent/Carer

The update from the government has recommended that if you can you should keep your child/children at home, this is the safest place for them to be.

However, should you be a key worker who is in a situation where you are unable to keep your child at home, the school will be open to these pupils.

Please email the school on with the details of your child’s name, year group and the days you require your child to attend by, 12pm today.

An updated list of key workers is below:

  • Health and social care
  • Frontline health and social care staff such as doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, as well as support and specialist staff in the health and social care sector. Also, it includes those working in supply chains including producers and distributors of medicines and personal              protective equipment.
  • Education and childcare
  • Nursery, teaching staff and social workers.
  • Key public services
  • Those required to run the justice system, religious staff, as well as those responsible for managing the deceased, and journalists providing public service broadcasting.
  • Local and national government
  • Administrative occupations essential to the effective delivery of the Covid-19 response or delivering essential public services, including payment of benefits.
  • Food and other necessary goods
  • Those involved in the production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery of food.
  • Public safety and national security
  • Police, support staff, Ministry of Defence civilian staff and armed forces personnel, fire and rescue staff, and those responsible for border security, prisons and probation.
  • Transport
  • Those who will keep air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the Covid-19 response.
  • Utilities, communication and financial services
  • Staff required to keep oil, gas, electricity, water and sewerage operations running. Staff in the civil nuclear, chemical and telecommunications sectors. Those in postal services and those working to provide essential financial services.
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