Covid-19

This page is dedicated to providing information in relation to Covid-19. Below are copies of all correspondence sent to parents/carers and specific links to online guidance and advice.

From Monday 23rd March, Otterton Primary School is partially open to Key Workers. You can phone Otterton school office during the school hours (8am - 4pm) to arrange attendance or email the adminotterton@thelink.academy Arranging attendance at one of our other Trust school can be arranged by contacting that school directly. Our open, 'hub' schools are:

Moretonhampstead - adminmoretonhampstead@thelink.academy

Bearnes - adminbearnes@thelink.academy

Landscove - adminlandscove@thelink.academy

Harbertonford - adminharbertonford@thelink.academy

Cheriton Bishop - admincheritonbishop@thelink.academy

Otterton  - adminotterton@thelink.academy

If you would like to speak to someone about the welfare of a child please contact 07908024581.

If you have queries about your child's home learning, contact your child's teacher through eSchools or send us an email to adminotterton@thelink.academy or admindrakes@thelink.academy

Please see below Trust Policies introduced for Covid-19
 
The Link Academy Trust schools will follow guidance in these documents and use a range of protective measures to create the safest environments we can to reduce the risk of spreading the virus.
Please click on the links below for documents produced by our Inclusion and Improvement Hub to support Well-being and Mental Health during this difficult time. More guidance and YouTube videos are available on their Facebook page @inclusionhubdevon

Covid 19 – Information for parents

Devon Public Health have put together a website aimed at residents which brings together all the relevant public links to information about Coronavirus. 

The school has been asked to direct  parents to this Website as it is makes finding the right national information easier.  

The link is on the front page of the DCC website and also here for your information. https://www.devonnewscentre.info/coronavirus-advice-from-public-health-england/

A new helpline has been launched 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)

 

BBC Newsround – Video for children explaining Coronavirus: ‘why it might not be as scary as it sounds’

BBC Newsround have produced a great video which explains the coronavirus without frightening children.  

BBC Newsround ‘Coronavirus: Why it might not be as scary as it sounds’- https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51342366

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