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Dear parents/carers,

Re: possible reopening of school to more pupils in June

We know you’ve seen in the news that schools may reopen on 1st June to reception, year 1 and year 6 pupils if the government thinks it’s safe then.

 

We’re waiting for further guidance and clarification from the government right now, which will hopefully help us create an action plan for our phased reopening. We’ll share this with you as soon as possible so you know what the school’s reopening will look like in practice.

 

It’s a very unsettling time for us all, but rest assured that we’re going to be doing everything we can to make sure we’re ready to receive these year groups if it’s safe for our school to reopen in the coming weeks.

 

However, we’re also not going to be pressuring anyone to send their children to school, since you know your children and personal situation best. We’ll keep you updated with all our preparations for making sure the school is as safe as possible, so you can make an informed decision.

 

In the meantime, the school hub is still open only for vulnerable pupils and the children of critical workers. We know some employers will be encouraging you to return to work, but we’re not in a position right now to extend places to other children until we receive further government guidance.

 

We’d like to thank you for your continuous support in helping your child learn from home. We’ll need to keep going with this for a while yet, so please do continue to do what you can and stay in touch with us about how your child is doing.

 

If you have any questions, please contact your class teacher or Mr Hodson (head@welshampton.shropshire.sch.uk)

Warm regards,

Andrew Hodson

 

For the latest DfE Guidance click on the link to access what parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

 

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