Ref: DJH/KR 12 March 2020
Due to the current national situation in relation to the Coronavirus, I want to make you aware of the actions we have taken to support government directives to protect our children and staff. In addition, I would like to outline provision we are putting in place in the event of the local/national situation escalating. Currently there are no cases within our Academies and we are open as normal.
I have asked the Academy Principals to inform you of the measures and the provisions I have requested they put in place to respond to the Coronavirus situation and their letter accompanies mine.
Please find below the specific measures that have been actioned in your child's Academy. Obviously, the Trust will continue to monitor and respond to government advice and act accordingly.
I am fully co-ordinating the Trust response and implementing the Academy provision and contingency plans including the following actions:
As part of our contingency planning we have to prepare for every eventuality which might include having to close the Academy for a period of time. As the situation is changing at a rapid rate on a daily basis, we are also aware that we may have to close the Academy at very short notice. This could be a directive from the national government or could be because of a localised issue.
If the Academy gets sufficient notice, then parents will be informed of a closure by letter. If that is not possible then parents will be informed by our Parent App, MyEd and on our website. Please download the “MyEd” app if you have not already done so.
Mr D J Hampson, OBE
Chief Executive Officer