Newsletters

At Westfield, we send out Newsletters and information to all families to keep everyone up-to-date with all the news and events going on at our school.

All correspondence is sent out via our electronic mailing system ParentMail and Class Dojo.

SCHOOL CLOSURE DUE TO COVID-19

In accordance with government guidelines, Westfield Primary Academy is closed for most pupils from Friday 20th March 2020, until further notice.  Children eligible to continue to access school have been contacted separately.

During our school closure, most communication between class teachers and pupils will be made using Class Dojo. Daily updates from Mrs Kittle or Mrs Thompson will be posted on our school story.  

For the latest parent communications about Coronavirus please see the documents attached at the side of this page. Further information is provided below.

Coronavirus - Covid-19 | Information Update

As you will be aware, the global situation concerning Coronavirus is changing constantly and government advice is regularly updated. For the latest information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

The importance of hygiene:

The Department of Health and Social Care launched a public information campaign that focuses on the importance of handwashing. Washing hands for 20 seconds is central to prevent and slow the spread of Coronavirus. Further information can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-information-campaign-focuses-on-handwashing

Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

On Monday 2nd March, the Department for Education launched a new helpline to answer questions about Coronavirus 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)

Where to find the latest information

Guidance for educational settings:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

Travel advice for those travelling overseas:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Latest Department for Education information:

https://twitter.com/educationgovuk

https://www.facebook.com/educationgovuk/

 

 

December 2019 Newsletter

 

View our December 2019 newsletter.

 

 

 

Please find the most recent Westfield Newsletters below: