Leechpool COVID Response and Updates

From Monday 8 March 2021 all the children will return to school full-time.   To help all families and children prepare for the return we have provided the information below.
If you have any questions that have not been answered by the information provided please email or telephone the School Office.   
Further information can also be obtained from the DfE website.

If your child(ren) needs to self-isolate for 10 days but are not unwell, please look at our Home Learning Plan overview to see what work your child should complete during this time away from school.

Staggered Start and End Times

Staggered starts and ends to the school day will be continued from March 8 2021 following the timings linked to child’s family name - see table below.   Children in Key Stage 2 should enter the school gates by themselves.

Times of Arrival Year R - 6 Times of Collection
8.30 am A-B 2.50 PM
8.35 am C-E 2.55 PM
8.40 am F-L 3.00 PM
8.45 am M-R 3.05 PM
8.50 am S-Z 3.10 PM

Staff on duty will check the temperature of children who feel unwell upon entry to the school. Children with a temperature above 37.8 oC  will not be admitted to the school.

Leechpool Recovery Curriculum

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Income from DfE for COVID Costs

Income from DfE for COVID Costs Income (£) Expenditure Total (£)
Catch up premium tranche 1 8,360 Premium costs - additional utilities, signage 1,257
COVID claim from Government agreed 4,342 Free school meals 635
COVID claim from Government - tbc 3,013 Additional cleaning and materials 3,243
Catch up premium tranche 2 - tbc   PPE/Medical 1,064
  15,715 Staff welfare 246
    Additional staffing during lockdown 412
    IT - home working for pupils and staff 997
    Extra TA/LSA support = 5 weeks 800
    TA/LSA support spring term = 11 weeks 1,760
    Teaching support costs 4,801
    Teaching resources 500
    Expenditure tranche 2 - tbc  

As part of our on-going review to ensure that Leechpool's response to COVID 19 is robust and effective, we have put in place a number of safety measures and carried out a range of risk assessments.  The results of this on-going work is available to below.'