Coronavirus

Information for Parents and Carers

This page has been created to provide parents and carers with information about Coronavirus (COVID-19). This page will be updated regularly and contains academy specific information as well as guidance from Academies Enterprise Trust.

DfE Helpline - 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday),

10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)

Latest Government Guidance

Stay at home: what to do if you or someone you share your home with has coronavirus symptoms

Staying safe outside your home

Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested

Latest updates and guidance from DfE

Letter to parents and guardians: when you should book a coronavirus test for your child 25.9.20

Guidance for schools: coronavirus (COVID-19) 22.9.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for schools and other educational settings 22.9.20

Guidance for full opening: schools 16.9.20

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safeguarding in schools, colleges and other providers - updated 27.3

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people - updated 27.3

Coronavirus (COVID-19): school closures - updated 27.3

DfE Governance Guidance - updated 25.3

Government Guidance on Staying at home and away from others

Academy Information

Please follow links below to individual class pages to view remote learning activities for your child/ren.

Trust Guidance

Safeguarding - online safety

For AET pupils accessing remote learning:

  • Pupils should follow the instructions here to log into their g suite account and access their google classroom set up by their teacher.
  • Please ensure wherever possible, that pupils have had a chance to practice this at school, before trying on a device at home.
  • If pupils have forgotten their password, they should use this link here
  • By logging into g suite, or Chromebook, any online activity can be tracked through eSafe and any exposure to unsuitable exposure to dangerous or inappropriate material, either accidental or intentional can be quickly identified and actioned.
  • Pupils and parents must be reminded of the ICT code of conduct in place with regards to password and account security; appropriate use of the internet.
  • The classroom must be accessed in an appropriate space at home i.e. not a bedroom.
  • Pupils must be appropriately dressed throughout.
  • Where pupils are receiving one to one online tuition through ‘My Tutor’ for example, it is highly recommended that a family member or carer is present throughout the tutorial session.
  • Remind pupils about how to stay safe online and ensure that parents are directed to safer internet guidance e.g.

Online video safety

Thinkuknow parents help-sheet primary

Thinkkuknow parents help-sheet secondary

https://www.net-aware.org.uk/news/online-safety-whole-family/

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/Listing/?cat=66,67,68,69,70,72&ref=4765#mMain

AET Virtual Learning Academy

New AET Virtual Learning Academy for Pupils and Students

AET's new Virtual Learning site has three strands that you can access

  • Strand one: academy-led learning (packages purchased by the curriculum team for teachers to use with pupils/ students, for each key stage)
  • Strand two: self-service resources (a bank of resources curated by the curriculum team that pupils and staff can pick and choose)
  • Strand three: AET lives sessions, 15 days of lessons, from 30th March - 21st April (for Yrs 5/6)

Wellbeing for pupils

Young Minds Helplines:

Parents Helpline: Parents Helpline directly on 0808 802 between 9:30am-4pm

YoungMinds Crisis Messenger: text YM to 85258 for free 24/7 support

The Young Minds website is here: https://youngminds.org.uk/

Further websites offering advice for young children

Anna Freud: Coronavirus, mental health, wellbeing

The Children’s Society: Coronavirus Advice & Support

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