COVID-19 Information

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Following Government direction the school will be closed from Monday 23rd March 2020 until further notice.

The school currently remains open for the children of 'Key Workers' only.

2020-M04-03 ECFWS Weekly bulletin - edition 1.pdf

Other news...

There has been concern about children using the “Houseparty” App whilst they are at home during this difficult time. The 2 Johns who most of you would know from our parent workshops have advice on this and other e-safety issues on:

Online safety resources for professionals, parents/carers and young people

List of Online Safety Resources 1.04.20.docx

Advice and guidance on how to cope during the Covid-19 Lockdown


Government information & support:

Useful links, support and information regarding COVID-19:

Families can ring our School Nurse on (07970341244) for advice on child health and foodbank vouchers.

Messages for new covid site.docx

We would like to make you aware that the CHAT Healthschool nurse text messaging service, run by the Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service, is available for all families across Mid Essex to use.

Parents/ carers of children/young people aged 5-19 can call us on 0300 247 0014 (Or text us if unable to call on 07520 615731)

Lines will be manned 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

Parents_School Nursing_ChatHealthMessaging Service_EmailLetter MID ESSEX.pdf

Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service

School age provision in response to Covid-19

24th March 2020

COVID-19 ECFWS message to schools 24 Mar 2020.pdf

Useful links, support and information for parents/carers of SEND children

SEND Operations Team Information

Contact the Mid Essex Team on:

0333 013 9949

Letter re statutory work March 2020 to families v2 (002).docx

Emotional health and talking to children about Coronavirus and self-isolation

Given that BCCS can’t be a physical presence in schools at the moment, please be assured that they are actively supporting schools and families from afar.

The senior leaders at bccs are available to school staff and other parents for support and consultation around your child’s anxiety/worries/presentation. Please feel to contact Catherine Munns ( or Louise Picton ( with any concerns or queries you may have. They’ll be happy to offer support and guidance to you around your child’s emotional wellbeing.

Helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak

Books to share with your children


Changes – Anthony Browne

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The Huge bag of worries – Virginia Ironside

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Ruby’s Worry – Tom Percival

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What to do when you worry too much – Dawn Huebner

Home Learning

Following the closure of schools due to COVID-19, please use the links below to view the support materials provided for each year group.

Further support can be found on our

'NEW' Lockdown Learning Webpages!

This is a website that has been created by four Essex headteachers to help families support their children at home.

Covid-19 Previous Messages