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Cold? Flu? Coronavirus?


Click on this link and watch a short video to check your symptoms:


A cold, flu or coronavirus?


Coronavirus Symptoms

If you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), get a test as soon as possible. Stay at home until you get the result.


Children can get coronavirus (COVID-19), but they seem to get it less often than adults and it’s usually less serious.


Main symptoms


The main symptoms of coronavirus are: 

  • a high temperature– this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you don’t need to measure your temperature); have a temperature of 37.8°C or greater
  • a new, continuous cough– this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
  • a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste– this means you've noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal


Most people with coronavirus have at least 1 of these symptoms.


What to do if you have symptoms


If you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus: 

  1. Get a test to check if you have coronavirus as soon as possible.
  2. Stay at home and do not have visitors until you get your test result – only leave your home to have a test.


Anyone you live with, and anyone in your support bubble, must also stay at home until you get your result.


Explore what the return to school might look like and help your child to feel more prepared by clicking on the link and sharing this simple, illustrated e-book ...

My Back to School Bubble


Annual Report of Progress and Achievement 2020


Children's reports have now been delivered electronically to families. If you have not received your child's report please contact to confirm your child's name and email address you would like their report sending to.


After reading the report please can you complete the short online form to confirm receipt of your child's report and make any relevant comment. The form can be found by following this link,


Receipt of Annual Report of Progress and Achievement 2020


Confirmation of wider opening of school to Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from Monday 1st June

Parents of children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 please follow the link and complete the survey by 4.00pm Friday 29th May to confirm your intentions in terms of sending your child back to school. Please complete a survey for each of your children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. Thank you.


WSSES Confirmation of Wider Opening of School R/Y1/Y6 Survey


School's planning for wider opening to Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from

01 June at the earliest

Parents of children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 to help us with our planning for wider opening when the time is right please follow the link and complete the survey by 2.00pm Wednesday 20th May. Please complete a survey for each of your children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. Thank you.

WSSES Planning for wider opening survey


The Science of Learning from Home

Professor Paul Howard-Jones of Channel 4’s The Secret Life of Four & Five Year Olds has teamed up with STEM Learning to share his knowhow on the science of how children learn. 

A new short video forms part of The Science of Learning from Home, a guide created to offer advice to parents and carers in supporting their children's learning from home during lockdown.

It covers topics including what goes on inside children’s brains, how children learn and how parents can help their children build knowledge and remember what they’ve learnt.


Make May Meaningful and try these daily actions to look after ourselves and each other ...

Coronavirus - A Book For Children!

An information book explaining about the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. 

Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. Published by Nosy Crow, and written by staff within the company, the book has had expert input: Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine acted as a consultant, and the company also had advice from two head teachers and a child psychologist.

The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds:

• What is the coronavirus?
• How do you catch the coronavirus?
• What happens if you catch the coronavirus?
• Why are people worried about catching the coronavirus?
• Is there a cure for the coronavirus?
• Why are some places we normally go to closed?
• What can I do to help?
• What’s going to happen next?

To read follow this link,



For helpful information on supporting children with learning disabilities / ASD during this tricky time of school closure follow this link,

 Supporting Children with LD ASD with COVID Isolation.pdf


From Friday 20th March schools, childcare and other educational settings are closed for everyone except

  • children of critical workers
  • vulnerable children

For further information published by the Government for parents and carers please follow the link:



The message from Government is clear, if children can stay safely at home, they should to limit the chance of the virus spreading.

If parents / carers are key workers essential to the COVID-19 response and limited provision may be required for your child in school please contact school by emailing to make arrangements before bringing your child to school.

Please do not bring your child to school until you have received confirmation that limited care provision can be provided. Thank you.


Advice on the coronavirus for places of education ...