Welcome Back 2.11.20

 Dear Parents and Carers,

welcome back to school after a very wet half-term! The children have had a very settled day today and have enjoyed beginning their learning about Remembrance Day and the value of Hope. I thought it was important that amidst the uncertainty at the moment, you knew what a positive start we have had here in school today.
Some of the children have asked if the lock-down from Thursday will mean that they stay at home. We have explained that this lock-down is slightly different to the first one as schools will be open fully to ALL children and we will carry on as we are, unless we have to close classes due to any positive cases.
You will receive your parental instructions for Google Classroom as well as your child’s login in/password for their classroom very soon. We will create a new tab on the website called November 2020 and the parental instructions and relevant links will be there for you to refer to. Your child will bring their log in/password home with them. We have a database of all the information required for Google Classroom and can reference this if you lose the details for child to access this.
Thank you to those families who remembered to bring in the plastic bottles today. We really need each child to bring in a plastic bottle as soon as possible please.
I have attached our prayer for November for you to share at home.
Please be mindful of our arrangements for adults on our playground when bringing or collecting children from school.
  • ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN IN YEAR 7 AND ABOVE MUST WEAR A MASK OR A LANYARD TO SHOW THAT YOU ARE EXEMPT
  • ONLY ONE FAMILY MEMBER TO BRING AND/OR COLLECT CHILDREN
In addition, please do not wait for friends on our playground or on the pavements near to the school as this causes ‘pinch points’ and heightens both the risk factor and anxiety for other families.
These are unusual times and it is important that we continue to work together. If we can support you and your family in any way then please let us know, either by talking to one of us outside school at the beginning or end of the school day, or by emailing office2@yaptonschool.org .
Take Care
Kim Huggett