Information for Parents and Carers of Harlesden Primary School
COVID – 19
Message for Parents and Carers of Harlesden Primary school:
Please read relevant letters addressed to parents and carers of Year 1, Reception and Year 6 children below for the latest information regarding phased wider opening of schools.
Parents and carers of children in other year groups should continue to check the school website and Government guidance for the latest updates.
Please check this page frequently for the latest news about COVID-19 Coronavirus and the impact on schools.
Harlesden Primary School is following current Government advice. If you have any health concern for your own child, please consult NHS 111 or speak to your GP. For health information and advice, read NHS pages on Coronavirus. Learn about the government response to coronavirus on GOV.UK. The government has given clear guidance on self-isolation, household isolation and social distancing. Please read the latest Guidance for schools - how universities, nurseries, schools and colleges are working during coronavirus (COVID-19).
Department for Education (DfE) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) helpline
DfE has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm and weekends from 10am to 4pm
The latest guidance for education settings is available on GOV.UK.
Please read Harlesden Primary School's Child Protection and Safeguarding Addendum June 2020 to explain key changes and interim measures being taken within our setting to continue to meet our safeguarding requirements during these extraordinary times.
Please see other links below for health advice regarding COVID 19
Every mind matters - 10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus -
Corona Virus Awareness - https://www.ebug.eu/eng_home.aspxcc=eng&ss=1&t=Information%20about%20the%20Coronavirus
CBBC Handwashing - https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51698180
NHS Handwashing - https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/best-way-to-wash-your-hands/
Mental Health Foundation – https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/file/3134/download?token=hmsQGeP1
Place 2 Be – Well Being - Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer COVID 19 questions from children
Urgent help - https://www.place2be.org.uk/page/get-urgent-help/
Children's guide to coronavirus - https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/
BMS Music at home - If you are a parent of a child who takes part in paid music lessons at HPS please see links attached regarding guidance for BMS Music at home. Please contact them directly if you have any further questions.
BMS Music's Cool Online (**FREE) - BMS teaches 9,000 Brent primary aged children music every week including the children at Harlesden Primary. The fabulous Music'sCool teaching team have created a website including learning videos and a range of online learning activities so children can continue their learning at home and have lots of fun! This site will be regularly updated with new activities while schools remain closed.
Click here for more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJzGt-vOnDE&feature=youtu.be
Parents of Brent primary-aged children - sign up here for FREE access > BMS Music'sCool Online - Parent Sign Up
Please find below PDF copies of letters sent home to HPS parents and carers. These letters contain Corona Virus updates and information about the impact on our school.
|Letter to Parents and Carers - Summer Term update 11th May 2020.pdf||Download|
|Letter to Parents and Carers - Summer Term - 20th April 2020.pdf||Download|
|COVID 19 Brent Contact Details - Emergency childcare, food bank, housing etc.pdf||Download|
|Letter to Parents and Carers - COVID 19 Update 20th March 2020 Page 1.pdf||Download|
|Letter to Parents and Carers - COVID 19 Update 20th March 2020 Page 2.pdf||Download|
|Letter to Parents and Carers - COVID 19 Update 19th March 2020.pdf||Download|