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Updated 14.09.20 14.30 pm

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Updated 02.09.20 2.00 pm

Latest information for Parents/Guardians: NHS Wales Test, Trace and Protect (TTP) Overview

TTP Information for Schools – staff-parents-guardians (Aug 2020)

 

Updated 27.08.20 1.30 pm

Latest school letter regarding plans for the next phase of re-opening St. Therese’s Primary School in September 2020.

Letter to parents 27.08.20

 

Updated 22.08.20 4.30 pm

Please read important risk assessment below regarding out plans for the next phase of re-opening St. Therese’s Primary School in September 2020

 

St Therese’s Risk assessment for returning post COVID-19. Sept.

 

Updated 16.07.20 2.00 pm

Please read important letter below regarding our plans for the next phase of re-opening St. Therese’s Primary School in September 2020.

September School Plans- Letter to Parents 16.07.20

 

Updated 17.06.20 2.00 pm

Please read important letter below regarding our plans for re-opening St. Therese’s Primary School on 29th June 2020.

Parent letter – Schools Reopening – 17th June 2020

 

Updated 12.06.20 7.20 pm

Please read the letter below from Aled Evans the Director of Education for Neath and Port Talbot in relation to the reopening of schools. St. Therese’s Primary School will send out an additional letter containing more details in relation to opening our school next week.

Parent Letter Local Authority June 2020

 

Updated 16th April 2020 9:16am

Please read the letter below which contains updated information for continued childcare provision in Ysgol Bae Baglan (Our Hub school).

Hub Childcare Provision Information

 

Updated 3rd April 2020 9:38am

Please read the following letters carefully containing updated information for Free School Meals pupils and Emergency Childcare during the Easter period.

FSM Emergency Payments Letter

Easter Emergency Childcare Provision

 

Updated 22nd March 2020 9:45pm

URGENT: Please see the following link for the most recent guidance from the Welsh Assembly Government

https://gov.wales/5-things-you-need-know-sending-your-children-school-or-childcare

 

 

 

Updated 20 March 2020, 2:40pm

Please read the following updated letters carefully about emergency childcare (not formal education) provision for keyworkers and vulnerable learners only and free school meals provision.

Updated letter

Free School Meals letter 

Please see the following consent form and be prepared to fill this in. Many thanks

Consent form

 

 

Updated 18 March 2020, 1:50pm

School Closures

Statement from Minister for Wales

The Welsh Government have announced that schools will be shut from Friday 20th March. Please see our Home Learning tab on this website for all work for your child during this period of absence. This will be updated regularly. Further details on this to follow on our home learning page. We will update this page and our home learning page when we have further information.

Many thanks for your co-operation

All at St Therese’s RC Primary School.

 

 

 

Updated 17th March 11:30am

Update from the School Based Counselling Service

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, the need to adhere to Government guidelines in relation to self- isolation and managing staff sickness, the School Based Counselling Service is operating at limited capacity and we are unable to receive any new requests for counselling at this time or provide an online counselling service. However, we will continue to offer telephone counselling to those individuals who are currently receiving counselling from our service where appropriate. If you are a parent and have concerns around your child’s mental and emotional wellbeing or a young person concerned about your mental and emotional wellbeing then please contact us via the methods below and we will endeavour to signpost you to appropriate services. Alternatively, Childline can be contacted on 0800 1111. Please be mindful that as the service is operating at a limited capacity, whilst we strive to answer emails in a timely manner, there may be a delay in responses.

Telephone: 01639 763362     sbcs@npt.gov.uk

 

Updated 22nd March 10:35pm

As a school, we are taking every precaution to safeguard our pupils and staff. It is essential that we remain vigilant to the symptoms and exercise high levels of personal hygiene, including effective hand washing. 

The latest information is that you should immediately self-isolate at home for 14 days if you or any member of your household have a recent onset of:
– High temperature and/or
– A new continuous cough.

Use the NHS symptom checker and take advice from Public Health Wales if in any doubt.

  • Washing hands – please remind your child(ren)  to regularly wash their hands for 20 seconds (singing Happy Birthday twice = 20 seconds). To sneeze into their elbow, do not hold hands playtimes, no high fives and use elbow bumps instead.

The council in partnership with its schools will continue to monitor this situation and communicate relevant messages directly to parents / carers.  Please check this webpage for updates.

Links to further information

Welsh Government Guidance

Public Health Wales Guidance

NHS Direct Symptom Checker