Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic
The Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to all people in all sorts of ways.
The Grange Farm community has pulled together brilliantly to provide the safest and most effective possible experience for our children. As challenging as this experience has been for us all, it has also been a tremendous source of pride to be part of Grange Farm during this time.
Our Parent and Carer Coronavirus Covid-19 handbook explains the rules and guidelines we have in place to reduce the risk of transmission and it must be read by all parents and carers.
Since September 2020, we have been working to a set of Recovery Curriculum principles to help guide their social and academic learning. Details of this are available here:
Periods of self-isolation are now less likely. However, where children do need to self-isolate, schools and parents have a responsibility to work together to ensure that they can continue to have access to purposeful and effective learning. Our Remote Education Offer explains our approach to this.
Our Remote Education Offer is focussed on the use of Google Classroom. This guide will support children (and families) in using this effectively:
In the Summer of 2020, the government announced funding to support schools in helping children to catch-up on learning that has been affected by the pandemic. Our approach to the use of the Catch-Up Premium is available here:
All schools have a legal duty to keep their staff and children safe and during these extraordinary times we have a comprehensive operational risk assessment in place, based on guidance from Coventry Local Authority. This working document is regularly reviewed and updated. This version is our renewed model in place for September 2021.