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Latest News...

Urgent Message Regarding COVID Tests...

If you take your child for a COVID test, whether they have symptoms or are asymptomatic, they MUST NOT attend school until the result has come through to you, however long you have to wait to receive it.

If anyone in your household tests positive for COVID, your child MUST NOT attend school until the end of the isolation period.

Sending your child into school with symptoms, after any contact with someone who has tested positive or while you await test results, puts everyone they come in contact with in danger.

Please take this seriously and if in doubt, ask.

Reading Books...

We will continue to change reading books for those key worker children attending site. Unfortunately we are unable to do so for those working from home but want to direct you to look at the following websites to support your child’s reading.

Oxford Owl is really good as it also has books levelled according to your child’s Read Write Inc colour.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/free-ebooks 

Distanced Learning...

Remember that we are providing distanced learning for all our pupils using Microsoft Teams, while they are unable to attend school, due to the national lock down.

Here you will find access to assignments that you can complete at home and a timetable featuring links to LIVE lessons with your teacher. If you have not yet accessed this facility you will need to use the username and password that was provided to you at the beginning of TERM 3. If you are having difficulty with this then please contact our TEAMS support email for further assistance.

We hope to see you all online soon!

I.T Support Desk...

Technology is amazing in supporting learning and communication in times like these, but it also comes with its challenges. This is why we have set up a dedicated email service for any technical issues: support@headcorn.kent.sch.uk.

This address is for I.T and Microsoft Teams issues only. If you have other questions, concerns and information about your child please continue to make use of admin@headcorn.kent.sch.uk and it will be redirected to the appropriate member of staff.

Symptom-Free Testing...

You may already be aware but Kent are rolling out mass testing for anyone without symptoms as well as those with.
https://www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/protect-kent-and-medway/test-and-trace/symptom-free-testing

Anyone who does not have symptoms and lives or works in Kent can book a test. You will have a lateral flow swab test and will get your result within half an hour. If the result is positive, you will be told to self-isolate, follow the national guidance and you will be instructed to have a PCR test to confirm your positive result.

If the result is negative, you must still continue to observe social distancing guidelines, wear a mask in public and regularly wash your hands.

Please keep following the rules and limit your social interactions. It's important to self-isolate, not only after receiving a positive test result but also while you wait for the results.