St William's Catholic Primary School

Christ at Our Heart

Young Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD8 9RG

01274 545743

office@stwilliams.bradford.sch.uk

 It is wonderful seeing all our pupils back in school - thank you to you all for helping us keep everyone safe by following the start and finish times of our classes as below:

We're Proud to be a Good Catholic school...Click Here to Read Our S48 RE Inspection Report - July 2018. 

Click Here to read Our Latest Ofsted Report - November 2019

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Our virtues - LOVE, RESPECT and KINDNESS.

We all need to be aware of these and model them for our children, helping them to make the right choices as they move around our community.

Welcome to St William's Catholic Primary School

 

Re-opening of the school in the Autumn term.

The government has said that all children must return to school.

A reminder staggered drop off and pick up times.

Group/Class

Arrival time

Finish time

Entrance/Exit point

Breakfast Club

From 8.00 no later than 8.35am

N/A

Y1/Y2 Door under shed

Holly Class

From 8.40- no later than 8.45am

3.15pm

Top playground

Beech Class

From 8.40-no later than 8.45am

3.15pm

Y4 Door under shed

Lime Class

From 8.45-no later than 8.50am

3.10pm

Top playground

Oak Class

From 8.45-no later than 8.50am

3.10pm

Oak Class Fire Door

Pine Class

From 8.50-no later than 8.55am

3.05pm

Y1/2 Door under shed

Ash Class

From 8.50-no later than 8.55am

3.05pm

Ash Class Door

 

The Risk Assessment for our return can be viewed here (updated 11/09/2020).

 

Covid-19 related pupil absence

A quick reference guide for parents

What to do if………

Action Needed

Return to School when……

…my child has Covid-19 symptoms

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Self-isolate for the whole household

-          Get a test

-          INFORM SCHOOL IMMEDIATELY ABOUT TEST RESULT

….the test comes back negative

…my child tests positive for Covid-19

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Agree an earliest date for possible return. Minimum of 10 days

-          Self-isolate the whole household

….they feel better. They can return after 10 days even if they have a cough or loss of taste/smell. These symptoms can last for several weeks.

…my child tests negative

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Discuss when your child can come back (same day/next day)

…the test comes back negative

…my child is ill with symptoms not linked to Covid-19

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Ring on each day of illness

…after 48 hours following the last bout of sickness or diarrhoea. As per attendance policy.

…someone in my household has Covid-19 symptoms

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Self-isolate the whole household

-          Household member to get a test

-          Inform school immediately about test result

…the test comes back negative

…someone in my household tests positive for Covid-19

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Agree an earliest date for possible return. Minimum of 14 days

-          Self-isolate the whole household

…the child has completed 14 days of isolation

…NHS test and trace has identified my child as a close contact of somebody with symptoms or confirmed Covid-19

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Agree an earliest date for possible return. Minimum of 14 days

…the child has completed 14 days of isolation

…we/my child has travelled and has to self-isolate as a period of quarantine

-          DO NOT take unauthorised leave during term time

-          Consider quarantine requirements and FCO advice when booking travel

RETURNING FROM A DESTINATION WHERE QUARANTINE IS NEEDED

-          Agree an earliest date for possible return. Minimum of 14 days from return date.

-          Self-isolate the whole household

…the quarantine period of 14 days has been completed.

…we have received medical advice that my child must resume shielding

-          DO NOT come to school

-          Contact school to inform us

-          Shield until you are informed that restrictions are lifted and shielding is paused again

…school inform you that restrictions have been lifted and your child can return to school.

…my child’s bubble is closed due to a Covid-19 outbreak in school

-          DO NOT come to school

-          At home support your child with the learning pack provided by school.

-          Your child will need to self-isolate for 14 days

…school inform you that the bubble will be reopened.

Links to the Government Guidance are below and are available in translation for several languages:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-in-the-autumn-term

Guidance for parents Polish

Guidance for parents Urdu

Guidance for parents Turkish

Guidance for parents Punjabi

Guidance for parents Romany

Our school day will be different for a while:

Routines 

  • We will be having a staggered start and finish for each class as outlined in government guidance. 

  • Children will wash their hands on entry, exit to the school and regularly throughout the day.

  • Toilets and classrooms will be cleaned throughout the day.

  • One adult drops off and picks your child/children from school.

  • There will be a lot of people on site and we need to keep everyone safe from Covid. Please don't come too early or too late. Try not to stand and chat on site. 

  • Please keep a 2 metre distance from school staff. 

     Dinners 

    • Children can bring sandwich boxes.

    • Dinners will be served in classrooms.

    • There will be no food vouchers as all children must be back in school.

        Please telephone the school office 01274 545743 if you have any queries or to make an appointment to see Miss Parker or other member of staff to ensure social distancing measures and help us keep everyone safe.

Please see latest information from Bradford Council here.

This includes information on what will happen if a child is taken ill - please ignore the scam / false message been shared on social media.

'Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is strong. They show respect for difference, including in faiths and cultures.'

Ofsted Report - September 2017

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'The culture of safeguarding is evident in the school, in that pupils feel safe, and parents are confident that their children are safe and the school cares for them well'.

Ofsted Report - September 2017