CORONAVIRUS UPDATES, LINKS AND ATTACHMENTS
Letter for Parents about COVID-19 symptoms – PHE letter to parents and guardians – 23rd September 2020
Info sheet – Information for Parents and Carers on what to do if your child has Covid-19 symptoms and when you should book a Covid-19 test.
Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19): support for parents and carers to keep children safe online:
Here is a summary of the recent letters that we have sent out through our primary provider ParentMail that enables messages to be delivered straight to your registered email in school.
More letters and updates will be posted but the primary source of evidence for schools remains as the DFE and the public news programmes. Please keep yourself updated!
There are arrangements for online content delivery that will be shared shortly but please refer to the letter above in the first instance
Keeping Children Safe
Keeping children safe, top tips:
Concerns about child sexual abuse and its prevention:
CEOP has activity packs and advice on how to keep children of all ages safe online, including when gaming, while at home. If you’re looking for simple, 15-minute online safety activities to share with families, you can get your latest packs here, with new ones every fortnight:
Parents Protect website has plenty of information and resources on how to keep children safe from sexual abuse:
A list of useful resources that can help you bring up issues such as how to be safe online and consent:
The NSPCC has videos and guides available on their website:
Designed for parents and carers to use with young children to help keep them safe including these two links that teach children that their body belongs to them and they have a right to say no:
Internet Safety Advice:
Childline: https@//childline.org or 0800 11111
UK Safer internet centre to report harmful content https://reportharmfulcontent.org
CEOP for advice about making a report about online abuse https://ceop.police.uk/safety-centre
Additional support for parents and carers to keep their children safe on-line can be found on:
Internet matters https://internetmatters.org
London Grid for Learning http://lgfl.net/online-safety
Net-aware https://net-aware.org.uk support form the NSPCC for parents
Parent info https://parentinfo.org
Thinkuknow http://thinkuknow.co.uk advice from the National Crime Agency
UK Safer Internet Centre https://www.saferinternet.org/advice-centre/parents-and-carers
Public Health Nursing Update
Other Useful Links
For keeping children safe online: https://www.net-aware.org.uk/news/
Tools to enhance the child/parent relationship: Family TLC
Koolskools is the Highfield school’s Fairtrade uniform supplier. The Koolskools uniform can be purchased in the following ways:
Koolskools have a shop in Shirley (387 Shirley Rd, SO15 3TS), where HIghfield uniform is always available.
Koolskoolsuniform can also be purchased online from the Koolskools website: https://www.koolskools.co.uk/product-category/highfield-church-of-england-school-southampton/ (modest postal charges will apply). Highfield has a dedicated uniform page on the Koolskools site to assist with ordering.
Please note: Items without the logo can be purchased from any large supermarket/store selling school uniform.
Below is useful information in the form of a resource pack/publication for Families and schools entitled ‘A clean and Healthy start to School’ that covers hygiene topics relevant to all parents and carers of children starting school: