School closure: latest updates

The Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre is closed as part of the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  From Wednesday 25th March, work will be set by teachers for individual classes on Show My Homework.

Supporting home learning – Useful websites to support home learning.  Here you will find a list of useful resources for each subject area.  This is in addition to work set on Show My Homework.

Online Safety
Please find a link to the government’s latest guidance for parents and carers during the school closure period:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Section 6.3 specifically focuses on online safety.   It points parents/carers towards the following sources of information.

Thinkyouknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)

Communications
Information bulletin for parents/carers and students: 03.04.20
Information bulletin for parents/carers and students: 27.03.20
Information bulletin for parents/carers and students: 24.03.20
Update to parents: 20.03.20
Local Authority letter to parents: 20.03.20
Update on key workers: 20.03.20
Coronavirus update No. 2 to parents: 19.03.20
Coronavirus update to parents: 19.03.20
Coronavirus update No. 2 for parents: 18.03.20
Coronavirus update for parents: 18.03.20
Local Authority letter to parents: 18.03.20
Coronavirus update for parents: 17.03.20
Coronavirus update for parents: 16.03.20
Coronavirus update for parents: 12.03.20
Year 6 Parents’ Evening postponed
Year 12 parents’ Evening postponed

The latest government advice regarding exams can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/updated-statement-on-coronavirus

Independent Worksheets for 23 and 24 March 2020
Year 11 Independent work tasks
Year 10 Independent work tasks
Year 9 Independent work tasks
Yearn 8 Independent work tasks
Year 7 Independent work tasks