Coronavirus – latest updates during the school closure

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.

Please find below a link to the government’s updated guidance for parents and carers:

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

Our virtual school continues with work being set for students in advance of each lesson.

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
Section 6.3 of the above link to the government’s latest guidance for parents and carers during the school closure period 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)

Other useful advice can be found here

Communications
Year 10 and 12 letter to parents: 02.06.20
Information bulletin to parents/carers and students: 22.05.20
Information bulletin to parents/carers and students: 15.05.20
Provision for Y10 and Y12 students: 14.05.20
School closure update: 11.05.20
Information bulletin to parents/carers and students: 07.05.20
Information bulletin to parents/carers and students: 01.05.20
Covid19 advice for parents when child unwell or injured poster
Information bulletin to parents/carers and students: 24.04.20
Letter to Year 10 parents/carers: 20.04.20
Letter to Year 12 parents/carers: 20.04.20
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

Exams – summer 2020
The Government has announced that the 2020 exam series in England would be cancelled to help fight the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The following link gives guidance about how qualifications will be graded and awarded in summer 2020:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/awarding-qualifications-in-summer-2020

Independent Worksheets for 23 and 24 March 2020
Yr 7 Independent Work Tasks: 23rd and 24th March 2020
Yr8 Independent Work Tasks: 23rd and 24th March 2020
Yr 9 Independent Work Tasks: 23rd and 24th March 2020
Yr 10 Independent Work Tasks: 23rd and 24th March 2020
Yr 11 Independent Work Tasks: 23rd and 24th March 2020