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Reopening information

Dear Parents,

 

I apologise that this is later than intended but I am sure you can appreciate there is a lot to be done!

I hope the letter emailed out last week gave you the information required to make an informed decision on any return to school for Reception and years 1 & 6; today I will give some further information regarding staffing and organisation.

 

Key worker children

The children will be welcome from Monday 1st June and will have two days with staff to adapt to the new layout and set up in school.  They should wear summer uniform.

 

Key Worker Children

From Wednesday Key worker children can come in at 8.40 through the white door and leave at 3.15 through the same door.  If your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 6 they should follow the procedures for their year group on the relevant days.  When they are in school whilst their year group isn't, they will be with a member of staff and will not mix beyond their year group. 

Key worker Staffing -

Reception - Ms Bardsley

Year One - Mrs Sheppard

Year Two - Mrs Crowe and Mrs Farrell 

Year Six  - Mrs Patterson

 

Reception

Reception will be based in the hall with Mrs Guillaume and Mrs Judge.  They can restart school on Wednesday 3rd June and will be in school each morning as one bubble.  The children should come in wearing their summer uniform and follow the timings set out in my letter.

 

Year 1

Year One children will be in from Wednesday 3rd June and Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays thereafter.  They will be in Bullfinch classroom or School House with Mrs Metcalfe and Mrs Martinez as one bubble, using the space of two rooms.  The children should come in wearing their summer uniform and following timings set out in my letter.

 

Year 6

Year Six will be welcomed back from Monday 8th June and Mondays and Tuesdays thereafter.  They will be in Goldfinch and Chaffinch classrooms and will be one bubble, using the space of two rooms.  Year 6 will be taught by Mrs Wirth and Mrs Williams.  They should come in wearing their summer uniform and follow the timings set out in my letter.

 

I want to emphasise that this is all subject to change.  We have worked hard to provide the best for all children in school.  If numbers of children coming into school increase, this may alter whether a year group can stay as one bubble.  I will keep parents informed as the situation develops.

 

I understand some of you may not have summer uniform and the children can return in winter uniform if this necessary.

 

Finally I wanted to clarify a couple of matters.  Caterlink will provide a picnic lunch bag which can be ordered and I will add the menu to Office updates later today.  If you choose a Caterlink meal the children will eat it with the rest of their bubble in the classroom. 

Mrs Lawrence will be working and will take any messages via phone or email and will relay any messages back to teaching staff.  We will not be taking messages on the door.  

 

I hope you find this information helpful and I look forward to welcoming you back.  If you have further questions please email me on head@finchampstead.wokingham.sch.uk

 

With kind regards

Jacquie Vanstone

 

 

 

 

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