We have been following the guidelines set by the DFE and Public Health and all their advice can be found in our “Letters Home” section and on the phone numbers below:
Department for Education coronavirus helpline
The Department for Education coronavirus helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4pm (Saturday to Sunday)
Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of calls. We appreciate your patience at this time and apologise for any wait that you may experience. To ensure that we answer your calls as quickly as possible, we have now extended our opening hours to cover weekends and are increasing the number of call handlers available to answer your calls.
All Teachers have set up (or are in the process of setting up) a google classroom account to help the children access work from home, incase this is required.
The children will need their chrome book user name:
The login details are just their usual Chromebook username with the ‘richard-coates.uk‘ part,
Examples of the format are below and the number changes depending on your child’s year group:
Year 6 14THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
Year 5 15THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
Year 4 16THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
Year 3 17THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
Year 2 18THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
Year 1 19THEIRINITALANDSURNAME@richard-coates.uk
The password will be the same 4 digits they use in school and this should be in your child’s planners.
Parents can download the “google classroom” app or use it through a laptop via their browser.
All Children have been through this in school with their teacher: if your child feels they need more instruction please use the link below: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1yt-WRSiq8r9c4aJVxsWZHNopZJZAhKlFgjC8Bbbr8QA/edit#slide=id.p
If you are still experiencing issues email email@example.com More information about how the school is operating at this time can be found in the parent letters home section; how to register as a Key worker etc.