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School continues to receive updates from Public Health England and the Department for Education. Any important information will be sent to parents via email and text message.

A Covid Response

On 2.7.20  The Department for Education announced all  schools will reopen fully to pupils in September please find further information  by following the link- 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak/what-parents-and-carers-need-to-know-about-early-years-providers-schools-and-colleges-in-the-autumn-term    

We will be sending school information out next week. Thankyou 

Please find information below about school opening  more widely from Monday 15th June.

Important letter with more information about school reopening June 15th

Letter for parents - school reopening information 29/05/20

Letter for parents - school reopening information 21/05/2020

Support for Parents during COVID from Sheffield’s Parenting team

 

A. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

 

Follow our social media channels where we will post regular tips, videos, information for families that you may find helpful to report to your school page.

Short clips with parenting tips and techniques will be posted here every week, as well as Family Centre information and activities.  

 

Facebook – Sheffield Family Centre

https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldFamilyCentres/

 

Twitter – SheffFamilyCtrs

https://twitter.com/shefffamilyctrs

 

Instagram – SheffieldFamilyCentres

https://www.instagram.com/sheffieldfamilycentres/?hl=en

 

 You Tube

 

Short videos of the parenting team discussing parenting topics are posted here. 

 

Sheffield Family Centres

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGYnErRUpkjQ_GhejRZnzhQ

 

Topics include:

  • Descriptive commenting to develop language in children
  • Praising your children and positive attention
  • Developing your new baby’s brain
  • Sleep
  • Messy play activities and other early years topics.

 

We will keep posting new videos here, please let us know if there are any specific topics you would like and we will do our best to respond.

 

C. Triple P Short videos:

 

Our parenting team deliver the Triple P Programme which is an internationally evaluated and coordinated programme. 

 

Quick Tips Video blogs by Dr Claire Halsey from triple P – now available on the Triple P You Tube.  Follow this link:   YouTube 

 

These cover topics such as, helping children feel safe, keeping busy, routines, tolerating uncertainty, taking care of yourself.  

 

E. Online Groups and direct support

 

During COVID, we have moved all our group programmes online, and we now deliver through Zoom.  These include weekly programmes for parents of children of all ages and needs.  We can offer parents in Sheffield a free Triple P On-Line programme. 

If parents wish to access this, they can emails us directly on sheffieldparenting@sheffield.gov.uk

 

Minister Ford's open letter to the SEND sector

26.3.2020 Parent Guidance from Sheffield City Council

26.3.2020 Healthy Minds Support for families.

Below is a link to many online activities that your children can use if you are having to home school your child during COVID19 outbreak.

Advice 17.3.2020

Following yesterdays Government announcement anyone with symptoms or living with someone with symptoms should self isolate for 14 days.Symptoms may include a new continuous cough and/or a high temperature.

All visits and after school clubs ie choir are cancelled from today. This includes all parent evenings planned for this week.

Childcare through Breakfast Club and Lions After School Club remain open currently.

We will keep you updated on any changes/advice through texts and letters .

Please do not hesitate to telephone for any advice.

 

Parent information letter sent 17/03/2020

A test text message will be sent to all parents at 11am on Wednesday 18th March 2020. Please check that you have received this message so school can keep you updated with the latest announcements. If you have not received the message, please contact the school office.

Key workers

 

Whilst school is closed to most children from 23/03/20, we will remain open for children from key worker families. Read through the advice on this link to find out more information. https://bit.ly/2UlJcFY 

Please contact the school office before 12pm on 20/02/20 if you are a key worker so that we can discuss school places for your children.

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