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Latest updates and Remote Learning Information

Response to Coronavirus

Leaders and staff at Castle Donington College are following Government and Local Authority advice closely, and are responding to this information as the situation develops.

We encourage parents and carers to read Government advice about the action you can take to minimise risk.

The Department for Education has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

Updated guidance for parents and carers on the closure of educational settings 

The guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

Remote Learning

The BBC launch a new resource to support families learning at home. You will find video clips, podcasts lessons, resources and activities for the all subjects on the BBC Bitesize website, here; https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/learn

Speakers for Schools are offering various web talks in the upcoming weeks. Guidance on joining the calls is found at the top of the linked page: https://www.speakersforschools.org/inspiration/vtalks/upcoming-vtalks/

COVID-19 -Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

The college have identified a range of useful websites and information to help parents and children at this time. The website can be found here: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/covid-19-resources-parents-carers

Latest Information

The development of the NHS ‘Track and Trace’ scheme is a key part of the Government plan to manage Coronavirus.    

Castle Donington College has an obligation to support the Government's planning and to respond to the Coronavirus advice given. 

Please see the Privacy Notice for Track and Trace on the College's website for more information as to how the College will manage and share data with NHS Track and Trace workers.

 

This can be a difficult and worrying time for children and their parents. Help and advice can be found by following the links below.

CAMHS Resources

Rise Above

Archive information can be found in the ‘Letters’ tab on this website