Returning to School - August 2020
Please find below, important information relating to the full opening of school from Tuesday 25th August 2020.

Autumn re-opening letter for parents/carers sent out on 11th August – contains crucial information regarding all school matters including arrival/collection arrangements, uniform requirements, what to bring in to school etc.
 Confirmation Autumn Re-Opening Letter to Parents.pdf

Autumn re-opening PPT for pupils and parents - contains useful photographs showing new procedures and school layout
 Autumn Re-Opening Presentation 4 pupils.pdf

Autumn re-opening Risk Assessment
 COVID-19 Risk Assessment Autumn Term.pdf

Orchard Rainbow Recovery Curriculum Action Plan: Autumn 2020 – During the Autumn Term, we will be following a recovery curriculum where we will initially prioritise re-establishing core routines, core expectations and the core values we uphold for our learning community. We will stay true to our belief in excellence for all pupils and will maintain a focus on delivering high-quality learning outcomes for all pupils.
 Recovery Curriculum Action Plan 2020-21 Parents.pdf


Wider School Re-opening
Orchard Community Primary School will be re-opening 1st June 2020. To ensure that your children and our School Staff are kept safe and healthy, a number of documents have been put in place. Please ensure that you read the PDF documents below:
 Re-opening Action Plan.pdf,
 Covid-19 Risk Assessment.pdf
 Re-opening presentation 4 pupils.pdf


Homework Packs
One this page you will find the home learning packs and websites that have been sent out via email and Dojo from school over the past few weeks. Please select your child's 'Keystage' from the menu to access the packs sent home for your child.

For a suggested timetable of activities to help organise your child's day, click on the link below:
 Suggested Timetable.pdf


Useful Links
Teachers will continue to send out a weekly Dojo notice. However, please select the 'Useful Websites' webpage, for link to websites which you might find useful.


Orchard Staff Thinking of You
All of the team at Orchard send their very best wishes – we hope that you are keeping safe and well.


Coronavirus Information - Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice - Travel advice - Guidance for educational settings - World Health Organization






What action you can take
A UK wide campaign has been launched to provide clear advice on how to slow the spread of Coronavirus. Please help to support the campaign which promotes basic hygiene practices, such as regularly washing hands and always sneezing into a tissue, to stem the spread of viruses.

You can do this by:

Displaying this poster in relevant public spaces:
NHS Poster

Sharing DHSC content from the following social media links: