Coronavirus

The Malling School Update: Wednesday 1st April 2020

The Malling School will be closed for the Easter holidays from Thursday 2nd April to Thursday 16th April except for the emergency child care provision of key workers and vulnerable groups where it is not safe for children to be at home.

Please contact Mrs Ruth Gately : ruth.gately@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk if you require support during this time.


The Malling School Update: Monday 23rd March 2020

It is essential that we all follow government advice and only send children into school if there is absolutely no safe alternative and because your job is critical to the National COVID-19 response.

Every child who can be safely cared for at home should be, to limit the chance of the virus spreading.

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School Trips 19/3/20 AM

We are working on refunds for school trips that have been confirmed as cancelled and hope to start making them from Wednesday 1st April.

You will be contacted shortly by the Business Team for information to allow us to process these requests.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.  


COVID-19 Update 19/03/20 AM

Following school closure over the next two days. We are planning to provide onsite educational support for those children of key service workers and vulnerable young people. We will take time to reflect on the government announcement and be in contact with you by the end of tomorrow.


School Closure - Updated 18/3/20 PM

Dear Parents / Carers

In our bid to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our students, staff and parents, we have made the very difficult decision to close our school for the next two days.

This is in response to a large number of staff and students self-isolating and reducing our ability to run our school safely and effectively.

Please use this as an opportunity to begin using our Home Learning programme and the resources on the website.

Please continue to check our website and emails for further updates.

Yours sincerely

John Vennart
Headteacher


Coronavirus Information

The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad.
The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. However we understand that people may be concerned where there are children, students or staff returning from or visiting China.
Public Health England and the Foreign Office have issued advice for anyone travelling to the area. This can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-and-avian-flu-advice-for-travel-to-china

Latest information and advice can also be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Advice for parents/guardians
You should not be unduly worried about the possibility of your children catching the Coronavirus.
There is no reason why your children should not continue to attend their early years, school or further education setting as normal.
We recognise that some families or children may be planning to travel to China during the forthcoming half term period. If so, please refer to the FCO’s latest travel advice via the link above.
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.