We at Larches are doing all we can to keep our “family” safe please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns or need additional support during this time on the numbers below.

Larches Risk assessment

If you or a family member are unwell:
If you, your child or household member develops symptoms of COVID-19 you should all immediately self-isolate and you must inform school by telephone immediately on 01772 792412. If this happens at the weekend / school holidays, then please call the Head teacher on 07967630212.

The person with symptoms should get tested. If the test if positive they should self-isolate for 10 days and anyone else in the household should self-isolate for 14 days.

Inform school by telephone / text as soon as you have the result of the test.
Tests can be booked online through the NHS testing and tracing for coronavirus website or calling NHS 119. If you are unable to organise a test please contact school.

Covid Poster for Parents

Mass Testing
Larches will be completing voluntary weekly testing of all staff & pupils.
Please see inks below for further information.
Letter to parents
Covid consent form for pupils
Privacy Notice
Covid related pupil absence
Covid related pupil absence guidance
Testing instructions leaflet

Home Learning
In the event of a school closure / period of self-isolation please see below for information as to how your child can continue to access their learning whilst at home.

Guide to Home Learning
Remote Learning Policy
Home Learning Resources
Instructions for using XBox or Playstation for Microsoft Teams

Attendance during COVID 19

The information we have to date is that Year 11 GCSE results will be based on teacher assessments.  It is vital that your child continues to engage with their learning.

Larches remains open to support your child’s learning to ensure they can progress to their Post 16 option of choice.

Please contact the Attendance Officer – Chrissy Mclean or the Family Support Worker – Jodie Bain on 01772 792412 if you need any additional support to maintain your child’s attendance at school during this time.

Additional Support during COVID 19
This period of time is uncertain for all of us. Please contact the Head teacher – Christine Mitchell in confidence if you feel your family needs additional support during this time on 07967630212.

If you feel your child needs additional support around their mental health during this time please contact our Behaviour Support Manager – Eileen Lumsden on 01772 792412

Useful links
Mental health support
Mind Matters
www.headspace.com

General information
www.preston.gov.uk

Food Banks
www.luvpreston.com
www.noorfoodbank.co.uk

Useful Numbers