Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic we are closed over the Easter holidays until 19th April. We will be contacting parents who are on our key workers list over the Easter period to ascertain whether it is necessary for us to re-open to provide childcare for those children.

You are still able to contact us via email on congresburypreschool@aol.co.uk or via our Facebook page 

'Parents whose work is critical to the COVID-19 response include those who work in health and social care and in other key sectors outlined below. Many parents working in these sectors may be able to ensure their child is kept at home. And every child who can be safely cared for at home should be.'

 

Please, therefore, follow these key principles:

 

  • If it is at all possible for children to be at home, then they should be.

  • If a child needs specialist support, is vulnerable or has a parent who is a critical worker, then educational provision will be available for them.

  • Parents should not rely for childcare upon those who are advised to be in the stringent social distancing category such as grandparents, friends, or family members with underlying conditions.

  • Parents should also do everything they can to ensure children are not mixing socially in a way which can continue to spread the virus. They should observe the same social distancing principles as adults.

  • Residential special schools, boarding schools and special settings continue to care for children wherever possible.

  • If your work is critical to the COVID-19 response, or you work in one of the critical sectors listed , and you cannot keep your child safe at home then your children will be prioritised for education provision:

Please click on this link for further information - 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

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