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Posted On: 12 Jan 2021

Academy Actions due to COVID-19

COVID-19 Update 12th January 2021

Please click on the following link to view our latest risk assessment: Risk Assessment 08/01/21

COVID-19 Update 7th January 2021

We have been advised that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school. We have carried out a full risk assessment and identified all those who have been in close contact with the affected case. All parent/carers and students affected have been informed and advised. Please read the following letter for further information.

Positive Case 7th January 2021

COVID-19 Update 4th January 2021

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is closely monitoring the national and local situation and is following official guidance from Public Health England and the Government. We are also liaising closely with our colleagues in Local Authorities.

National Lockdown Stay at Home Guidance - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home 

Discussions will continue with parents and carers with regard to attendance requirements for children of key workers and those identified as socially vulnerable, and more information will be uploaded when it is received.

 

Official Information

For the latest official information please click on the following links:

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

UK Government

NHS

Public Health England

Click here to view contact details of your local Stockton Family Hub

Remote Learning

For details on our remote learning offer please click here.
 

E-safety Information

 
For information concerning e-safety please click here.
 
 
 
 
Please find below access to our archived posts regarding actions taken in response to the COVID-19 situation. Please note that some of the information may have been superseded and is no longer applicable.
 

COVID-19 Update 30th December 2020

Please click on the following link for further information regarding the Spring Term 2021 reopening for Westlands Academy: Urgent Update

COVID-19 Update 5th October 2020

Important information for parents and carers: COVID-19 Letter to parents/carers from the Principal

Education

Guidance on face coverings – we now expect all students to bring in their own masks and these should be used when moving from and to lessons and at other times when guided by staff: click here

What Parents need to know: click here

Government guidance for full opening - special schools and other specialist settings: click here

Government guidance on transport to school and other places of education: Autumn Term 2020: click here

Government guidance - ‘Back to school safely’: click here

COVID-19 Testing and what the results mean: click here

Westlands Academy COVID-19 Risk Assessment: click here

Directed Information

Link to our Principal's letter sent to all our parents and carers on 7th July 2020: Changes for September

Link to our Principal's letter sent to all our parents and carers on 20th August 2020: Further information for September

Link to our Principal's letter sent to all our parents and carers on 4th September 2020: Update on return to school

Link to our CEO's updates on the Coronavirus sent to all our parents, carers, staff, governors and trustees on 18 March 2020

Link to our CEO's updates on the Coronavirus sent to all our parents and carers on 15 May 2020

Link to our CEO's updates on the Coronavirus sent to all our parents and carers on 9 July 2020 

Contact
Westlands Academy
Eltham Crescent
Thornaby
Stockton On Tees
TS17 9RA

Email: westlands@horizonstrust.org.uk
Tel: (01642) 883030

Information

Horizons Specialist Academy Trust is a company limited by guarantee (Company No 08608287) and exempt charity registered in England and Wales.

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