Talking to your child about Coronavirus


Talking to children about Coronavirus 

The current situation means that more children throughout the world are becoming affected by what is happening. Many families have relatives and friends that are infected, isolated at home or are at risk of losing their job’s. This means that in…

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Free School Meals

Please use this link for support with the FSM process


Here is the most up to date information from the council on the application process





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Key Worker Parents

Schools, and all childcare providers, are being asked to continue to provide care for a limited number of children - children who are vulnerable, and children whose parents are critical to the Covid-19 response and cannot be safely cared for at home.

  • Children whose parents are critical to…
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Coronavirus Update 20th March Free School Meals

Free School Meals


If your child is entitled to free school meals, and is in school because of your job or  they are in a specific  group - we will feed your children at lunchtime as usual.


 If your child is NOT in school and is entitled to Free School Meals and is please read the…

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Coronavirus Update 20th March


The following information has been emailed to all parents


Dear Parents/ Carers,


School Closure and Key Workers


In order to ensure that Key Workers can continue their critical roles during the Covid-19 response, the school will be open on Monday to Friday from 9am to…

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Coronavirus update 19th March

19th March 2020



School Closure on Friday 20th March

Firstly, I would like to thank all parents and carers for the support you have given to the school during these very difficult times. We have worked very hard to try to keep the school running as normally as possible over the last…

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Coronavirus update 18th March

Following this evening's announcement about school closures for most children, we wanted to inform all parents about our next steps as a school.

We have been identifying priority groups this week and tomorrow will be contacting all parents asking you to let us know what your role is. We already…

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Update 17th March

As you will be aware the government is stepping up its response to the coronavirus. We understand that the government will be reviewing a decision regarding school closures and they will inform us of the decision.  In the meantime, St Francis remains open as usual. We are, however, now moving to a…

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Coronavirus Update 2

16th March 2020


Government Guidance  - If any member of your household displays these symptoms



The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a…

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Coronavirus Update 16th March


We put in place a new procedure for the children coming into school this morning. This went very smoothly. Many thanks for your support in this.

These procedures will change as we get further guidance from the Local Authority and the Government. 

We will keep you…

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Message from Mrs Frize

Dear Parents/ carers

As you know, I am currently recovering from an operation. As I sit here, watching the latest news, I am filled with many concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Of course, I have concerns for people that may get these flu like symptoms, particularly those like the sick and…

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