Face Coverings for Secondary Phase Pupils

After reviewing movement around school today, we have taken the decision that secondary pupils must wear face coverings on corridors and communal areas. This is effective from Thursday 3/9/2020 and will be under regular review. The safety of our school community is of paramount importance and we appreciate everyone’s cooperation during these unprecedented times. The…

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Return to School

Return to School The DfE guidance for schools returning in September 2020 was published on August 7th and is available here and further guidance for parents here. When Holy Trinity reopens, we will be providing a full curriculum with no reduction in teaching time. We have carried out detailed risk assessments and have put in place all measures…

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Keep ill children off school

Help keep your own child, as well as other children and our staff safe by never sending a child who is feeling unwell to school. You are also advised to keep your child off school if a member of your household is unwell. It’s important to phone the school to let them know that your…

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Update on wider opening of schools

21st May 2020 Dear parents and carers Update on wider opening of schools Since the government announcement around the wider opening of schools, we have been working tirelessly to create a plan to make sure we can safely welcome your children back into school. Thank you for your patience while we carried out this work….

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Update for Parents – Monday 11th May

11th May 2020 Dear Parent and Carers, Many of you will, no doubt, have watched the Prime Minister’s update yesterday evening on next steps in our battle against COVID-19. In his speech, the Prime Minister stated that social distancing was still a priority, and that we need to continue to be alert to ensure that…

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Greetings from Staff during Lockdown

[title size=”2″]Greetings from Staff during Lockdown[/title] Please note: The videos below are NOT public on YouTube.You can only view / get the link from this page.     EYFS & Key Stage One     Key Stage Two   [wce_code id=8] [wce_code id=19]

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Free School Meals

Free School Meals – New Applications If your circumstances have changed and you think your child(ren) may be entitled to Free School Meals you need to make an application to Barnsley Council through the on-line form which can be found by following the link below or by searching for BARNSLEY FREE SCHOOL MEALS which will…

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Rainbows of Hope

Rainbows of Hope Holy Trinity has remained open for the pupils of key workers and on Tuesday some of our youngest children joined in the  desire to spread some hope by decorating windows with pictures of rainbows – taking it in turns  (in the name of social separation) to add their colour .  You may …

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Year 11 Cancelled Exams – DfE Update

Year 11 Cancelled Exams – DfE Update This is to update you regarding the most recent information from the Department for Education (DfE) for schools about this summer examinations series. We ask for your patience in terms of further detail. Please be assured that as we receive it, we will keep you updated. It has…

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Free Audio Books & Reading Resources

Audio books are a great addition to helping children improve their vocabulary and to encourage them to then pick up a book. Audible are offering free access to audio books: EPIC is a reading site offering free access to books for the next 30 days. Aimed at children 12 years and under: Read On  includes…

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COVID – Arrangements from Monday 23rd March

Arrangements from Monday 23rd March Arrangements from 23-3-20 From 23rd March, almost all pupils will be working from home, completing the on-line work set be teachers. Pupils will only be allowed to be in school if we have made prior arrangements for them to attend. Please see below what you should do if your child…

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COVID -19 Emergency Provision

COVID-19 Emergency provision 22-3-20 22nd March 2020 Dear parents and carers COVID-19 Emergency provision Further to my letter dated 20th March, regarding provision in school, I wish to remind you that school is closed to almost all pupils from tomorrow; 23rd March. This emergency provision that we will have in school from tomorrow is prioritised…

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School Closure – Home Learning

[title size=”2″]School Closure – Home Learning[/title] Please see the letter below outlining the plan for the school in line with the guidance and direction from our government. Please read it to see how this will affect you and your family. School closure – home learning

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Coronavirus Update 18th March ; Partial School Closure From Thursday 19th March

18th March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer Coronavirus Update; Partial School Closure The current Coronavirus crisis is continuing to cause difficulties in school and staffing all year groups is becoming increasingly difficult.  It is therefore, with regret, that we have taken the difficult decision to partially close the school to groups of pupils. This is a capacity…

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Coronavirus School Update 17th March 2020

Coronavirus update Dear parents and carers, Yesterday the government introduced further measures to delay the spread of the virus. Please find below the precautionary measures we are taking to support the government strategy. These will take effect from tomorrow; 18th March. We will cancel: Mother’s Day liturgies on Thursday 19th March (as notified yesterday) The…

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Coronavirus – School Update

[title size=”2″]Update for Parents and Carers[/title] Please find below a link to a letter from Mrs Dickson (Headteacher) detailing our plans for the school in line with advice and guidance given by Public Health England. Coronavirus Update – Letter from Mrs Dickson

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COVID-19 Government Advice Helpline

The government has set up a dedicated helpline and e-mail address for anyone with questions related to the virus and education settings. Staff, parents and young people with questions about COVID-19 related to education can contact the helpline as follows: phone: 0800 046 8687 email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk The opening hours are 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)….

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COVID-19 ~ Advice for Barnsley Schools

[title size=”2″]Advice to Barnsley Schools[/title] Please see below a letter to all Parents/Guardians and Staff in the Barnsley area concerning the Coronavirus and advice given by Public Health England. Novel Coronavirus – Barnsley Council Advice

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Coronavirus – Public Health England advice for Schools

  Information regarding the Coronavirus and advice in a school setting As a school we are following the advice given to schools by Public Health England about general precautions in a school. If you follow the link below, section 3 is a section to talk through with your child, relating to general good practice for…

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