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WE NEED YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS

 

If you haven’t given us your email address yet or it has changed since we have been on lockdown, please let us know by sending an email to homelearning@gabalfaprm.cardiff.sch.uk

 

Please include your name, child’s name and email address in the email.

Thanks.

REOPENING UPDATE

 

Current options being considered for reopening are:

 

Option 1

Your child will attend school for one session per week.

 

Option 2

Your child will attend on a two-weekly rota of either

- Week A - 2 sessions in school, Week B - learning at home REPEAT

Or

- Week A - learning at home, Week B - 2 sessions in school REPEAT
 

 

For both options the session(s) will be allocated on the availability of staff and accommodation.


Both these options equate to your child accessing face-to-face support on four occasions over the return to school period and are subject to change.


Distance learning will continue.  All pupils will be expected to work at home when they are not in school.

Teachers will continue to set home learning activities.

 

Children who return to school will receive check-in/ catch-up/ prepare sessions in a small group and will mix with only those in their group. 


You will not be penalised in any way if you choose for your child not to return to school.

Message from Mrs Jenkins about reopening

Place2Be Offer of Support
 

Our Place2Be Manager Ruth has offered support for this who are struggling with lockdown and might benefit from a chat. Call her on 07912 097405 or email her on ruth.thomas@place2be.org.uk

 

It’s good to talk...

MESSAGE FROM CARDIFF COUNCIL REGARDING FREE SCHOOL MEALS

 

The collection of packed grab bags will stop on Friday, 3rd April.  Welsh Government have asked Local Authorities to continue to support children eligible for Free School Meals over the Easter break. Over the next few days, if you have a child eligible for Free School Meals you will receive a letter detailing how you may redeem a voucher to the value of £40 as a contribution towards your food needs over the two week Easter break, 

FREE SCHOOL MEALS - Monday, 30th March update

 

If your child is entitled to a free school meal, you can collect 3 days worth of grab bags on Monday 30th March from Mr King who will be at the Pupil Entrance between 12-1pm.

 

Cardiff  Council is working on different arrangements for the future, we’ll keep you updated.

 

Diolch/ Thanks.

CHILDCARE ARRANGEMENTS FOR KEY WORKERS

 

Cardiff Council are prioritising child care for children of key workers in social care, health care and emergency services.

 

From Monday LAST RESORT childcare  for key workers will take place for Gabalfa Primary pupils in Whitchurch Primary School Hub.  If you require a place/places in this child care arrangement, please complete the form below.

 

Letter to parents/carers March 17th 2020

As a precaution, from Monday 16th March 2020 children will not have access to sand, water and play dough, and our Early Years staff will be undertaking regular sterilisation of all small toys and resources.

 

From Monday, all staff throughout the school will undertake the regular cleaning of surfaces, in addition to the daily clean by A&C, our cleaning company.

 

Pupils will only be allowed to have a drink during the school day if they bring a water bottle with their name on it.  Drinking fountains will be disinfected regularly.

 

All children are expected to wash their hands before eating and after using the toilet, and we will ensure that all pupils and visitors to the school wash their hands upon arrival at school and before leaving school.

General advice

Isolate your household - guidance

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