Latest Covid-19 News and Updates

Parents must be vigilant and not send students to school if they are displaying ANY symptoms of being unwell as it is common for first signs to be symptoms other than the classic 3 of high temperature, cough and loss of taste/smell. Students should not return to school until they are fully recovered.

What to do if a student shows symptoms of Coronavirus

This flowchart shows step-by-step actions to follow when a student shows symptoms of coronavirus.

School Guidance

We are working hard to keep parents/carers and students up to date with any changes in school that are necessary as a result of the current coronavirus pandemic.

Some school policies and guidelines have been updated temporarily to reflect the current circumstances. Please read and be aware of changes to:

JCSC Uniform

School Meals

Behaviour Policy (see addendum page 20)

When changes need to be made or we have new information to share, we will update parents using the My Child App and social media – like our Facebook page to see the posts we share.

Hampers for isolating students who receive Free School Meals (FSM)

Food hampers are available for students required to isolate who usually receive free school meals. Along with a variety of foods for lunches and desserts, plus breakfast cereal, each hamper includes a recipe booklet of ideas for using the ingredients. Please call the office or email to arrange hampers.

Food Hamper Letter

JCSC Covid-19 Letters and Updates

Our Executive Headteacher has been sharing the impact of COVID-19 in his regular blog posts/letters to parents, if you’ve missed any of these, you can catch up below, along with other updates relating to coronavirus:

Letter to Parents 8th Jan

Testing Privacy Form (see consent letter below)

Consent Letter to Parents (see privacy notice above)

Update to Year 5 and 6 Learning

Key Workers & Remote Learning

Year 5 and 6 Online Learning 6th Jan

Letter to Parents 5th Jan

Letter to Parents 4th Jan

Letter to Parents December 10th – Training Day December 18th

Letter to Y8-13 Parents 25th Nov – Coronavirus Cases

Letter to Parents 20th Nov – Coronavirus Cases and Home Learning

Letter to Parents Oct 29th – Google Classroom and Guardians

JCSC letter home – Covid-19 Guidelines September 2020

Bubble allocations Sept 2020

Accessible COVID-19 risk assessment 2020 V1.1

Keyworkers and social distancing information – March 2020

End of Year Letter – July 18

Coronavirus Update – Week 9

Coronavirus Update – Week 8

Coronavirus Update – Week 7

Coronavirus Update – Week 6

Coronavirus Update – Week 5

Coronavirus Update – Week 4

Coronavirus Update – Week 3

Coronavirus Update – Week 2

Coronavirus Update – Week 1

National Guidance

The new national restrictions will apply across England from November 5th.

The new self-isolation period came into effect on December 14th.

Northumberland County Council Guidance

Common Cold and COVID-19 Symptoms (21/09/20)

Northumberland County Council COVID-19 Update 2nd December 2020

NHS Guidance

The NHS has issued the following guidelines in relation to coronavirus prevention and testing:

Test and Trace 23rd September