Coronavirus Updates

As we are planning our re-opening for September, we feel it is important to keep our whole schools community informed of our Risk Assessment which can be viewed on the link below. This is subject to ongoing review.

COVID-19 risk assessment Bishopton School

It can be a challenge working from home during the Covid 19 lockdown, it is important to get the right balance and making sure that you are looking after your mental and physical health, below are some links to some very useful information about working from home.

Working From Home Mental Health First Aid guide

Self Care

Public Health England’s advice on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak.

Tips for Parents to Manage Mental Wellbeing

We have created this page for parents/carers and pupils to be kept up to date as and when we receive any information or government guidance, please visit this page regularly to be kept up to date.

COVID 19 update letter 26th March

COVID 19 update letter 23rd March

Family Hub letter

Coronavirus; supporting children and staff wellbeing

Coronavirus; supporting children’s wellbeing

Family Hub letter

Letter to Parents &Carers 23/03/20 

Useful information for parents/careers

Many of you will have lots of questions that you may be struggling to find the answers to. The following link will hopefully provide you with some of the clarity you need:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

As schools are now closed to the majority of children and young people we are very aware that this is a troubling time and would like to let you know about https://www.kooth.com/  who provide online mental health and wellbeing support. This service can signpost to a safe environment where information, advice and guidance is accessible through articles, forums and confidential live chat.

If your child is feeling low in mood, worried or anxious and requires support from the schools Mental Health Support Team then please email your child’s name, school, year group and your telephone number to cypfamilies@alliancepsychology.com and someone will contact you. Your Mental Health Support Team is available Monday – Thursday 8.30-5.00pm and Fridays 8.30-4.30pm. Please note that we are not a crisis or out of hours emergency service. If you have serious concerns about your child’s mental health and wellbeing then you must contact your local CAMHS Crisis service on 0300 013 2000 Option 6

For those students who like to access online learning, and for any parents/carers worrying about work and revision for their child, please go to the online learning and resources page https://www.bishoptoncentre.org.uk/online-learning-resources/  this list was put together by colleagues working in education.

Letter to Parents and Carers re COVID 19

If anyone has any further questions, please get in touch and we will try to give you further clarity. You can get in touch by:

  • Ringing the school or emergency mobile number: 07547315243
  • Messaging the school Facebook page
  • Sending an email to the address: bishoptonpru@sbcschools.org.uk 

Take care and please ensure you are following the latest guidance in keeping yourself safe and healthy.