Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Advice

We will update this page with letters sent home and general updates in relation to COVID-19



Letters sent home

Family Update - 23rd October 2020

COVID-19 absence: A quick guide for parents / carers - 23rd September 2020

Parents carers letter - from Cllr Price and Dr Harling - 23.9.20

Return to Sleepover Club Risk Assessment - September 2020

Family Update - 11th September 2020

Symptom Checker - 8th September 2020

Family Update - 4th September 2020

Family Update - 26th August 2020

Family Update - 17th July 2020

Family Update - 10th July 2020

Family Update - 3rd July 2020

Family Update - 26th June 2020

Family Update - 19th June 2020

Family Update - 12th June 2020

School Nurses' Team Newsletter - June 2020

Family Update - 5th June 2020

Family Update - 29th May 2020

Family Update - 22nd May 2020

Staffordshire County Council Open Letter to Parents 22nd May 2020

Shaw Education Trust Letter to Staff and Parents - 18 May 2020

Family Update - 15th May 2020

COVID19 Update Letter 12th May 2020

Family Update - 7th May 2020

Family Update - 1st May 2020

Family Update - 24th April 2020

Family Update - 17th April 2020

CDOP Child Death Prevention Newsletter - Important Coronavirus Advice for Parents & Carers 17th April 2020

Family Update - 9th April 2020

COVID19 Update 3rd April 2020

COVID19 Update 26th March 2020

Minister Fords open letter to the SEND sector 24th March 2020

COVID19 Update March 23rd 2020

COVID19 Update March 22nd 2020

COVID19 Update March 20th 2020

Letter to families from Jo Morgan (CEO) 20/03/20

COVID19 Update March 19th 2020

COVID19 Update March 18th 2020

COVID19 Update March 17th 2020

COVID19 Update March 16th 2020

COVID19 Update March 12th 2020

COVID19 Update March 5th 2020

Advice for Staff re Phased Opening 1st June 2020


Information from the Department for Education

The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

The latest guidance for education settings is available here:



Information from Shaw Education Trust

Shaw Education Trust are consulting with their  schools, academies and colleges on a daily basis. 

LAST UPDATED: 16th March 2020



General Resources from Central Government, NHS,etc..

(Saxon Hill Academy are not responsible for the content of external websites)

NHS Information: Coronavirus Overview - 

NHS 111: 

UK Government: Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response - 

UK Government: Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19) - 

UK Government: Stay at home: guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection - 



Local Children’s Safeguarding Board

If you wish to report a safeguarding concern about a child please contact:

First Response: 0800 1313 126
Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm


Outside office hours: 0345 604 2886




Charities and Helplines

Children's charity dedicated to ending child abuse and child cruelty.
Phone: 0800 1111 for Childline for children (24-hour helpline)

0808 800 5000 for adults concerned about a child (24-hour helpline)


Young Minds
Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.

Phone: Parents' helpline 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm)


NHS helplines for conditions such as Stress, Anxiety and Depression can be found on the following link: 

Asthma UK: Coronavirus help and advice: 



Local Foodbank Information



Telephone: 01543 253003



Telephone: 01827 302434



Telephone: 01543 422394



Education and Health Care Plans (EHCP) Annual Review Meetings:

Please see the 'how to guide' below which explains how to access Microsoft Teams. Meetings can take place over the phone or via Microsoft Teams, whichever is preferred by parents/carers. 

If you have any questions, please contact George Turner. 

Microsoft Teams Guide for Parents/Carers

Postural Care session 27th Nov 2020