During the Coronavirus outbreak we will be using this page to provide information on the situation at Marjory Kinnon School, and for support for our pupils and their families. We will add information to this page regularly. This page includes copies of our letters to parents and links to advice for parents, pupils and staff about Coronavirus. Please click on the links on the right for details of our approach to remote learning, pupil homework and other activities for pupils, both educational and fun. You will also find a list of websites which have useful advice on Coronavirus for parents of SEN pupils.
In this unprecedented time, we are going to experience a range of emotions, sometimes confusion, numbness or even no clearly identifiable feelings. This is all normal.
The NHS are offering free webinars regarding mental health and wellbeing that are free for anyone to access. These can be found HERE.
London Borough of Hounslow have put together some ideas for young people, families and staff, to support them during the pandemic:
LBH - Emotional wellbeing tips for children and families
LBH - Emotional wellbeing tips for staff
LBH - Helpful services for families
LBH - Helpful services for young people
Mind has developed a new Programme called 'Know my Mind'. It offers free 1:1, group, and peer support sessions. These cover a variety of topics from managing anxiety to coping during the pandemic. Groups start on Monday 1st March 2021. You can find out more HERE.
For pupils with ASD, food can be a difficult issue. This booklet provides suggestions for parents and carers to support their children during this time.
Communication from Marjory Kinnon School
Marjory Kinnon School has prepared a risk assessment which addresses health and safety issues impacting on how we run our site and look after staff, children, contractors, visitors, etc., in relation to Covid-19. It is regularly updated as further Government guidance is received. The Risk Assessment is set out below for information:
MKS Risk Assessment
The Risk Assessment reflects the Government guidance which can be read HERE.
Here is a list of the letters relevant to parents:
02.02.2021 Letter to all parents with current update
13.01.2021 Letter to all parents regarding school places
05.01.2021 Letter to all parents regarding school opening
02.01.2021 Letter to all parents regarding school opening
31.12.2020 Letter to all parents regarding school opening
16.12.2020 Letter to all parents regarding Covid-19 during the holidays
02.12.2020 Letter to all parents regarding end of term
23.10.2020 Half term update letter to all parents
15.10.2020 Letter to parents regarding further Covid-19 cases in school
05.10.2020 Letter to parents regarding a Covid-19 case in school
16.09.2020 Letter to parents on procedures if a child displays Covid-19 symptoms while at school
11.09.2020 Letter to all parents welcoming pupils back to school
07.09.2020 Letter to all parents regarding a Covid-19 case in school
24.08.2020 Guidance to all parents on return to school
24.06.2020 Letter to all parents with an update on Coronavirus
22.05.2020 Letter to all parents re Covid reopening
15.05.2020 Letter to all parents re possible reopening of school to more pupils in June
11.05.2020 Letter to all parents from Tom Bruce, Cabinet Member for Education, Children & Youth Services at London Borough of Hounslow
21.04.2020 Letter to all parents about Coronavirus
20.03.2020 Letter to all parents about provision during the school closure
Letter to all parents about closure of Marjory Kinnon School
Letter to parents of secondary pupils about homework
Letter to all parents with information about Coronavirus, including the latest Government advice