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Remote learning timetables

Remote learning timetables, for all year groups, can now be viewed here.

IMPORTANT information
Department of education announcement December 31st 2020

School will be closed to all students (except those in the HUB) on 4th Jan 2021.

Live learning (from home) for YEAR 11 ONLY will start on Tues 5th Jan 2021.

Years 7 - 10 will have an extended holiday until Monday 11th Jan 2021.

Year 11 will return to school on Monday 11th Jan 2021.

Years 7 - 10 will be live learning (from home) from Monday 11th Jan 2021.

All years will return to school on Monday 18th Jan 2021.

Students who need a school place because they are children of key workers, vulnerable, or SEND can come to school.

Places can be booked via email on bookings@lostock.trafford.sch.uk .

Once you have contacted this email you can assume you have a place from 5th Jan 2021 - do not wait for a response as school is closed for the holiday.

Timetables for live learning from home will be shared by email with families.

All of these changes are last minute because of an announcement made by the government on New Years Eve that all secondary schools would have to test all staff and students before returning to school in January 2021, following alarming increases in numbers of COVID confirmed cases.

Please do check your emails and messages during the next few weeks as we will be seeking consent for testing your child and setting up test dates and times. 

Year 11 examinations in PE, Creative iMedia, and Hospitality & Catering will be taking place as planned.

HELP IS AVAILABLE OVER THE FESTIVE PERIOD

 

This year has been difficult for everyone. The Trafford Directory, in conjunction with our Family Information Service, have compiled a new page about the support available for residents over the Christmas period. If you're particularly struggling over this festive period there is help available with:

  • Food provisions
  • Gift provision
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Christmas cheer
  • Further information on support with money matters

Please click the link below for full details:

Support available over the festive period

 

internet safety tips for kids

 

CEOP has created a page to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

 

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/

COVID-19

We are continuing to receive regular updates and advice regarding the Covid-19 virus.

The following link is provides advice for pupils, students, staff and parents or carers.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-educational-settings-about-covid-19

 

There is also a dedicated helpline for assistance as follows:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk

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

 

We are advised that no school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do so by Public Health England.

 

The Local Authority is meeting regularly to ensure we are prepared and updated on all current advice and we will disseminate information as appropriate.

 

wE NEED YOUR SUPPORT

One of our Lostock students, Tamia Riley, has started a fantastic petition to ask retailers to make affordable undergarments in a variety of skin tone rather than one generic "natural" shade.

Please support Tamia's amazing petition using the link below: 

Here’s the link: http://chng.it/KKfvCMLNYy

 

Fantastic Tamia!

 

Update: Tamia also appeared on BBC Newsround! Click here to view her article.