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Welcome

We look forward to welcoming all of our children back from 7th September 2020. Welcome to James Wolfe Primary School with Centre for the Deaf. Our school is located in the centre of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, only a short distance from the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum.

COVID: school closure

 

UPDATES TO CHILDCARE PROVISION:

 

The Child Care provision is located at our Royal Hill Campus.

 

Please enter using the main gate (next to the car park entrance) and follow the signposted route to the right of the building. Upon arrival at the second gate, please call the school mobile number: 07557 381675

Childcare provision for eligible families during the extended school closure

 

Following the government directive, we will be running a child care provision during school closure at the Randall Place Campus.
This will operate with a skeleton staff and will not involve formal learning. In order to keep the numbers to a minimum and support the objective of slowing the spread of the coronavirus, the criteria has been set by the government and is precise. We ask that families only use this provision where there is no other alternative.

Our child care is only for:
- Children with an EHCP
- Children with an allocated social worker
- Children of parents who are critical workers. The term critical worker is defined as: “Critical workers include NHS staff, police, farmers and food retail workers, who need to be able to go out to work.”  Further guidance can be found here:

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

Our care provision will operate daily from 8am-6pm. Entrance and exit through the usual Breakfast Club door. Children do not need to wear uniform. Breakfast will be served between 8am and 9am and lunch will also be provided.

Attendance will be dependent on children being fit and healthy. Remember if anyone in the home has symptoms then children should self-isolate with the family for 14 days.
The school office remains closed so any communication for children who attend our care provision should use the following mobile number: 07557 381675 (only from Monday morning onwards).

 

Those eligible for free school meals.

 

As a school we are implementing a Tesco e-voucher scheme. Vouchers to the value of £12 per week for each child eligible for free school meals will be emailed to primary contact parents. Parents of children eligible for free school meals should email admin@jameswolfe.greenwich.sch.uk giving their child's name and requesting the e-vouchers. We will issue the vouchers fortnightly for the duration of the school closure. Please do not respond to any emails asking you to transfer money to pay for free school meals (see known scam above). Do continue to look out for texts and emails from us as a school regarding this. (Please note this is not universal free school meals). This voucher scheme replaces the free packed lunch we have been issuing.

 

Please let us know if:

  • you are worried about your child’s emotional or physical health and would like to talk to school staff about ideas to support this during any closure.
  • you would like advice about your child’s behaviour if you are at home for a few weeks.

 

Throughout any closure, the school can be contacted by emailing the following email address admin@jameswolfe.greenwich.sch.uk .  We will answer all emails and will phone you if you ask us to.

 

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