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Ridgeway Infant School

Together we can…Think Big, Have Fun, Learn More!

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admin@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk

Ridgeway Infant School, Uplands Avenue, Littleover, Derby DE23 1GG

01332 760770

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COVID-19 Response

 

Update 3rd September 2021

As we re-open for a new school year we would like to share with you our updated COVID-19 Risk Assessment. This has been updated following the new guidance and easing of restrictions. 

We also have a contingency plan in place should case numbers begin to rise and new preventative measures need to be put in place. You can access this document here

 

Update: 1st March 2021

School will reopen to all children from Monday 8th March to ALL CHILDREN. Please Click Here to find out more information. 

COVID-19 Risk Assessment This has been updated following the new guidance that has been released from the Government following the announcement that schools will full reopen from Monday 8th March. 

 

Update: 2nd February

Update to Parents/Carers about Remote Learning 

Remote Learning Overview

 

Update: 27th January 2021

Great news! From next week, Ridgeway staff will have access to twice weekly rapid COVID-19 tests to identify asymptomatic cases and break chains of transmission in schools. Please click here to find out more about how this may impact you if your children are currently attending school.

 

Update: 5th January 2021

After the announcement made by the Prime Minister on 4th January 2021, Ridgeway Infant School will only be open to vulnerable children and  those of Critical Worker families until at lest February Half-Term. All other children will be supported to learn at home through our Remote Learning offer. 

 

Update: 4th January 2021

Unfortunately, Ridgeway is not able to fully reopen to all children this week. Please Click Here to see a letter from our Chair of Governors for more details. We will be open to children of critical workers and vulnerable children only for the next two weeks and all other children should access remote learning from home.

COVID-19 Risk Assessment 

 

Out of Hours Contact

If you need to contact us out of school hours [e.g. in the evening or at the weekend], please contact Mrs Dale at head@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk and your child's class teacher. Please see below the email addresses for all teachers:

 

Class 1 - Miss Williams

rwilliams@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 2 - Mrs Jeffery

hjeffery@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 3 - Mrs King

kharford-smyth@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 4 - Mrs Hemsley

ngadsby@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 5 - Miss Muir

kmuir@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 6 - Miss Bailey

mbailey@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 7 - Miss Ellis

bellis@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 8 - Miss Bryan

ebryan@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

Class 9 - Miss Gallagher

cgallagher@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk 

 

Please do not send any messages regarding COVID related absence through Class Dojo.

 

Attendance

If you are unsure about whether or not your child should attend school, please check the COVID-19 Pupil Absence Guide. 

 

For more information about COVID-19 and how to get a test, please visit the following website: 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/testing-and-tracing/get-a-test-to-check-if-you-have-coronavirus/

 

Home Learning

If your child is not able to attend school due to COVID-19 related issues, please click here to access remote learning, You will be able to find the weekly learning activities in the relevant year group folder for your child. 

Remote Learning Guidelines

Remote Learning Contingency Plan 

 

Useful Websites 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) UK Government Website

 

Managing Worries

As the current situation can be quite scary for little children, the stories below may help to reduce any fears they may have about getting ill. We would encourage you to use the stories with your child so that they start to understand more about the virus. 

Story about Coronavirus

Everybody Worries by John Burgerman 

 

Rain Before Rainbows

If you would like any support answering any questions your child may have, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Learning Mentor, Mr Simpson, by emailing rsimpson@ridgeway.derby.sch.uk