Highfield Primary School

Consideration Aspiration Responsibility Enjoyment

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

highfield.admin@trafford.gov.uk

0161 748 6096

Highfield's Recovery Curriculum for full opening in September can be found under the 'More' tab  > click on 'Curriculum'.

 

Highfield's Risk Assessment for full opening in September can be found HERE 

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What parents and carers need to know about early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term 2020

Statement from UK Chief Medical Officers

  • Please click HERE for the Government information for parents and carers.

 

  • DfE - Parents are encouraged to visit gov.uk/backtoschool for information and practical guidance to help them plan for their children’s return to school.

There is also a leaflet for parents HERE

 

  • Translation of guidance for parents and carers on early years providers, schools and colleges in the autumn term

              The DfE have translated the guidance for parents and carers with children in nursery, school, or college in the autumn term.

             The guidance is now available in the following languages:

Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline

The Department for Education coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline is available to answer questions about COVID-19 relating to education and children’s social care. Staff, parents and young people can contact this helpline by calling:

Phone: 0800 046 8687

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

On Monday 31 August (Bank Holiday) will operate from 10am to 4pm.

 

Actions you can take TO SUPPORT SCHOOL 

Do not send your child to nursery or school if:

Arrange a test if you or your child develops symptoms. Inform  school of the results.

If the test is positive, follow guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, and engage with the NHS Test and Trace process.

Returning to School

Unprecedented times is what we’ve been through, mixed feelings since March is certainly true.

The classrooms are ready, the teachers are near- the children returning; we’ll alleviate their fear.

From learning at home to staying 2 metres apart - it’s time for a ‘new normal’ let’s all make a start.

The time has arrived to begin a new school term, with children in classes, ready to learn.

Will it feel different? Yes, it just might. But safety is a priority, no need for a fright.

Different break times and lunches, start and finish times too. But everything is in place for the safety of you.

With uniforms ready and bags by the door, returning to school won’t be a chore.

As teachers, we have thought this all through, at the centre of everything is always you!

Children at different stages of school, whether you’re young at the very start - or moving to secondary, you’re all in our hearts.

Be brave, you can do this, it’s almost time for the school bell. Be happy and safe and keep yourselves well!

by Mrs Lewis

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Our end of 2019-20 poem...

 

Welcome to Highfield Primary School

Parents / Carers of children starting Nursery & Reception in September 2020 please visit New Starters pages  under our Classes 2020 heading.

Coronavirus

 

INFORMATION FOR CHILDREN

The government have produced a children’s guide to coronavirus which aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.  This is available at the following link:

https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/publication/childrens-guide-to-coronavirus/

or downloaded HERE

Click HERE for a book explaining Covid-19 and social distancing in a child friendly manner for young children
Click HERE for 'Coronavirus, a book for children'.

  

PLEASE READ THE MATERIAL AND DECIDE IF IT IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR CHILD.

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 INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

06.07.20 What parents and carers need to know about nurseries, childminders, schools and colleges until August 2020

29.06.20 Top tips to support reading at home KS2

29.06.20 Top tips to support reading at home

29.06.20 Support resources for parents - summary of links

22.06.20 Highfield Risk Assessment - COVID19

21.06.20 Helpful Resources - Looking after your Health and Wellbeing during the pandemic (signposting to services and helplines)

09.06.20 Highfield Risk Assessment - COVID19

07.06.20 Trafford Health Visitors are active on social media and regularly post useful information for Parents
                 and Carers – see linkhttps://www.facebook.com/TraffordHealthVisitors/

15.05.20 Trafford Sunrise Parent Workshops

06.05.20 Advice and Guidance sheets from Trafford Educational Psychology Service

21.04.20 Supporting routines at home - planning the day

20.04.20 Latest government advice for parents/carers of primary aged children

11.04.20 Supporting families with challenging behaviour

06.04.20 Supporting families during COVID 19

30.03.20 The government has produced guidance for families on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.  This can be found HERE  

26.03.20 Trafford's Community Response leaflet COVID-19

24.03.20  Trafford's Local Offer - Parent Information 

24.03.20  Unicef Advice for Parents - Coronavirus

Stay at home guidance from Gov.UK

The Government's latest information and advice on Coronavirus can be found HERE.

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Supporting wellbeing and mental health:

06.07.20 Information re Complimentary Counselling for Key Workers

01.05.20 Coronavirus anxiety toolkit for children and adults

01.05.20 Coping with anxiety during COVID19

21.04.20 Wellbeing menu

11.04.20 MIND - Information and advice to support your wellbeing and mental health

11.04.20 NHS 10 tips to help if you are worried about cornavirus

11.04.20 Young Minds - What to do if you're anxious about coronavirus (for older children)

06.04.20 Anna Freud National Centre for Children and families

06.04.20  MindEd for families

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Trafford community response -A dedicated helpline is up and running to support residents self-isolating due to coronavirus (COVID -19). It gives residents a direct line to the help available during this difficult time. They can call 0300 3309073 for assistance with shopping, getting essential medication, telephone
support, looking after pets and food parcels.

Advice for domestic violence victims
The government restrictions on people going out and about could have the unintended consequence of increasing domestic abuse.
Support is available for victims of domestic abuse in Trafford who feel at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak. If people need help or advice about domestic abuse they can call or text Trafford Domestic Abuse Service on 07534 066029
 

LETTERS HOME

20.01.20 Summer Reading Challenge

20.07.17  September 2020

20.07.17  School Update

22.06.20 Update and Information for Year 6

22.06.20 COVID 19 Whole School Update

08.06.20 Letter from Trafford

05.06.20 Further information for parents/carers whose children are returning to school

04.06.20 Key Worker & Vulnerable children - Summer 2 Start Information

04.06.20 Wider Opening of School - Update 3

02.06.20 Email to Year 1 Parents

02.06.20 Email to Year 6 Parents

21.05.20 Highfield Risk Assessment - COVID19

21.05.20 Wider Opening - further IMPORTANT update

21.05.20 Summer Term - Key Workers and Vulnerable children

19.05.20 Trafford Re-opening of schools

14.05.20 School Wider Re-opening - Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6

11.05.20   Letter from Mrs Robertson following Government announcement

24.04.20 Letter from Mrs Robertson and Mrs Brown

17.04.20  Letter to Year 6

27.03.20  Letter to children

27.03.20  Class email addresses

25.03.20 Highfield Update Letter

22.03.20 Coronavirus Update Information for Parents

16.03.20 Covid 19 Information and update for parents

13.03.20 Coronavirus Update  - Letter from Mrs Robertson 

 THE GOVERNMENT HAS launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education:

Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm – Saturday to Sunday



WELCOME

Highfield is a happy school, where children learn in a caring environment and all are valued.

We aim to develop creative approaches to learning where children are engaged, excited and enthused about what they are doing in school. We teach children to aim high and develop their individual skills and talents so that each child achieves their potential.

We want to instil in children a love of learning for its own sake and help them become confident, self-disciplined individuals capable of engaging in a lifelong process of learning.

 

I hope you find the information here a helpful insight into the life and work of our school.

Mrs L. Robertson

Headteacher

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KICKSTART BREAKFAST CLUB

From 7.15am in the school hall.

Register your child and book sessions for the  Breakfast Club via the Kickstart booking system online at www.wearekickstart.com.

 

Contact Us

Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester, M41 9PA

0161 748 6096

highfield.admin@trafford.gov.uk