Please be assured that Wistaston Academy is following the latest guidance from the Local Authority, Public Health England and the Department for Education in regards to the Coronavirus.
Here are some useful weblinks should you require any further information:
Government Guidance: What Parents/Carers need to know about Early Years, Schools and Colleges during Covid-19 (updated 24.02.21)
Government Guidance: For Parents/Carers of children attending Out of School settings during the Coronavirus outbreak (updated 23.02.21)
Government Guidance: Supporting your children's remote education during Coronavirus
NHS Symptom Checker
Latest NHS information and advice about Coronavirus
The Department for Education has launched a helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687 - Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
No school should close in response to a suspected (or confirmed) COVID-19 case unless advised to do by Public Health England.
The best way to tackle the challenge posed by Coronavirus is by following public health authorities' advice, for example on hand washing, and reducing the impact and spread of misinformation by relying on information from trusted sources, such as that on www.nhs.uk and gov.uk.