+ Coronavirus Advice Home working, IT Issues and Updates Curriculum Parents' Forum My Child At School - Parent Portal + Exam ... Hummersknott Academy Edinburgh Drive Darlington County Durham DL3 8AR Phone: +44 (0)1325 241191 Email: enquiries@hummersknott.org.uk. If your key worker status situation changes and you cannot keep your child at home, please contact us at enquiries@hummersknott.org.uk. Resources can be uploaded and returned for assessment etc. Our distance-learning plan will be implemented for those affected. To all our students, please keep up with the work set. News. As a subscriber, you are shown 80% less display advertising when reading our articles. All work set will be on the homework section on Bromcom and a user guide for this was distributed last week. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. Equally, if your email or telephone contacts have altered since September 2019 please contact us as soon as possible to update them. This is in addition to cases just four days after children returned to school, when the school confirmed a Year 7 student had its first case of Covid-19 as a meeting of Darlington Borough Council’s children and young people scrutiny committee heard getting back to classes was proving challenging. This allows two-way interface between your child and their teachers. The precautions in place at Hummersknott Academy include: The compulsory wearing of facemasks in all communal areas; staggered start and finish times for all year groups; separate entry and exit points for all year groups; strict year group bubbles during the school day; separate break and lunchtimes areas and times for each year group. Thank you for your patience today, specifically around your child’s access to Bromcom. Image Gallery Video Gallery. I am writing to update you on the current situation within school regarding the Coronavirus outbreak. We thank all parents for being as proactive as possible in following Government recommendations and arranging to keep their children at home, this has enabled us to fully support front line workers and to ensure the safety of both students and staff. A HEAD teacher has reassured parents that all Covid-19 safety measures are in place after a second confirmed case at a North-East secondary school. … Across the two countries it … If you experience difficulties with this, please contact systems services on helpdesk@hummersknott.org.uk. I will, of course, contact you if our situation changes. For those of you with children in Year 11, I understand the concern around ongoing exam preparation. We will, of course, keep you updated via email/letter and the websites of both schools as the situation evolves. You can unsubscribe at any time. I thank you in advance for your patience and understanding and assure you that we will address any problems as soon as possible. In the meantime, can I thank you for your ongoing support, cooperation and communication. As you are probably already aware, following last night’s announcements by central government, we are to close the Academy on Friday 20 March 2020 for all students, except for those whose parents/carers/guardians are deemed to be ‘key workers’ and some of our most vulnerable children. I will update you whenever the situation develops. It is also vital that Year 11 and all our students continue learning by logging on to Bromcom and accessing all tasks and materials. Hummersknott Academy, which has confirmed a Year Seven student has caught Covid-19 . At present, there are no plans centrally to change summer exams and we continue to work towards those timescales, although we are aware that the exam boards are monitoring the situation closely and will take appropriate action if they deem this necessary. It is important that we continue to promote these adverts as our local businesses need as much support as possible during these challenging times. Arrangements for this are still to be published but rest assured that we and the education community will be doing everything in our power to ensure that our students are not disadvantaged. We understand the reasons for this and appreciate your contact with the school, as well as the difficult decisions that you are all facing. Finally, as we have told all the children in our schools, nothing is stopping, we just have to do things differently for a period of time. All of our students have had their Bromcom accounts checked to ensure access to the system. I hope you and your families are ok and managing to stay safe and well despite the different circumstances we all find ourselves in. For those with young people in Year 11 it is clear that the process of assessment in the summer will take a different form. Unfortunately, time has been against us following the decision to close schools this week and subsequent guidance. In addition to distance learning, both schools will maintain their child welfare service, this is important to us and as such pastoral leaders and family liaison workers will continue to provide care, albeit in a different format. Advice given to support our children’s mental and physical health and general wellbeing is to try wherever possible to develop routines and enable the children to manage school work, participate in fun non school based activities in the home, take regular exercise and remain socially connected to friends and family albeit remotely. Newsletters Hummersknott Alumni Association Latest News 2020-21 Calendar. If you have any other concerns around your child’s potential distance learning, please contact their College Manager. In the meantime, please can you check your Bromcom access at home, ensure you have passwords and that you and your child can utilise the homework section. I look forward to welcoming all children back to our schools as soon as possible. Image Gallery Video Gallery. Our Systems Services Team are actively addressing all individual concerns and Bromcom are investigating their own issues. The long awaited return to school has been cut short for thousands of students in England and Wales due to coronavirus outbreaks. In the meantime, I would like to wish you and your families all the very best in these difficult times. Academy Trust. However, if the number of staff absences increases significantly, the situation may need to change. Our position is now clearer in terms of the number of children who are accessing on-site provision, specific logistical information will be sent directly to parents of those students. Two pupils at Hummersknott Academy, in Darlington, are now being treated as confirmed cases of coronavirus. College Managers will contact students daily via Bromcom and our extended welfare team will maintain contact as appropriate. It is vital that learning does not stop. Whilst the definitive list of key workers is yet to be published by central government, we believe that as a minimum it is likely to include people who work in the following sectors: • health workers• police officers• supermarket delivery drivers• those caring for vulnerable and elderly people• teachers• prison officers• social workers• firefighters• highways agency workers. We sent out information last week about what to do to if you suspect that you or a family member is exhibiting signs of the virus and how we can all act to seek to prevent greater spread of infection. News. Unless directed otherwise or the situation changes, we maintain our school and the education of our young people continues as usual. As we said in assemblies 2 weeks ago nothing is stopping, we are just changing how we work for a period of time. Coronavirus Advice + Home working, IT Issues and Updates; Curriculum; Parents' Forum; My Child At School; Exam Timetables and Information + Y11 GCSE Results information 2020; Academy Information. HP10 9TY | 01676637 | Registered in England & Wales. If you have a complaint about the editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then please contact the editor here. You can read it here, Dear Parent/Guardian /Students of Hummersknott Academy.
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