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advice and guidance

This section is just for grown ups! Look here for updates from school, and ways to support your whole family at this time. Don't forget to find us on Facebook too!

Updates from school...



Over the last 3 weeks many of you have taken up our offer of food parcels thanks to the wonderful Salvation Army in South Wigston. It has been great for us as staff to serve our school community in this way, giving us a chance to see you! Please take a moment to read their guidance below on how they ensure the food you receive is safe to eat.

Salvation Army food parcel guidance


The DfE have put together this really useful guide to any questions you may have about the Free School Meal vouchers through EdenRed.  Please have a read in you have any problems or questions, but as always, feel free to get in touch with us and we'll do our best to help.

Free School Meals document


Capital Bytes have put together this document for parents about several free security and computing resources, along with a whole load of other lesson resources and learning packs put together by teachers. 

Capital Bytes Parents Resources v2


Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have devloped a self-care kit for primary children aimed at looking after their emotional health and wellbeing during this time. The kit covers lots of topics, including staying healthy, handling emotions, letting go of worries, staying connected plus some fun things to do at home. Click on the link below to download the kit.


The SDSA has launched a great new website called OffSchool. It is free for all families and local teachers and authors will be creating short films of fun learning activities for families at home to keep children excited and enthusiastic to learn right throughout the school closure period. Off School also helps parents and carers navigate their way through the maze of activities that are available. There is also a competition zone. Click on the link below to find out more! 


Welcome back to school after what has been the strangest Easter holidays ever! Your child's class team will be in touch today to say hello and catch up with you, and look out for work packs (and maybe a lovely treat) being delivered through your letterbox this week! Today is also the relaunch of BBC Bitesize featuring live online lessons every day. Click on the link below to have a look!


Please look through these 2 useful bits of information. The first is from the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust focusing on resilience, and the second is a factsheet with some tips on how to support learning at home. 

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust Update

How to support home learning factsheet


By now you should have received your Tesco voucher if your child receives Free School Meals. We hope this helps in some way until the Council are in a position to begin delivering meals straight to your homes. 

ParentInfo have provided 3 tips on how to talk to your child about the current situation.

CLICK HERE to read the article.


Teachers are delivering home learning packs this week. This pack contains work based on what topic your child should be learning in school and has some fun activities too! If you need any help or support, please email your child's teacher using the email address for your child's group (see above).

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