Swinton Queen Primary School

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ​

13 March 2020 (by schoollogin)

What are we doing about COVID-19 at Swinton Queen Primary School?


School Closure Letter

Please can we remind you that if it is at all possible for children to be at home then they should be.

As of 3.15pm today school will close for the majority of students until further notice. School will only be open for specific children. Please let school know if you believe that you are a key worker. School will need evidence of your employment. Please click on the key workers list below.  

Key Workers List 

Children who meet the criteria and continue to attend school can be provided with a cold lunch. 

Children who are free school meals or universal free school meals and are not attending school will still have the option to collect a cold meal (grab bag) from school. Further details to be confirmed. 

Universal free school meals letter 

In school we are following advice from the DfE which is updated on a daily basis. The Government continues to stress that personal hygiene is the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.

Videos to help support hand washing 







Should you have concerns the Department for Education coronavirus 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 as follows:

 Phone: 0800 046 8687
Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)

Click on the headings below for more information


Advice on the coronavirus for places of education

Updates on coronavirus 

Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas

Public Health England blog