Harton Academy

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Appropriate work for students

Dear Parents/Carers As you know we are making every effort to continue to supply appropriate work for students during these challenging and unprecedented times. Many subject leaders have set work through the department links on the school VLE. In addition to this, subject teachers are setting work using the assignments link. This arrangement should provide students with sufficient and varied tasks to maintain their focus whilst working from home. Students should not feel the need to complete all tasks but instead we would advise 1-2 hours of home learning per day. David Amos Head of School...

27 / 03 / 2020

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Appropriate work for students

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Notice for our families

Notice for our families, based on a summary of Government advice, published, 24 March 2020 From 20 March 2020, schools, colleges, nurseries, childminders and other registered childcare settings in England will close for all but the most vulnerable children and for children of critical workers. Vulnerable children in this context include children who have a social worker and those children and young people with education, health and care (EHC) plans. Those who have a social worker include children who have a child protection plan and those who are looked after by the local authority. A child may also be deemed to ...

25 / 03 / 2020

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Minister Ford's open letter to the SEND sector

Please find below an open letter from Vicky Ford MP. Minister Ford's open letter to the SEND sector...

25 / 03 / 2020

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Vicky Ford MP Open Letter to the SEND Sector

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Provision for students in receipt of free school meals

25 March 2020 Dear Parents and Carers Provision for students in receipt of free school meals (FSM) I appreciate that the Dicksons vouchers you received earlier this week are now null and void, as the store has been required to close. As we have previously indicated, we are revising our strategy regarding support for FSM pupils, once we are able to further determine the duration that the school is to be closed, and how we can best care for all of our pupils and their families. At the time of writing, we are still awaiting news on the Government’s national strategy to support you with your child’s free school meals. In the ...

25 / 03 / 2020

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'Critical Worker' Student Attendance

Dear Parents and Carers In order to plan for appropriate staffing to be in place to safeguard your child, could you please email headteacher@hartonacademy.co.uk in order to confirm that they will be coming to school? We will need to know the following information: Are you a ‘critical worker’ (see below)? What days will they be in this and next week? Please do bear in mind the most recent Government advice that school ought to be the very last resort for you, as your child needs to have limited contact with others. As we must all know by now, ...

23 / 03 / 2020

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Critical Worker Student Attendance
Phone: 0191 427 4050