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  • Happy Easter From KPNS!

    Published 04/04/21
    After what has been a very challenging term, we thought we would wish all our KPNS families a very happy Easter today and give you all a little giggle by sending you good wishes from our very own Easter Bunny 'Peter (Cresswell) Rabbit'! - Man
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  • Covid-19 cases over the Easter holiday

    Published 01/04/21

    COVID-19 OVER THE EASTER HOLIDAYS

    Over the first few days of the holiday, schools have been asked to help coordinate Public Health England’s response to any positive cases of Covid-19 amongst school age children.

    As such, if your child has a confirmed case before the 7th April, please contact us using contact@keyworth.notts.sch.uk  letting us know:

    • Your child’s name and class
    • When he / she was last in school
    • When he / she started to show symptoms
    • When he / she had a test
    • When the positive result was confirmed

    We will then contact members of staff and other children who might need to self-isolate.

    After the 7th, you should follow NHS advice and, if appropriate, let us know on the first day back, the 19th April, that your child is self-isolating following a positive test result.

    NHS advice can be found here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

    Further details:

    • If we are notified of a positive test by 7th April, and the child’s first symptoms occurred no less than 48 hours after their last day attending school (3rd April, if child attended on the 1st) we will attempt to trace contacts of that child in school, as per government advice, and following any further advice. We will usually email any contacts, so please do check emails regularly.
    • If a positive test result occurs after the 7th April, or symptoms occur 48 hours after the last attendance in school, we will not do any tracing as per government guidance. Track and trace will perform any tracing in these circumstances. However, please still let us know of a positive result. The graphic below may explain this more effectively.
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  • Parents' / Carers' Evening

    Published 01/04/21

    We will be holding our parents’ / carers’ evening during wb 26th April. This will be an opportunity for your child’s teacher to discuss his/her progress and also for you to ask questions. You will receive a written, interim report for your child the week before the parents’ evening meeting. Due to Covid-19, the meetings will take place by telephone and you can book an appointment using our online booking system here: CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    To book:

    • Select your child's class
    • Select a date during wb 26th April (different teachers have different availability that week)
    • Select a time
    • Add your contact details
    • Click 'Book' at the bottom of the page

    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

    Please note, we will hold our F1 parents' meeting later in the term - dates TBC.

    Please get in touch if you have any questions.

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  • Covid-19 - positve case in Y4 class

    Published 28/03/21

    We have been advised today that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school, in our Y4 class.

    We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with Public Health England. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child. Please be reassured that for most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. 

    The case is in our Y4 class, and the whole of the Y4 class have been asked to self-isolate. Although the child in question has siblings in other classes, the siblings had a negative test on Friday, and again today - as such, their classes are not affected. The whole family of the child that has tested positive are now in self-isolation. 

    Only children in Y4 need to self-isolate as the children are kept in strict bubbles during the school day. The school remains open and children NOT in Y4 should continue to attend as normal if they remain well and symptom free. 

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    What to do if your child develops symptoms of COVID 19  

    If your child develops symptoms of COVID-19, they must not come to school and should remain at home for at least 10 days from the date when their symptoms appeared. Anyone with symptoms will be eligible for a PCR test (the normally available test type) and this can be arranged via https://www.nhs.uk/ask-for-a-coronavirus-test or by calling 119.   

    All other household members who remain well, must stay at home and not leave the house for 10 days. This includes anyone in your ‘Support Bubble’. 

    Further information is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection  

    The household isolation period includes the day the first person in your household’s symptoms started (or the day their test was taken if they did not have symptoms) and the next 10 full days. This means that if, for example, your 10 day isolation period starts on the 15th of the month, your isolation period ends at 23:59 hrs on the 25th and you can return to your normal routine. 
    Household members should not go to work, school or public areas and exercise should be taken within the home.  

    If you require help with buying groceries, other shopping or picking up medication, or walking a dog, you should ask friends or family. Alternatively, you can order your shopping online and medication by phone or online. 

    Household members staying at home for 10 days will greatly reduce the overall amount of infection the household could pass on to others in the community 

    If you are able, move any vulnerable individuals (such as the elderly and those with underlying health conditions) out of your home, to stay with friends or family for the duration of the home isolation period. 

    Symptoms 

    The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: 

    • a new continuous cough 

    • a high temperature 

    • a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia) 

    For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild illness. 

    If your child does develop symptoms, you can seek advice from the nhs.uk website at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/check-if-you-have-coronavirus-symptoms/. If you are concerned about your child’s symptoms, or they are worsening you can seek advice from NHS 111 at https://111.nhs.uk/ or by phoning 111. 

    How to stop COVID-19 spreading 

    There are things you can do to help reduce the risk of you and anyone you live with getting ill with COVID-19 

    Do 

    • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds  

    • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available 

    • wash your hands as soon as you get home 

    • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze 

    • put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards 

    Further Information 

    Further information is available at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/  

     

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  • Welcome back to KPNS!

    Published 27/03/21

    What a fantastic first few weeks we have had after lockdown, enjoying all being back together once more at KPNS.

    The KS2 choir, and some of the other children in the school have been working on a project to show you all the wonderful things that have been going on around school since we have been back. 

    Please watch and enjoy our 'welcome home' video!

     

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  • Uniform Reminder.

    Published 26/03/21
    Understandably due to COVID 19 we have been slightly more  lenient over our uniform policy recently as we appreciate that children will have grown out of shoes, trousers etc.  From after the Easter holidays, we expect all children t
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  • Need a Laptop or Tablet?

    Published 23/03/21

    We have a small number of pre-loved:

    • Laptops running  Linux Mint
    • Laptops running Chrome OS
    • Tablets 

    These devices have all been PAT tested and are in working order - they are perfect for supporting home learning.

    If your child does not have a device to access his / her learning, please come and speak to us as we may be able to donate a device to you.

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  • Homework at KPNS- A reminder!

    Published 23/03/21
    Now we are back into our school routine, we would like parents and carers to support us in getting the children back into the weekly and termly homework expectations set by school. All the children in Key Stage 1 and 2 have taken part in a special
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  • Headspace Breathers

    Published 21/03/21

    Google and meditation app 'Headspace'  have teamed up for "Headspace Breathers," a weekly video series devoted to practising mindfulness

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  • Our Easter Egg Competition is BACK!

    Published 17/03/21

    KPNS needs Eggsellent and Eggstraordinary Eggs to Eggshibit!

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  • SCHOOLS ARE BACK...LET'S STAY ON TRACK!

    Published 08/03/21
    • Schools have re-opened to all children, but other national restrictions still remain the same - we need to keep on stopping the spread of the virus.
    • After weeks at home, the last thing you want is for your child to have to self-isolate and miss school..
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  • Keyworth Community Food Bank

    Published 08/03/21

    Fighting Poverty, Giving Hope

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