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COMMUNICATIONS

We will be sending out regular communications through our website, and our academy community via social media during the period of closure. Please ensure to keep updated with the latest news regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Careers Guidance During COVID 19 Restrictions
Whilst open days and face to face interviews will not be taking place for the foreseeable future, colleges and providers have assured us that applications for September are still being accepted and processed. Interviews will take place remotely. Please be aware that due to the current circumstances the processing of applications may take longer than usual. If you have any concerns over your/your child’s application for courses or training in September please contact Miss Carter at rebecca.carter@uetrust.org and she will be happy to help.

Internet Safety –

A practical guide for parents and carers whose children are using social media.

Social media guidance for parents

Support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online includes:

  • Internet matters – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • London Grid for Learning – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Net-aware – for support for parents and careers from the NSPCC
  • Parent info – for support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online
  • Thinkuknow – for advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online
  • UK Safer Internet Centre – advice for parents and carers

WORKING/LEARNING FROM HOME?

Each Academy has its own unique support page which will provide you access to Teams, Office365, Remote Desktop etc.

STUDENTS REQUIRING ICT SUPPORT FOR HOME LEARNING

We are offering support for students when working from home with IT issues. Email the dedicated student support helpdesk – StudentHelpDesk@uetrust.org

All of our students can download a copy of Office365 from home, see https://t.co/AFMnGBpbaM?amp=1

FREE SCHOOL MEALS

All students that are on free school meals will still be entitled to a food parcel, which can be delivered direct from Freshview. To enquire about this, please e-mail your relevant academy by visiting their website for unique details.

CHILDREN OF KEY WORKERS

As per the government advice, the school is open for students such as those who are classed as vulnerable, are looked after children, or who’s parents work in one of the roles defined as “Key workers” by the government. Please note that if there is provision for the students to stay at home, then they should.

If you would like to get in touch regarding this, please e-mail your relevant academy by visiting their website for unique details. 

Updates from the Trust

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision, the government have now released their list of key workers.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

DfE – COVID-19 Guidance The Department for Education (DfE) have asked schools to promote their helpline and website in social media, newsletters and bulletins: The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows: Phone: 0800 046 8687 Email: DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk Opening hours: 8am to 6pm …