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Dear Larkrise Community,


We will use this section of our website to pass onto you the information that has been given to schools regarding the Covid-19 situation. In addition to this:

We will continue to contact you via Parentmail and Dojo messenger.

Our class pages will be updated with daily lessons during term time

A weekly newsletter will be added to the website and sent out on Parentmail to help keep you informed about what the school is doing at this time.


To contact the school you can use:

To contact a senior leader from our Academy you can call Maltese Road Primary School office (where our key worker children are being educated) on 01245 357860. Please be aware that this senior leader will not necessarily be from Larkrise. 

To contact teachers you can use Dojo messenger.


All of our pupils may not be in school at this time, but the school is still at the hub of your community and we will be working to support you as far as we can in these exceptional circumstances.

Jennifer Kendall (Acting Headteacher)


Letter From Director of Education 20.04.2020

Letter from Director of Education 24.3.2020

Guidance on staying at Home 24.03.2020

What you need to know:


  • staff, young people and children should stay at home if they are unwell with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature to avoid spreading infection to others. Otherwise they should attend education or work as normal
  • if staff, young people or children become unwell on site with a new, continuous cough or a high temperature they should be sent home
  • clean and disinfect regularly touched objects and surfaces more often than usual using your standard cleaning products
  • supervise young children to ensure they wash their hands for 20 seconds more often than usual with soap and water or hand sanitiser and catch coughs and sneezes in tissues

What guidance has the Government given regarding coronavirus?


Schools and parents should refer to the latest information and advice from the Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England to get the most up to date guidance from Government.

What guidance has the Government given to schools regarding providing advice to pupils, staff and parents about coronavirus?

The Government has published guidance for schools and other educational settings in providing advice for pupils, students, staff and parents about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.


In terms of the advice that those displaying symptoms of COVID-19 should self isolate; the guidance for this can be found here:


Handwashing advice

The most important thing individuals can do to protect themselves is to wash their hands more often, for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water. Public Health England recommends that in addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing, everyone should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport.

Watch this short NHS film for guidance:

Government coronavirus action plan

Coping with Stress During the Covid-19 outbreak

Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust Letter 13.03.2020