Category Archives: COVID-19

Free School Meals Voucher Scheme

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The government today (Tuesday 31st March) has issued guidelines regarding vouchers for those children eligible for Free School Meals, but academies still await further information necessary to implement the scheme.   The vouchers will be available for those families that have registered as entitled to free school meals with their academy. The programme does not include infant […]

Academy child protection measures during the COVID 19 outbreak

The way in which schools and colleges are currently operating in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is fundamentally different to business as usual. Most children are no longer in a school setting and staff numbers have been affected by the outbreak. The academy takes the safety and welfare of its pupils very seriously and thas therefore […]

Hardship Help Lines for Parents

An Emergency Hardship Fund has been launched in Kent to support families with children who have complex needs and who are facing increased challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. This Fund has been opened specifically to help those who already deal with the complex needs of their child or children and now also face increased challenges […]