January 2021 – Lockdown Update

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Dear Parents and Carers, We are writing to give you an update regarding our practices and procedures for the new Lockdown period beginning on 5th January 2021. Thank you for your patience in allowing us to compile the guidance that we have received from Government and Local Authority, we apologise if this has been of any […]

December 2020 Update

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The latest IPC & risk assessment details any changes to practice & expectation from 2nd December 2020 and  is available to view here; Please ensure you read the information in full, as there are a few subtle changes to how we work coming out of Lockdown and into Tier 2, however the majority of our […]

Covid-19 Update August 2020

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Slowly but surely, we continue to work through our ‘phased return’ and to a state of normality.Whilst it is still a joy for us to hear the setting filled with the happy sounds of play and to see our children enjoying our provision once again, we must remain cautious as to the world in which […]

Update Horrabridge After School Club – July 2020

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We are updating you regarding the status for Horrabridge After School Club for September 2020.  The club, owned and run by The Old School Children’s Centre, has been closed since March 2020 due to Covid-19. Due to the government guidance and restrictions placed upon education and childcare settings, the club was unable to continue to operate and […]

Covid-19 Update July 2020

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From 20th July, some of the restrictions as to how early years settings can operate are being relaxed, for instance early years settings no longer have to keep childing in small consistent groups, or bubbles as they have been known.    Whilst this offers us more flexibility which will enable us to more effectively meet our family’s needs, we […]

Covid-19 Update 22nd June 2020 

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Since 1st June, we have seen the return of some of our children and it has been a real joy to have them with us again. To hear the setting filled with the sounds of play and to see how happy they were to return has been very affirming to us. The staff team have been […]

COVID – 19 Update 12.5.2020

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Dear Parents/ Carers, We are writing to update you on the position of The Old School following the Governments Announcement on 10.5.2020, whereby they disclosed their phased plan to ease the current restrictions in place. Further to the information released that evening, the Department for Education have confirmed that some education settings, including early years, […]

Newsletter Update April 2020

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Our latest Newsletters are now available to view.   This half term we are in a very different situation, whereby the setting is only open to critical workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Therefore we have created two newsletters, the first for our Key Worker families still in attendance and the second for those family currently […]